Using a large-scale sample of online daters in nine european countries, we engage in the first cross-national analysis of race-related partner preferences and examine the link between contextual factors and ethnic selectivity.
Racial preferences in online dating across european countries
This can be described through montesquieus climatic theory in his book the spirit of the laws, which explains how people from different climates have different temperaments, the inhabitants of warm countries are, like old men, timorous; the people in cold countries are, like young men, brave.
 sexual racism in online dating, in addition to the outside world, is also influenced by the mate selectors area of residence.
, there are websites specifically targeted to different couple matches, such that singles can sign up online and focus on one particular partner quality, such as race, religious beliefs or ethnicity.
Cross-racial differences in the racial preferences of potential dating partners: a test of the alienation of african americans and social dominance orientation.
 irrespective of this, there still remains the issue of sexual racism in the online dating world, in that preferences appear to follow a racial hierarchy.
White americans are the least open to interracial dating, and select preferences in the order of hispanic americans, asian americans and then african american individuals last at 60.