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Affirmative Action, Attitude about

Attitudes about affirmative action programs


Below are 10 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • AFFIRM S from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • IF R SELECTED FOR STANDARD VERSION: Some people think that if a company has a history of discriminating against blacks when making hiring decisions, then they should be required to have an affirmative action program that gives blacks preference in hiring. What do you think? Should companies that have discriminated against blacks have to have an affirmative action program? (AFFIRM S) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAIRJOBS from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010LEARN MORE
    • Should the federal government see to it that minorities get fair treatment in jobs, or should such matters be left to the states and local communities? (86) (FAIRJOBS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • P17AFFRM from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Im going to read you some proposals that are now being discussed nationally. As I read each one, please select the number that best expresses how much you favor or oppose it. If you dont really care about the issue, please say so. Q. Ending affirmative action programs for women and minorities (P17AFFRM) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AFFACT from December 2006 Values Update SurveyLEARN MORE
    • As I read some programs and proposals that are being discussed in the country today, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose each. Affirmative action programs designed to help blacks, women, and other minorities get better jobs and education. (AFFACT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AFFIRM from Middletown Area Study, 1995LEARN MORE
    • To what extent are you for or against affirmative action programs that give preference to women and minorities in obtaining jobs and promotions? Are you: (AFFIRM) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PRGRMS3 from July 2003 Values Update SurveyLEARN MORE
    • Id like to read you a list of some programs and proposals that are being discussed in this country today. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose it. : Affirmative action programs designed to help blacks, women and other minorities get better jobs and education? (PRGRMS3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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