Posts Tagged ‘Race’

Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder? How Interaction with the NYPD affects one’s attitude toward them

December 23, 2015

Studies show that one’s perspective of the NYPD is attributed to many factors, including but not limited to: race, socioeconomic status (impoverished areas vs. wealthy areas), age, and previous experience with the police. Although, much research has been done on the attitudes of minority groups toward police, little research has been conducted on the perceptions […]

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Graffiti and Street Art in the Urban Environment: Are Diversity and Prominence of Art Correlated?

December 11, 2014

New York City is covered with the creations of artists all throughout the five boroughs. Diverse in size and scope, the graffiti and street art that cover the walls of tall buildings, warehouses and public spaces are found in many different neighborhoods- a quick tour of the different areas in the city reveal that some […]

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Urban Music & Race

December 9, 2014

Our study aims to test the correlation between race and musical taste in New York City. We hypothesized that the inventories of record stores would reflect the racial compositions of their surrounding neighborhoods. After comparing the demographics of three neighborhoods to the inventories of their record stores, we found a much higher rate of availability […]

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