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What does Socioeconomic attainment mean? Possession of scarce economic resources Education Occupation Hourly wages Annual earnings Household income Poverty Status
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Socioeconomic Inequality and Asian Americans (AA) Do AA endure systematic racial discrimination Advantaged or Disadvantaged group Using residual approach, social scientists can determine questions of racism AA are still a small group, a new group Not enough in terms of numbers for serious study
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Problems Using stats from Decennial Census Socioeconomic data from Census Main data source: 2000 Census Problems: AA are a heterogeneous group Not all measures apply to all AA groups In this chapter, general patterns is the focus
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Why is it Important? Helps us gauge the extent of racism in America Prior studies focused on Hispanics and African Americans AA are the new additional minority Need data to understand social stratification in America
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Educational Attainment High level of educational attainment Act of 1965, allowed professionals from Asia to immigrate
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  • Fall '09
  • SRIDHAR
  • United States Census, Socioeconomic Attainments of Asian Americans, Chinese Japanese Filipino Korean Asian Indians Vietnamese

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