Interrogating Race

  title={Interrogating Race},
  author={Stanley R. Bailey and Fabr{\'i}cio M. Fialho and Andrew M. Penner},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={538 - 555}
We address long-standing debates on the utility of racial categories and color scales for understanding inequality in the United States and Latin America, using novel data that enable comparisons of these measures across both broad regions. In particular, we attend to the degree to which color and racial category inequality operate independently of parental socioeconomic status. We find a variety of patterns of racial category and color inequality, but that in most countries accounting for… 

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