The New Face of America: How the Emerging Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority is Changing the United States

The New Face of America: How the Emerging Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority is Changing the United States

by Eric J. Bailey

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Overview

The New Face of America: How the Emerging Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority is Changing the United States by Eric J. Bailey

This unique and important book investigates what it means to be multiracial and/or multiethnic in the United States, examining the issues involved from personal, societal, and cultural perspectives.

• A chronology of the growth of the multiracial population in the United States

• Charts highlighting multiracial population growth patterns in the United States

• A map showing which parts of the United States have the highest numbers and largest growth of multiracials

• A bibliography of multiracial and multiethnic references from all types of disciplines

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313385698
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/31/2013
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Eric J. Bailey, PhD, is professor of anthropology and public health at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Part I Overview and Current Issues

1 How the Emerging Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority Is Changing the United States 3

2 The Multiracial Population: U.S. Census Assessment 13

3 Struggling with Identity and Place within U.S. Society 23

Part II Background Issues

4 The Cultural History of Multiracialism in America 37

5 The One-Drop Rule 49

Part III Significant Biological, Health, and Lifestyle Issues

6 The Physical Features of Multiracial Populations 59

7 Multiracial Health Disparities 75

8 Multiracials and Bone Marrow Transplants 81

9 Multiracials and Transracial Adoption 89

Part IV Future Trends

10 Multiracial Celebrities: Leading America to the Next Century 105

11 Global Multiracial Issues 125

12 Multiracials: Speaking Out about the Issues 133

13 The Future of Our World: The Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority 145

Glossary 149

Appendix 1 Multiracial and Multiethnic Organizations and Websites 151

Appendix 2 Multiracial and Multiethnic Suggested Readings 153

References 157

Index 169

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