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ERIC Number: EJ465984
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
The Contact Hypothesis Revisited: Black-White Interaction and Positive Racial Attitudes.
Sigelman, Lee; Welch, Susan
Social Forces, v71 n3 p781-95 Mar 1993
Results of a nationwide telephone survey of 231 African Americans and 1,315 whites found some support for the "contact hypothesis": in certain instances, interracial friendship or neighborhood contacts were associated with more positive racial attitudes, particularly among whites. The question of causal direction is discussed. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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