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Title The demography of the Hispanic population : selected essays / edited by Richard R. Verdugo.
Published Charlotte, NC : Information Age Pub., c2012.
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 Floor2  E184.S75 D464 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 144 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The Hispanic population in the United States
Hispanic population in the United States (Charlotte, N.C.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Hispanics, immigrants, and the growth of the U.S. population, 1850-2007 / Richard R. Verdugo -- Contemporary migration and the Hispanic population in the United States / Karen A. Woodrow-Lafield -- The Latino paradox / Rogelio Saenz and Trinidad Morales -- Mortality among the U.S. Hispanic population / Robert A. Hummer and Juanita J. Chinn -- Disappearing Hispanics? : the case of Los Angeles County, California, 1990-2000 / Matt Kaneshiro, Amanda Martinez, and David A. Swanson -- Latino baby boomers : new elders for a diverse America / Fernando Torres-Gil, Zachary Gassoumis, and Kathleen Wilber.
Summary The Hispanic population has dramatically grown since the middle of the 20th Century. Demographers predict that by the year 2050, one in three Americans will of Hispanic origin. But the Hispanic population is not a homogeneous group; it varies by race and ethnicity, culture, economic status, education, and other important factors. The purpose of the present volume is to provide information on selected topics regarding the growth, distribution, and size of the Hispanic population. The volume brings together an eclectic set of six research papers. The first four examine traditional demographic topics: population growth, mortality, and immigration. The last two address topics that are not often examined among Hispanics: Hispanic Baby Boomers, and an interesting study on self identification among Hispanics using vital events data and census data.--From publisher description.
Subject Hispanic Americans -- Population.
Hispanic Americans -- Mortality.
Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions.
Hispanic Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Older Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions.
United States -- Population.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Related Names Verdugo, Richard R.
ISBN 1617356808 (pbk.)
9781617356803 (pbk.)
9781617356810 (hardcover)
1617356816 (hardcover)
9781617356827 (ebook)
1617356824 (ebook)
OCLC number 758646906