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Sex Ratio Imbalance Among Los Angeles Afro-Americans

  • Author(s): Tucker, M. Belinda
  • et al.

This paper explores the social structural implications of a male shortage among Afro-Americans living in Los Angeles County, California from two perspectives: (1) the relationship between the sex ratio and selected hypothesized consequences of sex ratio imbalance and (2) the economic cost of non-marriage for women.

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