Targeting our changing nation, by the numbers

Anderson, Kay
February 2002
Furniture/Today;2/18/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p71
Trade Publication
Presents opinion of the author on demographic aspect of the word 'minority' regarding peoples of the U.S. with African heritages or Afro-American and Hispanic race. Overview of demographic parlance of this issue; Relation of this issue with business enterprises of the U.S.


Related Articles

  • Who is Hispanic? Definitions and Their Consequences. Zimmerman, Rick S.; Vega, William A.; Gil, Andres G.; Warheit, George J.; Apospori, Eleni; Biafora, Frank // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1994, Vol. 84 Issue 12, p1985 

    What is the appropriate method for classifying Spanish-speaking-origin inhabitants of the United States? This paper presents relevant data from the first wave of a longitudinal study of adolescents in the greater Miami area. As expected, the broadest definition -"up to third generation"...

  • Sex and Ethnic Differences in the Perception of Educational and Career-Related Barriers and Levels of Coping Eficacy. Luzzo, Darrell Anthony; McWhirter, Ellen Hawley // Journal of Counseling & Development;Winter2001, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p61 

    Participants (168 female and 118 male undergraduate students) completed a brief questionnaire, a measure of perceived educational and career-related barriers, and a measure of coping efficacy. As expected, women and ethnic minorities anticipated significantly more career-related barriers than...

  • RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL: AN EMPIRICAL TEST. Johnson, Norris R.; Marple, David P. // Sociological Focus;Fall73, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p6 

    The article presents a discussion of competitive and pressure resources which minority groups can use to force occupational opportunities were tested with data from the professional basketball leagues. Specifically, researchers tested whether Afro-Americans had equal opportunity in professional...

  • AGE DIFFERENCES OF SPOUSES IN MEXICAN AMERICAN INTERMARRIAGE: EXPLORING THE COST OF MINORITY ASSIMILATION. Kearl, Michael C.; Murguia, Edward // Social Science Quarterly (University of Texas Press);Jun1985, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p453 

    One widely recognized indicator of minority assimilation into the majority society is intermarriage between minority and majority groups. This study considers the costs of minority members entering into exogamous unions with a spouse from the majority culture. Age differences are used as a...

  • Answer Key.  // 16 Extraordinary African Americans, 2nd Edition;2007, p95 

    The article presents answers to questions related to notable African Americans, including facts about the featured Africans, their stories, as well as lessons that can be learned from them.

  • "I Am The Darker Sister:" Responses From Women Of Color. Razak, Arisika // Journal of Women & Religion;2002, Vol. 20, p179 

    Explores intrinsic and extrinsic social and cultural factors which limit the access of colored communities in California to advanced reproductive technologies. Definition of terms and procedures; Details on California demographics; Core cultural values of colored communities.

  • Native Americans of the Northeast Overview.  // First Americans: Legends, Folklore & Myths Across the U.S.A.;2008, p19 

    The article offers information on the attributions of the Native Americans of the Northeast. During the time when the European interacted with the Native Americans, there exist two tribes in the Northeast, including Algonquians and the Iroquoians. The Iroquoians built longhouses which were...

  • "Asian": Just A Simple Word. Kuong C. Ly // Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge;Fall2003/Spring2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p116 

    Throughout my life, I'm face with several questions of "What does it mean to be Asian?" and "How do you define being Asian?" "It's only a word" is what I tell myself. But, I know that it is so much more than that. The racial side of my mind tells me I should break the Asian American mold of...

  • Hispanic Paradox in Biological Risk Profiles. Crimmins, Eileen M.; Ki Kim, Jung; Alley, Dawn E.; Karlamangla, Arun; Seeman, Teresa // American Journal of Public Health;Jul2007, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p1305 

    Objectives. We examined biological risk profiles by race, ethnicity, and nativity to evaluate evidence for a Hispanic paradox in measured health indicators. Methods. We used data on adults aged 40 years and older (n=4206) from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (1999-2002) to...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics