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Fertility and Racial Stratification
Population and Development Review (1996)
  • Tukufu Zuberi, University of Pennsylvania

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This article focuses on expanding the way in which racial differences are viewed in fertility research. First, I briefly outline three major perspectives on race: essentialism, assimilationism, and racial stratification. Second, I describe the racial differences in fertility and family formation from the racial stratification perspective.

I then return to the three perspectives on race and comment on them, taking into consideration fertility and family formation. Finally, I make several suggestions concerning the future of fertility research in the United States.

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Tukufu Zuberi. "Fertility and Racial Stratification" Population and Development Review Vol. 22 (1996)
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