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Project Citation: 

Sniderman, Paul M., and Piazza, Thomas. Bay Area Race and Politics Survey 1986. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016-08-22.

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Summary:  View help for Summary The 1986 Bay Area Race and Politics Survey was a random-digit telephone survey of residents of the San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan area. The Survey Research Center of the University of California, Berkeley, conducted the survey from August through October 1986, using the CASES system for computer-assisted telephone interviewing.   Interviews were completed with 1,113 persons, and the response rate was 68.1 percent. This was the main dataset analyzed in The Scar of Race by Paul M. Sniderman and Thomas Piazza (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993). 

Scope of Project

Subject Terms:  View help for Subject Terms political ideologies; housing discrimination; household income; educational background; prejudice; party identification; social inequality; layoffs; social attitudes; gender roles; school busing; Affirmative Action; conservatism; government spending; liberalism
Geographic Coverage:  View help for Geographic Coverage San Francisco, United States, California, Oakland
Time Period(s):  View help for Time Period(s) 8/4/1986 – 11/2/1986

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