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By John Iceland

Portrait of the US describes our nation’s altering inhabitants and examines via a demographic lens a few of our such a lot urgent modern demanding situations, starting from poverty and financial inequality to racial tensions and health and wellbeing disparities. Celebrated authorJohn Iceland covers a variety of subject matters, together with America's old demographic progress; the yankee family members this present day; gender inequality; financial future health; immigration and variety; racial and ethnic inequality; inner migration and home segregation; and healthiness and mortality.

The dialogue of those subject matters is proficient through a number of resources, together with an exam of loved ones survey facts, and by means of syntheses of present released fabric, either quantitative and qualitative. Iceland discusses the present concerns and controversies round those topics, highlighting their function in daily debates happening in Congress, the media, and in American dwelling rooms. every one bankruptcy comprises old history, in addition to a dialogue of ways styles and tendencies within the usa evaluate to these in peer countries.

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