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By John Iceland

Portrait of the USA 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 monetary inequality to racial tensions and well-being disparities. Celebrated authorJohn Iceland covers a number of subject matters, together with America's old demographic development; the yank kinfolk at the present time; gender inequality; fiscal wellbeing and fitness; immigration and variety; racial and ethnic inequality; inner migration and home segregation; and health and wellbeing and mortality.

The dialogue of those issues is knowledgeable through numerous resources, together with an exam of family survey info, and via syntheses of latest released fabric, either quantitative and qualitative. Iceland discusses the present concerns and controversies round those subject matters, highlighting their position in daily debates occurring in Congress, the media, and in American residing rooms. every one bankruptcy comprises historic heritage, in addition to a dialogue of ways styles and tendencies within the usa examine to these in peer countries.

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