Term of Award
Master of Arts in Sociology
Document Type and Release Option
Thesis (restricted to Georgia Southern)
Department of Sociology
Peggy G. Hargis
Committee Member 1
Nancy L. Malcom
Committee Member 2
Nathan W. Pino
By analyzing 12 in-depth interviews with individuals who live in the South Georgia area and who are involved in Black-White interracial relationships, I explain how respondents perceive the appearance of their relationships and how they think others react to their relationships. I also address how the intersection of race and gender affects the interviewees' experiences with family, friends, and strangers. This analysis contributes to current debates about interracial romance by describing how interracial couples experience dating in the South and how race and gender intersects to shape those experiences.
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Wheat, Celeste Andria, "Perspectives on Black - White Interracial Relationships in the South" (2002). Legacy ETDs. 271.