The Ordinary Conception of Race in the United States and Its Relation to Racial Attitudes: A New Approach

@article{Glasgow2009TheOC,
  title={The Ordinary Conception of Race in the United States and Its Relation to Racial Attitudes: A New Approach},
  author={Joshua M. Glasgow and Julie L. Shulman and Enrique G. Covarrubias},
  journal={Journal of Cognition and Culture},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={15-38}
}
Many hold that ordinary race-thinking in the USA is committed to the 'one-drop rule', that race is ordinarily represented in terms of essences, and that race is ordinarily represented as a biological (phenotype- and/or ancestry-based, non-social) kind. This study investigated the extent to which ordinary race-thinking subscribes to these commitments. It also investigated the relationship between different conceptions of race and racial attitudes. Participants included 449 USA adults who… Expand
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