Atlas of American Diversity

Atlas of American Diversity

by Larry Hajime Shinagawa, Michael Jang


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Atlas of American Diversity by Larry Hajime Shinagawa, Michael Jang

The Atlas of American Diversity illustrates racial and ethnic variance in America today and probes the issues that affect diverse groups. Immigration and migration, socioeconomic status, health, crime, language, and politics are examined as they relate to various racial and ethnic subjects. Color maps and charts provide the scholar, student, or policy analyst with easily digestible statistical information and references. These graphical representations highlight conditions and trends not readily observable by reading tabular information. The assertion that "a picture is worth a thousand words" is true, especially in contemporary society, where people are deluged with incomprehensible statistics. The Atlas of American Diversity presents a clear view of information about, and issues confronting, America's eclectic population. Includes over 200 maps, tables and charts

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761991274
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 03/09/1998
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.22(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

chapter 1 Introduction chapter 2 1. Where Do They Live? chapter 3 2. Demographics chapter 4 3. Immigration and Migration chapter 5 5. Education chapter 6 6. Labor, Occupation, and Society chapter 7 7. Health chapter 8 8. Crime and Justice chapter 9 9. Language chapter 10 10. Politics chapter 11 Bibliography chapter 12 Glossary chapter 13 Resource Directory chapter 14 Index

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