The survey is from the American Mosaic Project, a multipyear, multimethod study of the bases of solidarity and diversity in American life. The survey contains items measuring the place of diversity in visions of American society and in respondents' own lives; social and cultural boundaries between groups and dimensions of inclusion and exclusion; racial and religious identity; belonging and discrimination; opinions about sources of advancement for Whites and African Americans; opinions and immigration and assimilation; diversity in respondents' close-tie network; political identity and demographic information. The survey also includes oversamples of African American and Hispanic respondents, allowing for comparisons across racial/ethnic categories. Demographic variables include race, age. gender, religion, level of education, United States citizenship status, partisan affiliation, and family income.
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