When Do Welfare Attitudes Become Racialized ? The Paradoxical Effects of Education

@inproceedings{Federico2004WhenDW,
  title={When Do Welfare Attitudes Become Racialized ? The Paradoxical Effects of Education},
  author={Christopher M. Federico},
  year={2004}
}
Recent research suggests that welfare attitudes may be shaped by negative perceptions of blacks, suggesting an implicit racialization of the policy. But what might inhibit the racialization of welfare? In this vein, research indicating that education facilitates tolerance suggests that negative racial perceptions and welfare attitudes may be less related among the educated. However, education may also be associated with a greater ability to connect general predispositions with specific policy… CONTINUE READING

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