Friday, August 3, 2007

Interracial interactions at racially diverse university campuses.

Journal of Social Psychology, The, by Cowan, Gloria

RACIAL DIVERSITY is a major issue among colleges and universities. A university may have a diverse student body in terms of the presence of a large number of students of varying ethnicities, races, and cultures. However, the question remains whether the diversity in numbers is reflected in a diversity in interactions.

Do students in campuses that are heterogeneous in ethnicity, race, or culture self-segregate, or do they engage in frequent interactions with members of the other groups? It is important to determine whether students engage in interracial interactions, not only in the ...

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