The racial categories represent a social-political construct for the race or races
that respondents consider themselves to be and "generally reflect a social ...
Race/ethnicity (new definition) Categories developed in 1997 by the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) that are used to describe groups to which ...
Jul 8, 2013 ... The racial categories included in the census questionnaire generally reflect a
social definition of race recognized in this country and not an ...
New ethnicity/race definition categories developed in 1997 by the U. S. Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) describe groups to which individuals belong, ...
is defined as a social category
or social construction that we treat as distinct on the basis of certain characteristics, some biological, that have been assigned social importance in the society. Because of presumed biologically or culturally inferior... More »
Mar 27, 2014 ... The U.S. Department of Education has adopted new race and ethnicity
categories. All institutions are required to collect this information from ...
Jun 10, 2015 ... How census race, ethnicity and origin categories have changed from 1790 to
Mar 14, 2014 ... This pattern of response led to the bureau's “most comprehensive effort in history
to study race and ethnic categories,” according to Census ...
Jun 12, 2015 ... Racial categories used on the U.S. census have changed from decade to decade
, reflecting the changing politics and science of the times.