The social contract in black and white

Racial differences in evaluations of government

Timothy Bledsoe, Lee Sigelman, Susan Welch, Michael W. Combs

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Abstract

Central to all social contract theories 1 is the idea that individuals come together freely to establish a framework that will allow them to interact with one another in mutually beneficial ways. Through the contract, certain rights are reserved to individual citizens and protected against encroachment by either fellow citizens or government.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBroken Contract?
Subtitle of host publicationChanging Relationships between Americans and their Government
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages208-225
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9780429970559
ISBN (Print)9780813322636
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

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Bledsoe, T., Sigelman, L., Welch, S., & Combs, M. W. (2018). The social contract in black and white: Racial differences in evaluations of government. In Broken Contract?: Changing Relationships between Americans and their Government (pp. 208-225). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429502002
Bledsoe, Timothy ; Sigelman, Lee ; Welch, Susan ; Combs, Michael W. / The social contract in black and white : Racial differences in evaluations of government. Broken Contract?: Changing Relationships between Americans and their Government. Taylor and Francis, 2018. pp. 208-225
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