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Explicit Prejudice

Evidence from a New Survey

Diane Coffey ( teaches at the University of Texas, Austin. Coffey, Payal Hathi ( and Nidhi Khurana ( are affi liated with a research institute for compassionate economics (r.i.c.e). Amit Thorat ( teaches at the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

A representative phone survey to study explicit prejudice against women and Dalits in Delhi, Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan reveals widespread prejudice in several domains and discusses the consequences for women and Dalits, and society as a whole. The results suggest the need for a more robust public discourse and active approach to measuring and challenging prejudice and discrimination.

Updated On : 9th Jan, 2018


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