Racial Fluidity or Ambivalence about Available Survey Options? Controversy in the Sociological Meaning of Changes in Latina/o Racial Self-Identification


Between 2000 and 2010, 2.5 million Latina/o Americans switched their racial classification from “some other race” to “White” on the U.S. Census (Liebler et al. 2014). Upon learning of this aggregate shift, New York... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Nicholas Vargas (University of Florida)
  2. Lance Hannon (Villanova University)
  3. Robert Defina (Villanova University)

Topic Areas

Latinidades , Social Science--Quantitative


SOC-5 » Racial Formations (10:15am - Thursday, 7th July, Los Robles)

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