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Study Report

Study Number: SM-015-002-1-1-USA-ROPER-1995

Subject Area: Minorities and Race Relations

Bibliographic Citation: Washington Post poll: race relations, 1995.  [machine-readable data file] / Washington Post  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: USWASH95-5742

Date Accessioned: 4/2/1998

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Purchased by the Political Science dept. for Dan Lipson's dissertation.

Access Status: UW-Madison only

Date Ordered: 3/19/1998

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: Washington Post Poll: Race Relations The Washington Post/Kaiser Fndt./Harvard University Study Number: USWASH95-5742 Field Dates: July 20- August 9; September 18-28, 1995 Sample: National Adult including oversamples of 380 blacks, 197 hispanics and 345 asians Sample Size: 1,970 Variables: 118 Major Topics Covered: Congressional action(7); the American Dream(10); attitudes compared to ten years ago(5); opportunity among racial groups(6); minorities entering the country(9); minorites compared to whites better/worse off(18); role of government(13); potential reductions of the federal budget(14); federal programs end minority groups(13); governmental responsibility for equality(11); discrimination(8); reasons minorites have social and economic problems(24); make up for past wrongs(4); future of low-income minorities and America(5); affirmative action(17); diversity(3); impressions of political parties(5).

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