Obama lecture afternoon Nov 18

Obama lecture afternoon Nov 18 - 2. Single Mother 3....

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Lecture November 18, 2009 Review: Parents meeting/Wedding Marriage statistics: There is considerable variation in marriage age, divorce rate, and remarriage rate by state. This is due both to laws about divorce and cultural norms in the various regions. http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1380/marriage-and-divorce- by-state Over time, age at first marriage has risen and the divorce rate has increased. http://www.census.gov/prod/2005pubs/p70-97.pdf Statistics on children’s living arrangements by race: Living with two parents: White non-Hispanic (78 percent) Asian (87 percent) Hispanic (68 percent) Black (38 percent) Obama lives with: 1. Both biological parents
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Single Mother 3. Biological Mother with Stepfather 4. Grandparents 5. Single Mother with sibling See Figures 1 and 6 in http://www.census.gov/prod/2008pubs/p70-114.pdf Grandparent living arrangements by state: http://www.census.gov/prod/2003pubs/c2kbr-31.pdf Biram in America In the 2000 Census, 4% of the US population calls themselves biracial, up from 2.4% Strongest predictor of non-white identity is the ethnic group of the minority spouse (more biracial identity for Blacks, less for Asians). http://paa2008.princeton.edu/download.aspx? submissionId=80606 p. 11 Obama p. 82...
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