Interracial Dating and Marriage

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Interracial Dating and Marriage 1. What is meant by the term homogamy? Heterogamy? Give examples of ways individuals can be homogamous and heterogamous. Homogamy: dating or marrying someone with similar social characteristics Heterogamy: different characteristics Examples: religion, social class, race 2. Approximately how many individuals have dated interracially? About 40-60% 3. According to the 2000 census, how many individuals (including Hispanic/Latino) are in an interracial marriage? 7.4% 4. How might you explain the continual increases in interracial marriage rates obtained by the census from 1970 to 2000? Different generation of people, more immigrants, 5. According to the census, what geographic location has the highest reported rates of interracial marriage? What are the rates for the remaining three geographic locations? West NE,MW,S : 3-5% 6. Why do you think there is a discrepancy between the rates of IR marriage according to geographic region? Types of immigrants coming in
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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