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Federal measures of race and ethnicity and the implications for the 2000 census

hearings before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, April 23, May 22, and July 25, 1997.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnicity -- United States,
    • United States -- Census, 22nd, 2000 -- Methodolgy

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G66293 1997c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 702 p. :
      Number of Pages702
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL442128M
      ISBN 100160559626
      LC Control Number98153950
      OCLC/WorldCa38593444


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Federal measures of race and ethnicity and the implications for the 2000 census by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Race/ethnicity and the census: implications for public health. E J Sondik, J W Lucas, J H Madans, and S S Smith National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MDUSA. [email protected] by: Race/ethnicity and the census: recommendations for African American and other black populations in the United States.

D R Williams and J S Jackson Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. [email protected] by: Race/ethnicity and the census: Implications for public health Article (PDF Available) in American Journal of Public Health 90(11) December with 16 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Full text of "FEDERAL MEASURES OF RACE AND ETHNICITY AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE CENSUS" See other formats. The way the federal government chooses to measure race and ethnicity has profound implications. The research program surrounding the revision of Directive 15 and accompanying the census is.

naire. The category Some other race is used in Census and a few other federal data collection activi-ties. As discussed later, most respon-dents who reported Some other race are Hispanic.

For definitions of the race categories used in Censussee the box on page 2. The Census question on race included 15 separate response cat. Inthe Census Bureau began testing a question that combined the race and ethnicity questions into one, allowing Hispanics to select Hispanic as their race or origin.

But it did not receive approval to make the change from the Office of Management and Budget, which has the final say on what is asked in federal. 15 “Federal Measures of Race and Ethnicity and the Implications for the Census: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology,” Ap and J Inthe federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) established an official classification standard for the measurement of race in the American population.

In so doing, the OMB authorities created what amounted to a racial cosmology that spread throughout American society, affecting public perceptions about the racial hierarchy of American society.

Inthe OMB issued a revised Cited by: The U.S. Census Bureau considers race and ethnicity to be two separate and distinct concepts. What is race. The Census Bureau defines race as a person’s self-identification with one or more social groups.

An individual can report as White, Black or African American, Asian, American Indian and Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, or some other race. The Nazis and the analysts who attempted to measure the atocities of the Nazis used administrative records with information about ethnicity and religion to do their jobs.

CENSUS AND IDENTITY is a nice compendium of essays about the attempts of governments around the world to collect and use information about race, language, and ethnicity in Cited by:   Reflecting the nation's growing population diversity, the federal government formally announced plans yesterday for the Census that will allow Americans of.

This study examines the ways that states have attempted to pigeon-hole the people within their boundaries into racial, ethnic, and language categories. These attempts, whether through American efforts to divide the U.S. population into mutually exclusive racial categories, or through the Soviet system of inscribing nationality categories on internal passports, have important implications not.

() in Federal Measures of Race and Ethnicity and the Implications for the Census, ed Subcommittee on Government Management Information and Technology of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight (U.S. Government Printing Office, Cited by: Race/ethnicity and the Census: Implications for Public Health.

Creator. Sondik, Edward J. Lucas, Jacqueline Wilson. Implications of the New Approaches to Classifying Race/ethnicity in the Census  Krieger, Nancy () Related Items in Google Scholar. There’s a big problem with how the census measures race.

the or Census results. While was the first to allow Americans to report a multiracial heritage, neither it nor the Author: Richard Alba. The change in the way the federal government asked for information about race in the census marked an important turning point in the way Americans measure race.

By allowing respondents to choose more than one racial category for the first time, the Census Bureau challenged strongly held beliefs about the nature and definition of race in.

Federal measures of race and ethnicity and the implications for the census: hearings before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, Ap and J As per the Census, the major categories of races within the country are.

1) White 2) Black or African American Federal Government spends more per capita for health care of prisoners than for Native Americans. in the context of race and ethnicity, refers to the presence and engaged coexistence of numerous distinct groups in one.

It then reviews the standards for government collection of data on race and ethnicity issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in and the revision of those standards in Next we summarize race and ethnicity data collected in the census, paying special attention to data for those who selected more than one race.

Measuring Ethnicity with U.S. Census Data: Implications for Mexicans and Arabs Article in Population Research and Policy Review 32(4) August with 46 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Get this from a library. Federal measures of race and ethnicity and the implications for the census: hearings before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives ; One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session ; Ap and J   Demography, Diversity, and Democracy: The Census Story Hispanic as an ethnic category.

Census revolutionized matters by making multiple-race Author: Kenneth Prewitt. First, the Census Bureau's race and ethnic classifications do not overlook the growing mixed-race population in the United States, as Connerly.

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication Data Census and Identity: The politics of race, ethnicity, and language in national censuses / edited by David I.

Kertzer and Dominique Arel. Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories.

• Federal Register Notice public comments Census content (race and ethnicity, relationship, of respondents, to measure accuracy of race/origin and coverage Overview of the NCT.

Update on Race and Ethnic Research Plans for National Content Test. Race and ethnicity are constantly evolving concepts, deceptively easy to measure and used ubiquitously in the biomedical literature, yet slippery to pinpoint as definitive individual characteristics.

A current dictionary definition of race is “a family, Cited by: Census Race and Ethnicity Variables Understanding Race and Ethnicity Variables. The census provided respondents with the opportunity to identify more than one race; therefore, race groups with the designation ‘alone’ identify persons who selected only a single race even though they could also designate being Hispanic or Latino.

InOMB issued the “Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statistics and Administrative Reporting,” adding Hispanic ethnicity to Federal reports. (Subsequently reissued as Statistical Policy Directive No.

15, “Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statistics and Administrative Reporting.” 43 FR (May 6, ). Federal measures of race and ethnicity and the implications for the Census: Hearings before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, Ap and J Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

Google ScholarCited by: 3. Current Official Definitions of Race and Ethnicity. Aside from their varied social, culture, and political connotations, the idea of racial groups have been used in U.S.

censuses as self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or, starting with the US Census. To address such issues, the Census Bureau, since the s, has used “content tests to research and improve the design and function of different questions, including questions on race and ethnicity” (U.S.

Census Bureau ). We now turn to discuss possible race and ethnicity changes in the next by: 7. I cite only the first of three: One: Do Not Ask Any Ethnic or Race Question in the Decennial Census (p. However, he wants to continue using "Race and origin" questions 8 and 9 in the American Community Survey and that the "race question" is not to be fully removed until Cited by: Start studying Race and Ethnicity (CH 10).

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. As of the U.S. Census, The U.S. Census Bureau considers which two categories to be separate (and distinct) categories.

in the new race and ethnic classification system, "one's racial and ethnic ''identities. These tests are an integral part of our program to structure the questions for Census so that they meet the government's need for data on race and ethnicity. We began our research program for Census by evaluating the adequacy of data on race and ethnicity from the census.

Federal Government for first time in 20 years may change way it measures race and ethnicity; Federal experts in testimony before House subcommittee on April 23.

Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. Federal Register, Aug AGENCY: Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs ACTION: Interim Notice of Review and Possible Revision of OMB's Statistical Policy Directive No.

15, Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statistics and. “Perhaps the most fundamental conclusion from the material reviewed in this Chapter is that there are many different reasons why people are missed in the Census,” O’Hare writes.

Race Counts: Racial and Ethnic Data on the U.S. Census and the Implications for Tracking Inequality Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah V.; Jackson, Brandon A.; Garner, Steve.

In the Census, respondents were tallied in each of the race groups they uently, the total of each racial category exceeds the total population because some people reported more than one race. [3]According to James P. Allen and Eugene Turner from California State University, Northridge, by some calculations in the Census the largest part white bi-racial population is.

Rallu et al. identify colonial census administration with the first category, as well as related examples such as apartheid-era South Africa, the Soviet Union and these cases, ethnic categories form the basis for exclusionary policies. In the second category, where ethnic categories are rejected in order to promote national unity, western European nations such as France, Germany and Cited by: EFFECTIVE DATE: The new standards will be used by the Bureau of the Census in the decennial census.

Other Federal programs should adopt the standards as soon as possible, but not later than January 1,for use in household surveys, administrative forms .The change in the way the federal government asked for information about race in the Census marked an important turning point in the way Americans measure race.

By allowing respondents to choose more than one racial category for the first time, the Census Bureau challenged strongly held beliefs about the nature and definition of race in.