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Census and Consensus?

A Historical Examination of the US Census Racial Terminology- Used for American Residents of African Ancestry


Iman Makeba Laversuch

Contents: An Interdisciplinary Survey of Past Research on Racial Labeling – «Miscegenation»: The Historical Confound to the US Census System of Racial Classification for US Residents of African Ancestry – Strategies for Determining the Racial Classification of American Residents with African Ancestry – The Historical Inventory of Racial Ethnonyms – A Diachronic Analysis of the Individual Racial Ethnonyms from 1790 to 2000 – A Diachronic Analysis of the System of Racial Labels – Identity Politics, Language Planning, and the US Census: The Costs and Benefits of Change.