Monday, Nov 3
Melvin Stephens, Estimating Program Benefits
a PSC In The News reference
"Smart enough to know better: Intelligence is not a remedy for racism" - e! Science News. 08/13/2013.
Geoffrey Wodtke analyzed data on the racial attitudes of more than 20,000 white respondents in the General Social Survey who were categorized by cognitive ability. He found that: "High-ability whites are less likely to report prejudiced attitudes and more likely to say they support racial integration in principle. But they are no more likely than lower-ability whites to support open housing laws and are less likely to support school busing and affirmative action programs." Wodtke presented his findings at the ASA Annual Meeting, August 10-13.