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5 - How Attitudes Differ across Groups

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 December 2019

John M. Carey
Affiliation:
Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
Katherine Clayton
Affiliation:
Stanford University, California
Yusaku Horiuchi
Affiliation:
Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
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This chapter shows that preferences do not differ greatly when we separate students out by their race/ethnicity, gender, or socioeconomic background. All groups favor applicants and faculty candidates from underrepresented minority racial/ethnic and socioeconomic groups. The one area where we see preference polarization is with respect to gender non-binary applicants and faculty candidates. Women tend to favor gender non-binary individuals but men disfavor them, consistent with intolerance among men toward gender non-conformity.

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Campus Diversity
The Hidden Consensus
, pp. 95 - 116
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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