A POSTRACIAL SOCIETY OR A DIVERSITY PARADOX?: Race, Immigration, and Multiraciality in the Twenty-First Century

@article{Lee2012APS,
  title={A POSTRACIAL SOCIETY OR A DIVERSITY PARADOX?: Race, Immigration, and Multiraciality in the Twenty-First Century},
  author={J. Lee and Frank D. Bean},
  journal={Du Bois Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={9},
  pages={419-437}
}
  • J. Lee, Frank D. Bean
  • Published 2012
  • History, Sociology
  • Du Bois Review
  • At the beginning of the twentieth century, Southern states decreed that one drop of African American blood made a multiracial individual Black, and even today, multiracial Blacks are typically perceived as being Black only, underscoring the enduring legacy and entrenchment of the one-drop rule of hypodescent. But how are Asians and Latinos with mixed ancestry perceived? Based on analyses of census data and in-depth interviews with interracial couples with children and multiracial adults, I find… CONTINUE READING
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