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Black-White differences in health are large, persistent, and in some cases, worsening over time. Racial segregation is a central determinant of Black-White differences in health. The physical separation of the races in residential areas is an institutional mechanism of racism that remains a...
Racial profiling has been a contentious topic in recent years. However, little is known about the attitudes of Americans toward this practice. After the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, profiling on individuals of Arab and Muslim backgrounds has been on the rise. The author examined how...
Racial profiling is a repressive social practice that uses group characteristics to individualize stereotypic behavior for minorities in American society. The practice of racial profiling victimizes minority persons to support a White hegemonic structure that promotes White values and beliefs as...
Using case studies from interviews and focus groups, this article reconceptualizes the meaning of race and racism by examining how members of a multiracial group, Puerto Ricans, experience racism. The authors argue that the social construction of race involves ethnic and global factors such as...
Social science analyses of racial profiling in the context of discretionary police stops and subsequent interrogations have tended to rely on a framework dictated by federal case law, namely, they have focused on disparate impact by race as the basis for deeming profiling discriminatory....
The current study examined affective responses to ambiguous interpersonal interactions containing both ambiguous and overtly racist content. Participants included 74 African American males (ages 18-47), half of whom heard a depiction of a negative social interaction with blatantly racist content...
Considering the demand for reparation for slavery by African people, the transference of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)—the international currency issued by the International Monetary Fund—from responsible core nations to African nations and people in the diaspora could provide a uniquely...
In this article, the authors argue for the importance of a contextualized examination of racial profiling. Although the study of racial profiling has only begun, existing studies have typically examined this phenomenon at the state level and based on total population information gathered from...
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