Why the Census must frame the right questions on race and national origin
- April 25, 2017
- Jennifer Lee, sociology, in Zocalo Public Square, April 25, 2017
Jennifer Lee, Chancellor’s Fellow and professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, [writes]: Since its inception in 1790, the U.S. Census has aimed to count every living person in the country, and the stakes are high. The results of the census determine the allocation of hundreds of billions of federal dollars, which affect every slice of American life.
For the full story, please visit http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2017/04/25/census-must-frame-right-questions-race-national-origin/ideas/nexus/.
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