New PDF release: American Attitudes: What Americans Think about the Issues

By Inc. New Strategist Publications

ISBN-10: 1935114751

ISBN-13: 9781935114758

ISBN-10: 193511476X

ISBN-13: 9781935114765

Coaxes the result of the final Social Survey out of the shadows of academia and makes them on hand for researchers who are looking to discover americans' altering attitudes on issues starting from homosexual marriage to the yank Dream. the information are provided by means of intercourse, age, race, Hispanic foundation, and schooling. It additionally compares attitudes in 2008 with 1998, 1988, and (if to be had) 1978, reading how evaluations have replaced in the course of these 3 a long time.

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Most Americans would even allow people with diverse viewpoints to teach at a university. When asked whether revolutionaries, antireligionists, racists, communists, militarists, or homosexuals should be allowed to speak, teach, or have their book published or included in a public library, most say yes. The only exception is allowing a racist to teach at a university. 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.

But the 53 percent majority of the public believes the United States will become involved in a World War within 10 years. People aged 18 to 44 are much more likely than the oldest adults to feel this way. harcsda+gss08; calculations by New Strategist 30 AMERICAN ATTITUDES THE PUBLIC ARENA Americans Strongly Favor Gun Control Nearly 80 percent of Americans think a police permit should be required before someone can buy a gun—a percentage that has not changed much over the decades. This level of support is surprising, considering how politically difficult it is to pass gun control laws.

33 Should Communist Teacher Be Fired, 1988 to 2008 “What about a man who admits he is a communist. Suppose he is teaching in a college. 34 Allow Communist’s Book in Library, 1988 to 2008 “Suppose a man who admits he is a communist wrote a book which is in your public library. Somebody in your community suggests that the book should be removed from the library. 35 Allow Militarist to Speak, 1988 to 2008 “Consider a person who advocates doing away with elections and letting the military run the country.

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