Gullickson A, Fu V. What are the implications for theory? Although the race of the male partner can significantly reduce the likelihood that the household lives in a racially diverse neighborhood for Asian-white and Latino-white couples, it has no such effect for black-white couples. Household moved within MSA in last 5 years. While the gender gap among Asian immigrants has remained relatively stable, the gap among the U.
Racial stratification offers two alternative perspectives on the residential location of households headed by mixed-race couples.
Gender and the Neighborhood Location of Mixed-Race Couples
Where mixed black-white couples live. It reveals the limits some people face in converting their socioeconomic standing into similar neighborhood locations compared with others who are not subject to the same racial gaze. Gendered power imbalances within households generally play into decisions about where to live or where to move i. The long-term annual growth in newlyweds marrying someone of a different race or ethnicity has led to dramatic increases in the overall number of people who are presently intermarried — including both those who recently married and those who did so years, or even decades, earlier. Iceland J, Nelson K. For instance, black men marry or partner with white women at a far higher rate than white men marry or partner with black women.