Among non-blacks, whites were the most open to dating blacks, followed by Latinos and Asians.Asians and Latinos were more likely to exclude blacks because of social disapproval, and whites were more likely to exclude blacks because of physical attraction.Acceptance by the dominant group reveals the current standing of racial groups in the U. hierarchy, as well as the possibility for assimilation.However, few researchers have addressed the gendered nature of racial preferences by whites.What all races did seem to agree on was their preference to date a white man, a race seen superior to the others, most likely due to social status in the economy. Personals dating service further points out racial preference statistics on apimovement.com: “In the UCI study, of women who expressed a racial preference (73 percent) on Yahoo!, less than 10 percent would bother to respond to overtures from men of Asian descent, particularly East Indians, somewhat behind Black and Latino men.Labs Scientist (Summer 2013) Connected Learning Research Network Graduate Researcher (Winter 2011 – June 2016) PUBLICATIONS: Rafalow, Matthew H. “Navigating Digital Publics for Playful Production: A Cross-Case Analysis of Two Interest-Driven Online Communities.” . Irvine, CA: Digital Media and Learning Research Hub. “Cultural ‘Tastes’ and Race: Interest- and Race-Based Boundaries among Daters.” (under review) Ito, Mizuko, Ksenia Korobkova, Yong Ming Kow, Crystle Martin, Rachel Pfister, Matthew H. (Forthcoming.) “Disciplining Play: Digital Youth Culture as Capital at School.” edited by Kylie Peppler, Erica Halverson, and Yasmin Kafai. [Link] [Draft PDF] Korobkova, Ksenia, and Matthew H.
According to studies conducted from September 2004 to May 2005 by Cynthia Feliciano, Associate Professor of Sociology and Chicano/Latino Studies, and Belinda Robnett, Associate Professor of Sociology, white men preferred Asian or Latino women instead of African-American women while white women did not prefer Asian men.
We examine whites’ exclusion of blacks, Latinos, Asians, Middle Easterners, East Indians and Native Americans as possible dates, using a sample of profiles collected from an internet dating website.
We find that white men are more willing than white women to date non-whites in general, yet, with the exception of their top two preferences for dates, whites and Latinos, the racial hierarchies of males and females differ.
She was shy and didn't talk much in what was likely an unfamiliar and perhaps overwhelming African American social setting.
Another of my male relatives brought home a woman for Christmas who seemed like a modern-day, socially progressive southern belle.