ERIC Number: ED043703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Six-Year Trends in Integration Attitudes of Deep-South University Students.
Muir, Donal E.
Three surveys, conducted at the University of Alabama from its desegregation in 1963 until 1969, permit an assessment of initial changes in the integration attitudes of deep-South university students. Rapidly increasing acceptance of blacks was found in the four major areas examined: general societal areas of conflict, social distance on campus, perception of Negro characteristics, and attitudes regarding political and economic equality. The student majority, accepting "separate but equal" segregation in 1963, approved desegregation in 1969. The majority of these students have not yet accepted "social integration," but strong trends in this direction are evident. (Author)
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Identifiers: University of Alabama
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C., 1970