Perception and prejudice : race and politics in the United States / edited by Jon Hurwitz and Mark Peffley

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Subjects: Racism--Political aspects--United States
Whites--United States--Attitudes
United States--Race relations
United States--Politics and government--1993-2001
United States--Social policy--1993-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, c1998
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: ix, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Introduction / Jon Hurwitz, Mark Peffley 1
2. Prejudice and Politics: An Intellectual Biography of a Research Project / Paul M. Sniderman, Thomas Piazza, Hosea Harvey 17
3. When White Southerners Converse About Race / James H. Kuklinski, Michael D. Cobb 35
4. Whites' Stereotypes of Blacks: Sources and Political Consequences / Mark Peffley, Jon Hurwitz 58
5. When Prejudice Matters: The Impact of Racial Stereotypes on the Racial Policy Preferences of Democrats and Republicans / Edward G. Carmines, Geoffrey C. Layman 100
6. Understanding Whites' Resistance to Affirmative Action: The Role of Principled Commitments and Racial Prejudice / Laura Stoker 135
7. Racial Attitudes and Race-Neutral Social Policies: White Opposition to Welfare and the Politics of Racial Inequality / Martin Gilens 171
8. In Their Own Words: Citizens' Explanations of Inequality Between the Races / Kathleen Knight 202
Contributors 233
Appendix 235
Index 249
Additional Authors: Hurwitz, Jon
Peffley, Mark
Notes: LCCN: 97044948
ISBN: 0300071434 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 37903582
ISBN/ISSN: 0300071434