Metropolitan Structure and Intermarriage in the United States, 1970: Testing a Macrostructural Theory (ICPSR 8870)

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Peter M. Blau

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08870.v1

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This data collection was designed to test a priori theory on macrostructures and intergroup relations by examining theoretical predictions related to SMSA social structure and conditions, intermarriage, and crime in the United States. The collection utilizes a broad range of 1970 census data aggregated at the SMSA level. Part 1 presents intermarriage rates that take into account factors such as occupation, education, income, language, and age. Also included are structural and control measures calculated from the 1960 census. Part 2 provides 1970 structural variables including detailed information on marital status, occupation, ethnicity, language, education, age, race, income, and derived heterogeneity and inequality indices.

Blau, Peter M. Metropolitan Structure and Intermarriage in the United States, 1970:  Testing a Macrostructural Theory. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-18. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08870.v1

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National Science Foundation (SOC-782516 and SOC-7919935)

Part 1 has 22 810-character records per SMSA and includes 1960 aggregate structural and control variables. Part 2 has four 1,017-character records per SMSA.

One percent of SMSA populations based on the 15 percent County Group File of the 1970 Census Public-Use Sample.

The 125 largest Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs) in the United States.

(1) CENSUS OF POPULATION, 1960, VOLUME I, PART D, and (2) CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 1970: PUBLIC USE SAMPLES (1:100 15% COUNTY GROUPS)

aggregate data

1989-03-03

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Blau, Peter M. METROPOLITAN STRUCTURE AND INTERMARRIAGE IN THE UNITED STATES, 1970: TESTING A MACROSTRUCTURAL THEORY. New York, NY: Peter M. Blau, Columbia University [producer], 1988. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1989. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08870.v1

2006-01-18 File CB8870.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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