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Attitudes about racial minorities


Below are 25 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey 2012 Cross-Section and Panel CombinedLEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey 2012 Cross-Section and Panel Combined - Instructional DatasetLEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel CombinedLEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel CombinedLEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • VCF9040 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004LEARN MORE
    • Now Im going to read several more statements. After each one, I would like you to tell me how strongly you agree or disagree. The first statement is: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should to the same without any special favors. (VCF9040) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WKWYUP_1 from General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement? Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP_1) (WKWYUP_1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WKWYUP_2 from General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement? Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP_2) (WKWYUP_2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WKWYUP_3 from General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement? Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP_3) (WKWYUP_3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BLK CMPR from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without any special favors. Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with this statement? (BLK CMPR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085143 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without any special favors. (V085143) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MINORITY from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1996LEARN MORE
    • In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? - The rights of minorities (MINORITY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • C8EQLMIN from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Now Id like to ask about some changes that have occurred in recent decades. Please tell me whether you feel each change was very good, mostly good, mostly bad, or very bad for our society: h. greater attention to equality for racial and ethnic minorities. (C8EQLMIN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey, 1998LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MNRTYATT from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981LEARN MORE
    • On the whole, do you feel that minority groups in this country are receiving too much attention, too little attention or just the right amount of attention these days? (MNRTYATT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MINRGHT from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964LEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read a list of statements to you and I would like to know whether you agree or disagree with each one. -- These days you hear too much about the rights of minorities and too little about the rights of the majority. (MINRGHT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKWAYUP from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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