Lecture 10

Lecture 10 - 03:01 HispanicFamilies...

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03:01 Hispanic Families  Lower age at marriage than black and white Also true for Hispanics with lower SES Greater total fertility rate US at replacement fertility (TFR=2.1) only because of high Hispanic fertility making up  for lower TFR in other ethnicities Immigration Great variation across Hispanics of different national origins Second generation stats approach non-Hispanic white stats Asian Families Most post 1965 immigration Comparatively greater emphasis on nuclear family Filial loyalty Gender role differentiation Greater marital stability Probably assimilation in second and later generation: a bit too early to tell Interracial Marriage History Moral panic about black-white intermarriage Most virulent 1860-1950: honor of white is common pretext  “Racial purity” obsession with black men with white women- but much less concern  about white men and black women paradoxically, interracial relationships were easier in the south during the time of slavery Interracial marriage was encouraged for whites and Bative Americans
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