A Portrait of America: The Demographic Perspective by John Iceland

By John Iceland

Portrait of the US describes our nation’s altering inhabitants and examines via a demographic lens a few of our such a lot urgent modern demanding situations, starting from poverty and monetary inequality to racial tensions and wellbeing and fitness disparities. Celebrated authorJohn Iceland covers a number of issues, together with America's old demographic progress; the yank relatives at the present time; gender inequality; monetary future health; immigration and variety; racial and ethnic inequality; inner migration and home segregation; and well-being and mortality.

The dialogue of those themes is educated by way of numerous assets, together with an exam of family survey information, and through syntheses of latest released fabric, either quantitative and qualitative. Iceland discusses the present matters and controversies round those topics, highlighting their function in daily debates happening in Congress, the media, and in American residing rooms. each one bankruptcy comprises ancient historical past, in addition to a dialogue of ways styles and traits within the usa evaluate to these in peer countries.

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