Deconstructing the White Vote

In this post, I am going to try and show that the White vote is more heterogeneous than often thought, or, at least, a lot more heterogeneous than I used to think it was. If you look at Whites as a whole, we look to be pretty consistent republicans: In a previous post, I documented … Continue reading Deconstructing the White Vote

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Ethnic Diversity and Social Cohesion: a Critique

In this post, I am going to critique the literature linking ethnic diversity to low levels of social cohesion. The Putnam Study Putnam (2007) is easily the most often cited paper to show that diversity negatively impacts communities. Putnam shows that participants from more diverse regions reported lower levels of social capital, the degree to … Continue reading Ethnic Diversity and Social Cohesion: a Critique