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By Inc. New Strategist Publications

ISBN-10: 1885070438

ISBN-13: 9781885070432

Coaxes the result of the overall Social Survey out of the shadows of academia and makes them on hand for researchers who are looking to discover americans' altering attitudes on themes starting from homosexual marriage to the yank Dream. the information are provided by way of intercourse, age, race, Hispanic starting place, 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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The largest share of the public thought we spent too much on welfare in 2002, but this figure is down considerably from the majority who felt that way at various times during the past three decades. Spending on foreign aid gets the least public support. The majority of Americans think we spend too much on foreign aid. 23 Spending on Education, 1973 to 2002 We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. Are we spending too much, too little money, or about the right amount on improving the nation’s education system?

28 Spending on Improving the Nation’s Health, 1973 to 2002 We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. Are we spending too much, too little money, or about the right amount on improving and protecting the nation’s health? 29 Spending on Improving the Condition of Blacks, 1973 to 2002 We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. Are we spending too much, too little money, or about the right amount on improving the condition of blacks?

22 Living in Same Place at Age 16, 1972 to 2002 When you were 16 years old, were you living in this same (city/town/county)? 4 – – Source: General Social Surveys, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago; calculations by New Strategist 32 AMERICAN ATTITUDES General Social Survey Core Questions Funding to Solve Problems Many Americans want the government to spend more to solve the nation’s problems. The majority thinks the United States spends too little on education, the environment, fighting drug addiction and crime, health, and Social Security.

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