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What Is Your Race? - a book by Prewitt, Kenneth

What Is Your Race?

The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans

What Is Your Race?( )
Author: Prewitt, Kenneth
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

America is preoccupied with race statistics--perhaps more than any other nation. Do these statistics illuminate social reality and produce coherent social policy, or cloud that reality and confuse social policy? Does America still have a color line? Who is on which side? Does it have a different "race" line--the nativity line--separating the native born from the foreign born? You might expect to answer these and similar questions with the government's "statistical races." Not...
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