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Census Projects: United States
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The United States Census Bureau and the Office of Management and Budget classify Arab-Americans as a white ethnic group. Using the 5-year American Community Survey (ACS 2006–2010) this entry explores how ethnicity and gender shape Arabs’ citizenship in American society. It compa…

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Stephan, Rita, “Census Projects: United States”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 21 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001451>
First published online: 2013

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