Crossracial Differences in the Racial Preferences of Potential Dating Partners: A Test of the Alienation of African Americans and Social Dominance Orientation

@article{Yancey2009CrossracialDI,
  title={Crossracial Differences in the Racial Preferences of Potential Dating Partners: A Test of the Alienation of African Americans and Social Dominance Orientation},
  author={George A. Yancey},
  journal={The Sociological Quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={50},
  pages={121 - 143}
}
  • G. Yancey
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • The Sociological Quarterly
Studying interracial romance has been useful for understanding general race relations. Theories of African American alienation and social dominance orientation help explain why previous research has found African Americans to be the least desired racial dating partners. Alienation predicts that African Americans are less willing to interracially date than other racial groups since they are not allowed to participate in the majority culture. Social dominance orientation predicts that African… Expand
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