The Resource Detroit Area Study, 1994: Impact of Education on Attitudes

Detroit Area Study, 1994: Impact of Education on Attitudes

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Detroit Area Study, 1994: Impact of Education on Attitudes
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Detroit Area Study, 1994: Impact of Education on Attitudes
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This survey focused on the influence of education on respondents' attitudes toward a variety of issues, including crime, city services, police protection, neighborhoods, health-care coverage, taxes, public schools, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and government involvement in correcting class, gender, and race disparities. The survey also sought respondents' opinions on issues such as race relations, discrimination against women, racial balance in schools, laws against interracial marriages, housing discrimination law, racial profiling, and voting for a Black presidential candidate. Respondents were questioned on the comparative differences between Blacks and Whites in types of jobs held, housing, and level of income, and why Blacks were worse off than whites, the effects on property values of Blacks moving into White neighborhoods, and the high rate of unemployment and crime among Blacks as compared to Whites. Also explored were respondents' feelings about the death penalty, immigrants, other races, poor people, minority groups, affirmative action, homosexuality, television violence, censorship, and abortion. Questions on the respondents' educational background covered the types of elementary and secondary schools they attended and grades earned, level of education and degrees earned, and types of college(s) attended. Additional information gathered by the survey includes respondents' duration of residence in the tri-county area and at the current residence, place of previous residence, employment status, social class stratification, religious denomination, party preference, participation in social and political life, and knowledge of current affairs. Demographic information includes respondents' gender, age, marital status, race, and ethnicity
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  • Steeh, Charlotte
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor]
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Detroit Area Study, 1994: Impact of Education on Attitudes
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  • 1994
  • 2852
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ICPSR02852.v1
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Detroit Area Study, 1994: Impact of Education on Attitudes
Publication
Note
  • 1994
  • 2852
Control code
ICPSR02852.v1
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions

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