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Investigating Change in American Society

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ISBN-10: 053462281X

ISBN-13: 9780534622817

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: William H. Frey

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This workbook/website combination allows students to analyze and manipulate huge data sets drawn from the 2000 U.S. Census. Each chapter consists of exercises specifically tailored to data sets drawn from the U.S. Census. Students gain access to the software and data sets by using passcodes provided with each copy of the text.
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Book details

List price: $128.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 223
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Overview and Getting Started
Timeline: World War II to the Present
Investigating Change
Accessing Data and Making Tables
Graphing Overview
Investigation Topics
Population Structure: Cohorts, Ages, and Change
Key Concepts
Cohorts and Changing Age Structure
Women Live Longer
Baby Boomers, X'ers, and Diplomas
Cohort Differences in Marital Status
Recent Immigration and Population Structure
Immigration, Age, and Race and Ethnicity
The Multiracial Population
Geography
Think Tank: Learning More with CensusScope.org
Race and Ethnic Inequality
Key Concepts
Education and Race/Ethnicity
Occupation and Race/Ethnicity
Earnings Inequalities
Think Tank
Immigrant Assimilation
Key Concepts
The Immigrant Population
Immigrant Geographic Location
Immigrant Age Structure
English Language Proficiency
Education and Assimilation
Occupation and Assimilation
Earnings and Assimilation
Think Tank
Labor Force
Key Concepts
Overall Trends
Men's Labor Force Participation
Women's Labor Force Participation
Think Tank
Marriage, Divorce, and Cohabitation
Key Concepts
Marital Trends
Marriage Choices
Divorce
Cohabitation
Think Tank
Gender Inequality
Key Concepts
Educational Attainment
Occupation and Gender
Education and Occupation
The Gender Gap in Earnings
Think Tank
Households and Families
Key Concepts
Household Trends
Nonfamily Households
Married Couple Families
Male and Female Headed Families
Housing and Households
Think Tank
Poverty
Key Concepts
The Race and Ethnicity of Poverty
Households and Poverty
Gender and the Feminization of Poverty
Age and Poverty
Education and Poverty
Geography of Poverty
Think Tank
Children
Key Concepts
Total Child Population
Race, Ethnicity, Immigration and Children
Family Structure
Economic Well-Being of Children
Children in School
Think Tank
The Older Population
Key Concepts
Getting Older
Marital and Household Changes
Economic Situation
Health and Disability
Think Tank
References and Resources
What is the Census?
Resources on the World Wide Web
Index of Key Concepts
Guide to Datasets