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Impact of education on racial attitudes across racial/ethnic groups

5/28/2013 feature story

In this study, Geoffrey Wodtke analyzes the impact of education on negative stereotyping, perceptions of discrimination, and support for affirmative action policies among 8,800 adult whites, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians. Although education impacts awareness, it is not always associated with greater support.

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