American Attitudes: What Americans Think about the Issues by Inc. New Strategist Publications

By Inc. New Strategist Publications

Coaxes the result of the overall 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 subject matters starting from homosexual marriage to the yank Dream. the knowledge are awarded by way of intercourse, age, race, Hispanic starting place, and schooling. It additionally compares attitudes in 2008 with 1998, 1988, and (if on hand) 1978, interpreting how reviews have replaced in the course of these 3 a long time.

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Fifty-four percent of the public says this should not be allowed. 27 Allow Anti-Religionist to Teach, 1988 to 2008 “There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. 28 Allow Antireligious Book in Library, 1988 to 2008 “There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. 29 Allow Racist to Speak, 1988 to 2008 “Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. 30 Allow Racist to Teach, 1988 to 2008 “Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior.

Fifty-four percent of the public says this should not be allowed. 27 Allow Anti-Religionist to Teach, 1988 to 2008 “There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. 28 Allow Antireligious Book in Library, 1988 to 2008 “There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. 29 Allow Racist to Speak, 1988 to 2008 “Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. 30 Allow Racist to Teach, 1988 to 2008 “Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior.

Harcsda+gss08; calculations by New Strategist 36 AMERICAN ATTITUDES THE PUBLIC ARENA Physician-Assisted Suicide Is OK with Most Americans Two of three Americans support physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill. The majority of the public has favored physician-assisted suicide for decades. There is little difference in support by sex, age, or education. Blacks are least likely to support physician-assisted suicide, with half in favor and half opposed. harcsda+gss08; calculations by New Strategist 38 AMERICAN ATTITUDES THE PUBLIC ARENA Most Would Permit a Racist to Give a Speech The majority of the public thinks diverse viewpoints definitely or probably should be heard at public meetings, published in books, and included in public libraries.

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