Answers to Census' race question changes over time
- March 30, 2011
- Ruben Rumbaut, sociology professor, is featured on National Public Radio and three additional stations March 30, 2011
Census figures show the Hispanic population in the United States now accounts for more than half of the nation's growth in the past decade. But how to classify and measure Hispanics in the Census is complicated, since they are an ethnicity not a race. Ruben Rumbaut, a professor of sociology at the University of California at Irvine, talks to Steve Inskeep about the predicament.
Audio link available at http://www.npr.org/2011/03/30/134974387/Race-Among-Hispanics?ft=1&f=1015...
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