Religion , Race / Ethnicity , and Beliefs about Poverty

  title={Religion , Race / Ethnicity , and Beliefs about Poverty},
  author={Matthew O. Hunt},
Objective. Although an expanding literature on “stratification beliefs” has developed over the past three decades, research has neglected relationships between religion and beliefs about poverty and other inequalities. This study examines the relationship between religious affiliation and “individualistic,” “structuralist,” and “fatalistic” beliefs about the causes of poverty, and compares the beliefs of African Americans, Latinos, and whites. Methods. Survey data collected in 1993 from a… CONTINUE READING