Introduction to studying ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged populations.


By bhadmin February 2, 2021

This chapter provides an introduction to the topics that will be discussed throughout this book. It begins with a description of the book design and purpose, explaining the need for improved research methods for minority populations. Population characteristics and change are examined looking specifically at the following groups: Latinos, African Americans and Asian Americans. In addition, geographical diversity, economic diversity and research design are touched upon at the end of the chapter.

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