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Black EthnicsRace, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream$

Christina M. Greer

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199989300

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.001.0001

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(p.173) Appendix 5A Local 371 Attitudes Toward People On Welfare and the Poor

(p.173) Appendix 5A Local 371 Attitudes Toward People On Welfare and the Poor

Source:
Black Ethnics
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

Attitudes toward People on Welfare (in percentages)

Whites

Blacks

Afro-Car

Africans

Latinos

Not Favorable at All

11

8

5

14

10

2

16

11

12

8

2

3

3

2

14

5

8

4

51

55

40

49

55

5

5

9

16

6

12

6

5

11

7

6

6

Extremely Favorable

8

5

7

12

6

N

37

121

43

78

49

Not statistically significant. Source: 2005–6 SSEU Local 371 Survey

Means

46.6

49.8

50.6

49.0

50.6

(4.00)

(1.98)

(3.17)

(2.91)

(3.18)

(Standard errors in parentheses)

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Attitudes toward Poor People (in percentages)

Whites

Blacks

Afro-Car

Africans

Latinos

Not Favorable at All

5

4

0

3

2

2

3

2

0

1

0

3

3

2

5

3

0

4

47

39

24

29

35

5

16

12

17

13

20

6

10

14

24

15

12

Extremely Favorable

16

27

31

36

31

N

38

120

42

75

49

Not statistically significant. Source: 2005–6 SSEU Local 371 Survey

Means

60

66.2

74

72

70.9

(3.74)

(2.32)

(3.16)

(2.80)

(3.15)

(Standard errors in parentheses)