- Household Instability and Complexity among Undocumented ImmigrantsFebruary 6, 2019 A fact sheet prepared for the Council on Contemporary Families by Youngmin Yi, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Cornell University. In the absence of clear pathways to citizenship, […]
- CCF Civil Rights Symposium: Racial-Ethnic Realities since the Civil Rights ActOverview: Changing Racial-Ethnic Realities since the Civil Rights Act Remarks by: Stephanie Coontz Today the Council on Contemporary Families releases the second set of papers in a three part symposium […]
- CCF Civil Rights Symposium: Changes in America’s Racial and Ethnic Composition Since 1964By Raha Forooz Sabet University of Miami When the Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964, racial differences in the United States were almost literally black and white. In the […]
- CCF Civil Rights Symposium: The State of Latino ChildrenBy Rogelio Sáenz University of Texas at San Antonio Latinos are increasingly driving the demographic fortunes of the United States. Between 2000 and 2011, the number of white children in […]
- Latinas’ MystiquesLatinas are often described as being either too devoted to their cultural values or not sufficiently connected to them. They are often told that they must choose “one of way of being,” either Latina or American. This expectation not only implies that there is an “authentic” Latina femininity and American femininity, but that their success depends on enacting the “right” femininity.
- CCF Gender Revolution Symposium: Divergent Revolutions for Blacks, Latinos, and WhitesBy Janelle Jones Labor Market Researcher, Center for Economic and Policy Research Phone: 202-293-5380 Email: email@example.com As Cotter, Hermsen, and Vanneman argue, the extent of the gender revolution has been […]
- Beyond the Stereotypes: Hispanic/Latino FamiliesOver the last 30 years the Latino/Hispanic population in the United States has grown seven times faster than the population of the nation as a whole. Hispanics currently represent almost 15 percent of the U.S. population and within the next two decades are expected to constitute a full quarter of Americans. Although often treated as a monolithic ethnic group, Latina/os differ in their racial and ethnic identities, religious beliefs, health status, socioeconomic status, and language patterns. Lumping ALL these groups under the rubric of “Latino” or “Hispanic” masks important demographic and socioeconomic differences and perpetuates negative stereotypes.
- Recent Changes In Fertility Rates In The United States: What Do They Tell Us About Americans’ Changing Families?Download Full Report as a PDF Download Full Report as a Word Document The number of births in the US increased by 3 percent in 2006, and has now reached […]