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Coaxes the result of the final Social Survey out of the shadows of academia and makes them to be had for researchers who are looking to discover americans' altering attitudes on issues starting from homosexual marriage to the yankee Dream. the information are awarded by way of intercourse, age, race, Hispanic foundation, and schooling. It additionally compares attitudes in 2008 with 1998, 1988, and (if on hand) 1978, studying how evaluations have replaced in the course of these 3 a long time.
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Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. 39 Allow Homosexual to Teach, 1988 to 2008 “And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual?
30 Allow Racist to Teach, 1988 to 2008 “Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. 31 Allow Racist’s Book in Library, 1988 to 2008 “Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. 32 Allow Communist to Speak, 1988 to 2008 “Suppose an admitted communist wanted to make a speech in your community. 33 Should Communist Teacher Be Fired, 1988 to 2008 “What about a man who admits he is a communist. Suppose he is teaching in a college. 34 Allow Communist’s Book in Library, 1988 to 2008 “Suppose a man who admits he is a communist wrote a book which is in your public library.
Harcsda+gss08; calculations by New Strategist AMERICAN ATTITUDES 19 Most Think Their Taxes Are Too High The majority of Americans think their taxes are too high, but the percentage of people who feel that way fell from 67 to 57 percent between 1998 and 2008. Despite the ﬁnancial crisis of 2008, Americans are still split on whether taxes on the rich are too high. The 40 percent plurality of the public thinks taxes on the rich are still too high, while a smaller 36 percent says taxes on the rich are too low.
American Attitudes: What Americans Think about the Issues that Shape Their Lives - 6th edition by Inc. New Strategist Publications