Census 2000: A Student Guide for Sociology / Edition 2

Census 2000: A Student Guide for Sociology / Edition 2

by D.R. Wilson
     
 

This updated guide to the 2000 Census to help instructors and students keep up with the steady stream of Census 2000 material. The 2000 Census presents a bounty of information and data key to understanding the changing nature of American society. Keeping up with the flood of releases is a major challenge for both teachers and students alike. This updated guide

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This updated guide to the 2000 Census to help instructors and students keep up with the steady stream of Census 2000 material. The 2000 Census presents a bounty of information and data key to understanding the changing nature of American society. Keeping up with the flood of releases is a major challenge for both teachers and students alike. This updated guide contains a brief introduction to the Census, important trends that the Census reveals, critical thinking exercises, test questions, and demographic graphs. The booklet also sends students to Wadsworth's Census website, where interactive graphs, maps, and charts help illustrate the findings. Using this guide, you will be more prepared to understand and to discover for yourself the many ways in which the American demographic landscape is changing. It is also available online.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534587871
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/08/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.08(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.41(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword. 1. An Introduction to the 2000 Census. 2. Your Road Map for the Census 2000 Home Page. 3. How You Can Use the 2000 Census for Future Projects. 4. Internet References. 5. Major Trends as Reported by the 2000 Census. 6. Population Growth. 7. Increased Diversity. 8. Aging Population. 9. The Hispanic Population. 10. The African American Population. 11. The American Household. 12. The Controversy About Sampling. 13. Testing Your Knowledge of the 2000 Census. 14. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics for all 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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