America's Americans: Population Issues in U.S. Society and Politics

Edited by Philip D. Davies
1 June 2007
229 × 152 mm
400 pp
Paperback: 978-1-900039-79-6
This book examines the social, cultural, economic, and political effects of modern demographic change in the United States. The contributors from the U.S. and the U.K. draw on new research to analyze a wide range of issues pertaining to the diversity of American society.

Topics include:
Latino immigrant incorporation
  • racial and ethnic integration in metropolitan contexts
  • population self-determination, and Native Americans
  • public policy issues relating to immigration
  • growth of the U.S. prison population
  • changing nature of poverty in the United States
  • politics of demographic and social change at national and local levels
  • historical change in the labor force participation of women