Lecture+4.+Does+Race+Still+Matter

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American Race Relations Lecture 4. Does Race Still Matter?
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Trends since Civil Rights Movement Decline, but not complete elimination, of biological racism in opinion polls Continued significant racial inequalities Emergence of black-white gap in public opinion over racial policy
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Source Sears et.,: Racialized Politics, p. 11. White White White White Black Early 1960s 1970s 1990s 1990s Are blacks worse jobs, income, and housing because most blacks have less inborn ability to learn? (% no) 74 90 89 Should white and blacks go to the same or to separate schools (% same) 32 63 86 96 99 Do you approve of marriage between blacks and whites (% yes) 4 27 67 83 Should Negroes have as good a chance as whites at any kind of job, or should white people have the first chance at any kind of job? (% as good) 45 85 97
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Gallup: interracial marriage
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Gallup: Vote for Black President
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Vote for a Catholic President
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Vote for a Jewish President
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Black-White Public Opinion Gap on Racial Policy Issue White Black Govt should ensure equal employment opportunity 46.2 89.8 Govt should see to school desegregation 35.6 82.9 Increase federal spending on programs that assist blacks 17.6 74.6 Govt should make special effort to help blacks 11.9 39.9 Preferential hiring 15.4 67.7 College quotas 29.7 79.7 Source: National Election Studies, 1986, 1988, 1992, cited in Divided by Color
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Interpretations of Post-Civil Rights Era Race doesn’t matter as much now Wilson: class is more important Sniderman and Carmines: principles, not racism, explains gap in public opinion over racial policies
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Interpretations of Post-Civil Rights Era Race continues to matter perhaps people are not fully honest in polls
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course RACE REL 790:333 taught by Professor Williegin during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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