Alicia D Simmons

Alicia D Simmons
Colgate University · Department of Sociology and Anthropology

PhD

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Education
July 2005 - September 2010
Stanford University
Field of study
  • Sociology
September 2003 - June 2005
Stanford University
Field of study
  • Sociology
September 1998 - May 2002
Hartwick College
Field of study
  • Sociology

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Publications (5)
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Despite its predictive power, there is substantial debate about the attitudes measured by the racial resentment scale (RRS) and the relative weight of each. One group contends that the RRS is a valid measure of racial animus, foregrounding a basic psychological acrimony; some foreground social concerns about group status hierarchies; and yet others...
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The authors investigate the potential utility of Web-based surveys of non-full-probabilistically sampled respondents for social science research. Specifically, they compare demographic, attitude response, and multivariate model results produced by two distinct survey modalities: the traditional full-probability sample face-to-face survey and the no...
Chapter
This chapter depicts “the real record on racial attitudes” using a wide lens. Recounting results of mid-20th-century surveys as well as trends in the General Social Survey, it shows that formal principles of equal treatment (e.g., in schools and employment) came to be widely endorsed. However, it cautions against concluding that U.S. society became...

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