American Identity – Part II

There’s a timely piece of work recently out which bolsters my call in July’s post, to focus more on American identity as one commonly shared, rather than the reductionist identity divisions explored ad nauseum of late which appear to be generating more distrust than understanding.

Please enjoy this study from Asst. Professor of Political Science at OSU, Amanda Lea Robinson. From the abstract: “[The] results offer microlevel evidence that a strong and salient national identity can diminish ethnic barriers to trust in diverse societies.”

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