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Racial attitudes in the 1990s : continuity and change

Author: Steven A Tuch; Jack K Martin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
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"This collection of original essays by leading race relations experts focuses on the recent history and current state of racial attitudes in the United States. It addresses key issues and debates in the literature, and it includes chapters on the racial attitudes of African Americans as well as whites. The volume will be of great importance to students and scholars concerned with sociology and politics of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Racial attitudes in the 1990s.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
Online version:
Racial attitudes in the 1990s.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven A Tuch; Jack K Martin
ISBN: 0275950158 9780275950156 0275960374 9780275960377
OCLC Number: 36582093
Description: xi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Jack K. Martin, E.M. Beck and Steven A. Tuch --
I. The Transformation of Racial Attitudes in the United States. 1. Prologue: Reflections on Racial Attitude Research / A. Wade Smith. 2. Laissez-Faire Racism: The Crystallization of a Kinder, Gentler, Antiblack Ideology / Lawrence Bobo, James R. Kluegel and Ryan A. Smith --
II. The Racial Attitudes of Whites. 3. Symbolic Racism, Old-Fashioned Racism, and Whites' Opposition to Affirmative Action / Michael Hughes. 4. The Affective Component of Prejudice: Empirical Support for the New View / Thomas F. Pettigrew --
III. Sociodemographic Attributes and the Racial Attitudes of Whites. 5. Status, Ideology, and Dimensions of Whites' Racial Beliefs and Attitudes: Progress and Stagnation / Lawrence Bobo and James R. Kluegel. 6. Advance and Retreat: Racially Based Attitudes and Public Policy / Cedric Herring and Charles Amissah. 7. White Ethnic Identification and Racial Attitudes / James E. Coverdill. 8. Regional Differences in Whites' Racial Policy Attitudes / Steven A. Tuch and Jack K. Martin --
IV. The Racial Attitudes of African Americans. 9. Blacks, Whites, and the Changing of the Guard in Black Political Leadership / Lee Sigelman. 10. African-American Employers' Attitudes toward African-American Workers / Joleen Kirschenman. 11. Fifty Years after Myrdal: Blacks' Racial Policy Attitudes in the 1990s / Steven A. Tuch, Lee Sigelman and Jack K. Martin.
Responsibility: edited by Steven A. Tuch, Jack K. Martin.


More than half a century has passed since the publication of An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy, Gunnar Myrdal's agonizing portrait of the pervasiveness of racially  Read more...


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