Racial Mismatch: The Divergence Between Form and Function in Data for Monitoring Racial Discrimination of Hispanics
AbstractA primary justification for collecting U.S. racial statistics is the need to monitor racial discrimination. This article aims to show how analyses of Hispanics-who may officially be of any race-tend to miss discrimination based on racial appearance by relying on data that instead capture racial self-identification, a different aspect of race that often does not correspond. Copyright (c) 2010 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.
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Volume (Year): 91 (2010)
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