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Unformatted text preview: Race and Ethnicity Race and Ethnicity and Family Relations Racial­Ethnic Groups Racial­Ethnic Groups Racial­Ethnic Group: Change in the Racial and Ethnic Change in the Racial and Ethnic Composition of a Population I. There are four ways in which the racial and ethnic composition of the population can change over time. A. B. C. D. Change in the Racial and Ethnic Change in the Racial and Ethnic Composition of a Population Cont. II. Variation in family life across groups A. African Americans B. Latinos C. Asian­Americans D. Native Americans Historical Family Patterns: Historical Family Patterns: Ideal Types? European Model: Historical Family Patterns: Historical Family Patterns: Ideal Types? Cont. African Model: Generation Status Generation Status Interaction of Race and Class Interaction of Race and Class Mexican­American Families Mexican­American Families Cuban Americans Cuban Americans Social Capital and Immigrant Social Capital and Immigrant Families Social Capital Puerto Ricans Puerto Ricans Asian­American Families Asian­American Families Very distinctive groups American­Indian Families American­Indian Families The Case for and against The Case for and against Transracial Adoption Most vocal opposition = NABSW Three claims: The Case for and against The Case for and against Transracial Adoption Cont. Support for Transracial Adoption: International Adoption: A New Type International Adoption: A New Type of Multi­Racial Family Largely a post­WWII phenomenon. Korean War: Vietnam War: International agreements International Adoption: A New Type International Adoption: A New Type of Multi­Racial Family Cont. International adoptions are covered by the Hague Convention of 1993. Debate over International Adoption Debate over International Adoption Pro: Debate over International Adoption Debate over International Adoption Cont. Con: Why is race important in family? Why is race important in family? Ethnicity transmitted through families—What does happen to racial­ethnic identity? ...
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