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Author Murdock, Steve H.

Title Changing Texas : implications of addressing or ignoring the Texas challenge / Steve H. Murdock
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 256 pages .)
Contents Introduction: the conceptual and empirical basis for the work -- The state of knowledge: population, education, and socioeconomic change -- Growth in minority populations -- Race/ethnicity and education -- Education, income, and socioeconomic change -- Content of, definitions affecting, and limitations impacting this work -- Organization -- Cautions and clarifications -- Definitional changes -- Change in terms and terminology related to race/ethnicity -- Change in policy -- The uncertainty of projections -- Conclusion -- Recent and projected population change in Texas -- Historic patterns of population change -- Projected population -- Summary -- Recent and projected household change in Texas -- Recent patterns of household change -- Projections of households and household characteristics -- Racial/ethnic diversity and increasing elderly -- Growing diversity in household forms -- Summary -- Effects of demographic change on the size, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic characteristics of the Texas labor force -- Recent trends in labor force characteristics -- Current and projected future patterns of change in the labor force -- Socioeconomic implications of the demographic change in the labor force -- Summary -- Effects of demographic change on selected economic factors impacting the private and public sectors of Texas -- Economic change in the private and public sections from 2000 to 2010 -- Effects of demographic change on future economic change -- Effects of demographic change on the private sector -- Economic impacts of change in household types -- Impacts of population change on households' net worth and assets -- Demographic impacts on housing -- Summary -- Public elementary, secondary, and higher education -- Historical patterns of educational change -- Projections of enrollment in public educational institutions -- Projected increases in specialized education programs -- Public expenditures for education -- Projections of unmet financial need -- Summary -- Health, human, and correctional services in Texas. Health and health care in Texas -- Health related occurrences and disabling conditions -- Health care personnel -- Public health care assistance programs -- Medically uninsured -- TANF and SNAP in Texas -- Correctional services: youth and adult -- Summary -- The effects of demographic change on selected transportation services and demand -- Historic change in the characteristics of the driving population -- Change in driving patterns of the Texas population -- The effects of future demographic change on future transportation use -- Age effects on transportation -- Impact of population change on vehicle ownership ; demographic impact on workers mode of commuting -- Alternative projection scenarios -- Summary -- Conclusions and implications for the future of Texas -- The continuation of minority population growth -- Minority status and socioeconomic resources -- Educational attainment and socioeconomic resources -- Baseline patterns of change -- Projections using baseline patterns -- Conclusions and implications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-250) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic forecasting -- Texas.
Education -- Texas -- Forecasting.
Population forecasting -- Texas.
Social change -- Texas.
Texas -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Texas -- Population.
Texas -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1623491665 (electronic bk.)
9781623491666 (electronic bk.)