Their results suggested that same-race and interracial couples are perceived and rated differently (Garcia & Rivera, 1999).
Carrasco (2003) found a general trend indicating that same-race and interracial couples were perceived differently on relationship variables, but not on education, social economic status, or personality variables.
Do target race and racial preference in dating influence people's perception of discrimination?
This study collected data from a survey given to 187 White participants, recruited via Amazon Mechanical Turk.
Even though labeled as “newlyweds,” 42% of newly married couples in 2008-2010 have been married before (either husband or wife or both).
“Intra-marriage” and “marrying in” refer to marriages between spouses of the same race or ethnicity.
“Newly married” or “newlyweds” refer to couples who got married in the past 12 months prior to the survey date (American Community Survey).
Abstract Attitudes towards interracial dating and marriage have historically been used as barometers of racial acceptance in this country.
The interracial relationships literature focuses on attitudes towards different racial and ethnic groups as potential romantic partners, and on reactions from individuals in interracial couples regarding their relationship.
Results showed that White, Latino, and Black targets whose online dating profile stated no racial preference were evaluated positively.