The Measurement of Ecological Segregation

  title={The Measurement of Ecological Segregation},
  author={Julius A. Jahn and Calvin Fisher Schmid and Clarence Schrag},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
T HE PURPOSE of this paper is to devise objective and mensurative referents for the ecological concept of "segregation." The basic data utilized in this presentation were taken from the series of census tract bulletins on Population and Housing prepared by the United States Bureau of the Census in connection with the sixteenth decennial census. Out of a total of 6i tracted cities in I940, two samples of 44 and 25 cities, respectively, were selected for analysis. Although the concept of… 

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