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Racial Attitudes in America

Trends and Interpretations, Revised Edition

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PAPERBACK

$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674745698

Publication Date: 02/25/1998

Short

274 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 graphs

World

Praise for the first edition:

A significant study, easily the best in its field, underpinning its statistical analysis with a strong sense of history.—Andrew Hacker, The New York Review of Books

Schuman, Steeh, and Bobo have performed a singular service. Social scientists, and citizens at large, interested in the American dilemma are in their debt: for the completeness of the record they have compiled of American racial attitudes over the past four decades, for the care and clarity with which they have presented that record, and for the objectivity and sophistication with which they have interpreted it. Their analysis of American racial attitudes is, of course, not complete; it is merely indispensable.—Paul M. Sniderman, American Journal of Sociology

For anyone seeking to examine the evolution of American racial attitudes since the 1940s, this painstakingly precise book is the place to begin.—David J. Garrow, Journal of American Ethnic History

A welcome arrival… Informative and reflective, Racial Attitudes in America will be immensely useful to anyone interested in contemporary social history, as well as race relations specifically.—Abigail M. Thernstrom, The Public Interest

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