1. Toward a dynamic perspective on racial attitudes 2. Eras of media coverage of race 3. Eras of racial liberalism and conservatism 4. Media framing and the dynamics of racial policy preferences 5. The fusion of race and the welfare state in the public mind 6. A new American dilemma for a new millennium?
Explains the variation in Americans' racial attitudes over the last half-century, fueled by the media
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-152) and index