Attitudes, migration and migrants

In this topic, attitudes refer to the perceptions of and feelings about migrants and migration in the sending society and/or the host society.

This topic includes include literature on public opinion towards migrants and migration, out-group attitudes and perceived group threat, the influence of nationalism and populism on such attitudes, prejudice, ethnic hierarchy and attitudes of migrants towards the host society.

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Behind the ethnic-civic distinction: Public attitudes towards immigrants' political rights in the Netherlands

Authors Maykel Verkuyten, Borja Martinovic
Year 2015
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Citations (WoS) 8
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1 Journal Article

Different groups, different threats: public attitudes towards immigrants

Authors Timothy Hellwig, Abdulkader Sinno
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 20
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2 Journal Article

Ethnic Hierarchy and Public Attitudes towards Immigrants in Russia

Authors Alexey Bessudnov
Year 2016
Journal Name EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 17
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3 Journal Article

Do Anti-Immigrant Laws Shape Public Sentiment? A Study of Arizona's SB 1070 Using Twitter Data

Authors Rene Flores
Year 2017
Journal Name AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY
Citations (WoS) 9
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4 Journal Article

Do National Feelings Influence Public Attitudes towards Immigration?

Authors Hoi Ok Jeong
Year 2013
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 3
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5 Journal Article

Xenophobia and immigrant contact: French public attitudes toward immigration

Authors Seth K. Jolly, Gerald M. DiGiusto
Year 2014
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL
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6 Journal Article

Opposition to Syrian Refugees and Immigrants during the Refugee Crisis in Greece

Authors Stefania Kalogeraki
Year 2019
Journal Name JOURNAL OF MODERN GREEK STUDIES
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7 Journal Article

Public attitudes toward policies related to labor migrants in Israel

Authors Karin Amit, Netta Achdut, Leah Achdut
Year 2015
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL
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8 Journal Article

Majority-minority acculturation preferences concordance as an antecedent of attitudes towards immigrants: The mediating role of perceived symbolic threat and metastereotypes

Authors Camilla Matera, Rupert Brown, Cristina Stefanile
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
Citations (WoS) 8
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9 Journal Article

A comparative assessment of public opinion toward immigrants and immigration policies

Authors RJ Simon, JP Lynch
Year 1999
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 76
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10 Journal Article

Majority-minority acculturation preferences concordance as an antecedent of attitudes towards immigrants: The mediating role of perceived symbolic threat and metastereotypes

Authors Camilla Matera, Rupert Brown, Cristina Stefanile
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
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11 Journal Article

Opposition to Immigration, Economic Insecurity and Individual Values: Evidence from Russia

Authors Donna Bahry
Year 2016
Journal Name EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 8
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12 Journal Article

THE POLLS-TRENDS AMERICAN PUBLIC OPINION ON IMMIGRANTS AND IMMIGRATION POLICY

Authors Francine Segovia, Renatta Defever
Year 2010
Journal Name PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY
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13 Journal Article

Pride and prejudice: the context of reception for Muslims in the United States

Authors Elif Bulut
Year 2016
Journal Name CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL SCIENCE
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14 Journal Article

Public Attitudes toward Young Immigrant Men

Authors Dalston G. Ward
Year 2019
Journal Name AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 1
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15 Journal Article

Brothers' keepers?

Authors Katherine S. Newman, Elisabeth Jacobs
Year 2007
Journal Name SOCIETY
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16 Journal Article

Public attitudes toward immigration in turbulent times

Authors Anna Zamora-Kapoor, Monica Verea
Year 2014
Journal Name MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 7
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17 Journal Article

'Refugees welcome?' The interplay between perceived threats and general concerns on the acceptance of refugees - a factorial survey approach in Germany

Authors Hagen von Hermanni, Robert Neumann
Year 2019
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 2
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18 Journal Article

Cool Minds in Heated Debates? Migration-related Attitudes in Germany Before and After a Natural Intervention

Authors C Diehl, Jan-Philip Steinmann
Year 2012
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE
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19 Journal Article

Waiting for the Barbarians: a public opinion analysis of South African attitudes towards international migrants

Authors Steven Gordon
Year 2017
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 3
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20 Journal Article

Social Contact, Cultural Marginality or Economic Self-Interest? Attitudes Towards Immigrants in Northern Ireland

Authors Bernadette C. Hayes, Lizanne Dowds
Year 2006
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 36
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21 Journal Article

Family policy and public attitudes in Germany and Israel

Authors Noah Lewin-Epstein, H Stier, M Braun, ...
Year 2000
Journal Name EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 13
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22 Journal Article

Who is reshaping public opinion on the EU’s migration policies?

Authors Thomas Huddleston, Hind Sharif, Migration Policy Group (MPG)
Year 2019
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23 Policy Brief

Ethno-nationalist populism and the mobilization of collective resentment

Authors Bart Bonikowski
Year 2017
Journal Name BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY
Citations (WoS) 27
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24 Journal Article

Host culture Adoption or Intercultural Contact? Comparing different acculturation conceptualizations and their effects on host members' attitudes towards immigrants

Authors Camilla Matera, Rupert Brown, Cristina Stefanile
Year 2012
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
Citations (WoS) 22
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25 Journal Article

Host culture Adoption or Intercultural Contact? Comparing different acculturation conceptualizations and their effects on host members' attitudes towards immigrants

Authors Camilla Matera, Rupert Brown, Cristina Stefanile
Year 2012
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
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26 Journal Article

Ethnic Penalties, Assimilation, and the Role of Public Attitudes

Year 2018
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"This project circles around three core questions: Does assimilation work? Does discrimination vary with exposure to competition? Do public attitudes directly translate into immigrant disadvantage? (1) Assimilation Proofs: Initially, we analyze whether the origin of immigrants and/or their level of assimilation to the host country (birth and naturalization) can explain labor market trajectories. Among the manifold domains in which individuals with a migration background may face disadvantages, we focus on labor market re-integration because it has been proven to be a key factor in fostering long-term social integration into the host country. Although empirical evidence for discriminatory practices by employers is generally difficult to provide with registry data, our design minimizes potential alternative explanations. Our study benefits from a unique dataset combining registry and survey data, which were collected in the Swiss Canton of Vaud among all newly unemployed individuals between February and April 2012. The findings are based on real labor market behavior and show that when controlling for encompassing information on human and social capital and other employability criteria, individuals whose provenience is from outside the European Union face periods of unemployment that are up to 50% (or 3 months) longer than those of Swiss natives. Surprisingly, observable assimilation proofs in the form of naturalization or birth in the host country do not improve labor market re-integration. We explain this finding by employers’ discriminatory hiring behavior. (2) Assimilation Signals: In a related study, we test whether HR managers’ discrimination against candidates with a nonnative background can be counteracted by these candidates signaling assimilation into the host society. In our study, HR managers evaluate descriptions of fictitious CVs in which we vary the nationality of the candidates and different signals of cultural attachment to their migration background or to the host country. The findings reveal that candidates with Polish- and Turkish-sounding names are evaluated worse than candidates with Swiss- or Spanish-sounding names. More interestingly, however, participating in civic engagement within a traditional Swiss volunteering organization increases the opportunities given to individuals with Polish and Turkish backgrounds, while participating in an organization connected to their origin dramatically damages their evaluation by prospective employers. We also show that candidates with Polish or Turkish backgrounds who adjust their CVs to appear native by indicating fluency in only the local language (either German or French) fare much better than those who reveal a language attachment to their country of origin. We conclude that there are limited opportunities to ameliorate the evaluation of a CV by signaling assimilation into the host country; conversely, non-adapted CVs and CVs that convey multiple signals of attachment to one’s culture of origin are heavily sanctioned in the assessment by HR managers. (3) Competition: Subsequently, we want to examine whether the prevalence of ethnic discrimination varies with a discriminator’s exposure to competition. First, we use a representative online survey experiment in Germany in order to ask participants to take over the role as a football manager and to rate players in three different tasks. First results show that participants on average prefer White (rather than Black) and Western (rather than non-Western) players, especially when they need to choose between two candidates. We conclude that discrimination likely occurs when there is pressure to select. (4) Housing: In a related study, we examine ethnic discrimination in the housing market. The progressive increase of housing prices and the depletion of affordable dwellings in Swiss urban centers have brought attention to the population's housing conditions and residential mobility. Recent studies have shown that some precarious groups have a more difficult access to adequate housing, especially lower-income households and foreign-born populations. In Switzerland, where the majority of individuals live in rental units, landlords and rental agencies act as gatekeepers and play an important role in the spatial distribution of precarious populations across neighborhoods and to what type of dwelling they have access to. As a result of the landlords’ decisions, ethnic minorities might have limited choices as for where they live. They might be stuck in more deprived housings or neighborhoods, access relatively overpriced dwellings, experience higher rates of crowding, etc. Consequently, our study proposes to investigate mechanisms of discrimination that might take place in the Swiss housing market amongst landlords, professional agencies, and private persons (renters), each of whom potentially having different incentives to discriminate. (5&6) Attitudes: Do public attitudes directly translate into immigrant disadvantage? We aspire to answer this question with two original studies on the effect of public referenda in Switzerland. Such regularly occurring votes are also directly referring to the country’s position vis-à-vis the international community and immigration and usually are heatedly debated prior to the referendum. We exploit such immigration-related referenda by linking salient public discourses to economic and political outcomes of foreigners living in Switzerland. Concretely, we investigate whether such debates, everything else equal, affect the propensity to find a new job during the months of the most heated public exchanges. We hypothesize that a group being pushed into the spotlight by a referendum experiences detrimental effects on its aggregated re-integration chances. Similarly, we expect local politicians with a foreign-sounding name to have a harder stand if the local election falls in the period prior to such a public controversy. (7) Perception: Eventually, we seek to shed light on the mechanisms of perceived discrimination: Who, among recent immigrants, is more likely to feel discriminated against and report it when asked in a survey? Social scientists typically define discrimination as an observable and unjust difference in the treatment of distinct groups. In order to personally feel discriminated against, people must be aware of the differential treatment and perceive it as unjust. We show that reporting discrimination when asked in a survey depends substantially upon individual traits, including aspects that shape whether discrimination is accepted and whether immigrants feel attached to the host society. Although respondents report less discrimination if their job situation has improved after migration, people more likely report discrimination when they originate from countries in which the national legislature represents ethnic minority groups relatively well. Earlier difficulties related to the migration process and the lack of supporting networks continue to affect the perception of unfair treatment. Moreover, we show that individuals distinguish to a surprising degree between discrimination in and outside the work environment. For instance, when they are proficient in the local language, respondents often report discrimination in the workplace but not in a public environment. This distinction between discrimination in the workplace and discrimination in public also depends strongly upon the immigrant’s origin. We conclude that contemporary individual-level measures and policy recommendations merely approximate discriminatory patterns; we urge future research to consider factors that affect individual perception of discrimination."
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Group cues and public opposition to immigration: evidence from a survey experiment in South Korea

Authors Shang E. Ha, Jeong Han Kang, Soo Jin Cho
Year 2016
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
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28 Journal Article

Framing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the General Public: How Inclusive Messaging May Prevent Prejudice from Diminishing Public Support

Authors Sarah K. Calabrese, Kenneth H. Mayer, Trace Kershaw, ...
Year 2016
Journal Name AIDS AND BEHAVIOR
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29 Journal Article

How Does the Majority Public React to Multiculturalist Policies? A Comparative Analysis of European Countries

Authors Marc Hooghe, Thomas de Vroome
Year 2015
Journal Name AMERICAN BEHAVIORAL SCIENTIST
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30 Journal Article

Reception and Integration of Muslims in France, Quebec and English Canada

Year 2012
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This project compares the experiences of Muslim minorities in three contexts: France, Quebec, and English Canada. The objective is to assess the extent of integration of Muslim minorities in each setting, to identify key similarities and differences, to find the most important reasons for any differences, and to relate findings to previous research and public discourse in each setting. The three-way comparison helps illuminate a number of issues of significance to current debates on immigration and multiculturalism, including the role of public attitudes, national integration ‘models’ and advantages of traditional ‘nations of immigration’ over recent European experience, and language and culture. The theoretical framework takes account of four sets of factors: minority characteristics, mainstream attitudes and debates, institutional structures, and public policies, and draws upon inter-disciplinary perspectives. Both quantitative and qualitative data are used. On the quantitative side, for France the new government-mandated “Trajectories and Origins” (TeO) survey conducted in 2009 (over 21000 interviews) overcomes many limitations in existing statistics for identification of ethnic minorities. The comparable Canadian source is the monumental “Ethnic Diversity Survey” conducted in 2002 by Statistics Canada (over 42000 interviews). Excellent collaboration is available in use of the French data; I have already published a major book on the Canadian data. The project also will conduct a series of specially designed focus-group sessions involving structured encounters between Muslims and non-Muslims conducted in Paris, Montreal and Toronto. The project will be facilitated by CADIS in Paris where I build on a strong institutional foundation. It will produce a major book to be submitted to the MacMillan Palgrave series on migration, and papers for international conferences. A conference and workshop also will be held.
31 Project

PARTY IDENTIFICATION, CONTACT, CONTEXTS, AND PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARD ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

Authors Timothy B. Gravelle
Year 2016
Journal Name PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY
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33 Journal Article

FROM WHITE AUSTRALIA TO PART OF ASIA - RECENT SHIFTS IN AUSTRALIAN IMMIGRATION POLICY TOWARDS THE REGION

Authors James Jupp
Year 1995
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 29
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34 Journal Article

PREJUDICE AS A RESPONSE TO PERCEIVED GROUP THREAT - POPULATION COMPOSITION AND ANTI-IMMIGRANT AND RACIAL PREJUDICE IN EUROPE

Authors L Quillian
Year 1995
Journal Name AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 901
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35 Journal Article

PREJUDICE AS A RESPONSE TO PERCEIVED GROUP THREAT - POPULATION COMPOSITION AND ANTI-IMMIGRANT AND RACIAL PREJUDICE IN EUROPE

Authors L Quillian
Year 1995
Journal Name AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW
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36 Journal Article

From La Malinche to El Jamaicon: Neoliberal Governmentality Regimes in Contemporary Mexico

Authors Melissa Ley-Cervantes
Year 2015
Journal Name REVISTA DE DIALECTOLOGIA Y TRADICIONES POPULARES
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37 Journal Article

The effect of perceived cultural and material threats on ethnic preferences in immigration attitudes

Authors Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Gizem Arikan, G Lahav
Year 2015
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 16
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38 Journal Article

Public attitudes toward immigrants and immigration policies across seven nations

Authors RJ Simon, Keri W. Sikich
Year 2007
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 36
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39 Journal Article

A Desire for Isolation? Mass Public Attitudes in South Africa Toward Immigration Levels

Authors Steven Gordon
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF IMMIGRANT & REFUGEE STUDIES
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40 Journal Article

DO ATTITUDES TO IMMIGRANTS CHANGE IN HARD TIMES? IRELAND IN A EUROPEAN CONTEXT

Authors Thomas Turner, Christine M. Cross
Year 2015
Journal Name EUROPEAN SOCIETIES
Citations (WoS) 1
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41 Journal Article

Public attitudes toward immigration in the United States, France, and Germany

Authors R Benson
Year 2003
Journal Name PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY
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42 Journal Article

A Desire for Isolation? Mass Public Attitudes in South Africa Toward Immigration Levels

Authors Steven Gordon
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF IMMIGRANT & REFUGEE STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 1
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43 Journal Article

Trends-Tolerance in the United States

Authors Chelsea E. Schafer, Greg M. Shaw
Year 2009
Journal Name PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY
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45 Journal Article

Public attitudes towards support for migrants: the importance of perceived voluntary and involuntary migration

Authors Maykel Verkuyten, Kieran Mepham, Mathijs Kros
Year 2018
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 1
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46 Journal Article

NORWEGIAN ATTITUDES TOWARDS IMMIGRANTS AND ASYLUM SEEKERS

Authors Gudmund Hernes, K Knudsen
Year 1989
Journal Name TIDSSKRIFT FOR SAMFUNNSFORSKNING
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47 Journal Article

Educated Preferences or Selection Effects? A Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of Educational Attainment on Attitudes Towards Immigrants

Authors Bram Lancee, Oriane Sarrasin
Year 2015
Journal Name EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 23
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48 Journal Article

The Big Five Personality Traits and Attitudes towards Immigrants

Authors Aina Gallego, Sergi Pardos-Prado
Year 2014
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 32
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49 Journal Article

The public perception of UNHCR and of refugee protection

Authors K Janowski
Year 2002
Journal Name REFUGEE SURVEY QUARTERLY
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50 Journal Article

Same but Different: Muslims and Foreigners in Public Media Discourse

Authors Alexandra Feddersen
Year 2015
Journal Name SWISS POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 2
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51 Journal Article

Changing attitudes towards immigrants and immigration in Norway

Authors O Hellevik, Tale Hellevik
Year 2017
Journal Name TIDSSKRIFT FOR SAMFUNNSFORSKNING
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52 Journal Article

Are today's youth more tolerant? Trends in tolerance among young people in Britain

Authors Jan G. Janmaat, Avril Keating
Year 2019
Journal Name ETHNICITIES
Citations (WoS) 2
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53 Journal Article

Reassessing the Link between Public Perception and Migration Policy

Authors Ricklef Beutin, Anna Horvath, Myriam Sochacki, ...
Year 2007
Journal Name EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MIGRATION AND LAW
Citations (WoS) 5
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54 Journal Article

The new meritocracy or over-schooled robots? Public attitudes on Asian-Australian education cultures

Authors Christina Ho
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 2
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56 Journal Article

Public beliefs in social mobility and high-skilled migration

Authors Claudia Lumpe
Year 2018
Journal Name JOURNAL OF POPULATION ECONOMICS
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57 Journal Article

Host society's dislike of the Islamic veil: The role of subtle prejudice, values, and religion

Authors Vassilis Saroglou, Bahija Lamkaddem, Matthieu Van Pachterbeke, ...
Year 2009
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
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58 Journal Article

Re-imagining Borders: Malay Identity and Indonesian Migrants in Malaysia

Authors Ernst Spaan, Ton van Naerssen, Gerard Kohl
Year 2002
Journal Name TIJDSCHRIFT VOOR ECONOMISCHE EN SOCIALE GEOGRAFIE
Citations (WoS) 17
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59 Journal Article

Public opinion, mobilisations and policies concerning asylum seekers and refugees in anti-immigrants times (Europe and Belgium)

Year 2017
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The European challenges in the field of migration have an impact on society, since the division between them opposed to newcomers and welcoming them has been continuously increasing. The project addresses the perceptions of the Belgian and European population about refugees/migrants and vice versa as well as their interactions with the policy agenda of asylum and migration with a European comparative perspective and a specific focus on Belgium. As Europe face important migratory challenges and political difficulties we have seen an increase of the public opinion’s polarisation regarding asylum and refugees, it is important to address this question. Including teams from our project will analyse this polarisation and its links to policies, as it is necessary for a better understanding of the current debate on migration in Europe and Belgium. The 2015 asylum crisis will be considered as indicative of the general European and Belgian citizens’ reactions about migration. The focus is then on attitudes, representations, discourses and practices about refugees, on the interactions at the local level between the majority populations and newly arrived migrants. The project will follow two objectives. First studying public opinion towards asylum seekers and refugees with a European cross- national perspective but also how these groups perceive Belgium, its asylum system and its reception policies. The second objective is to analyse the polarisation of the public opinion by focussing on pro and anti-refugees’ actions at the local level. This will allow understanding the links between public opinion and the implementation of asylum and reception policies. In order to fulfil these objectives, our project is based on 5 Work Packages that each focus on a specific dimension. The first two ones aim at developing a European comparative perspective on perceptions towards migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. This then includes a quantitative analysis of public opinion’s perceptions towards new immigration flows as well as a comparison of 5 European case studies (Sweden, Italy, Grece, Hungary and Germany). The three other work packages aim at a deep analysis of the Belgian situation. First, they consist of understanding actions and reactions towards asylum seekers and refugees at a local level. This implies to study the opposite reactions with an in-depth analysis of their content, justifications and determinants but also to focus on interactions between social groups (pro vs. anti migrants groups; ional citizens & refugees) as well as the interactions between the population’s reaction and the implementation of asylum and receptions policies. Second, studying the Belgian situation implies to analyse asylum seekers and refugees perceptions regarding the country’s asylum and reception policies. Lastly, it implies to realise a policy evaluation of those policies. The aim of this project and the main questions it addresses focus more on the relations and on the dynamics existing between the citizens and the migrants, asylum seekers and refugees. Hence, we propose to broaden the scope of what is usually done by extending the focus on actors that are often not implied in migration studies: the majority population and the impact of new migration waves on social cohesion. The expected results concerns: 1) an in-depth and comparative knowledge of attitudes towards migrants and refugees in Europe; 2) an analysis of the factors influencing the attitudes of rejections, disregards and support; 3) an in-depth analysis of the specificities of the current wave of migration compared to the last ones; 4) an in-depth analysis of citizens’ and migrants’ discourses, representation and practices and of their reaction on social cohesion at a local level;
60 Project

Diversity and Out-Group Attitudes in the Netherlands: The Role of Authoritarianism and Social Threat in the Neighbourhood

Authors Jasper Van Assche, Kristof Dhont, Alain Van Hiel, ...
Year 2014
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 23
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61 Journal Article

The Upside of Accents: Language, Inter-group Difference, and Attitudes toward Immigration

Authors Daniel J. Hopkins
Year 2015
Journal Name BRITISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
Citations (WoS) 27
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62 Journal Article

Public Discourse on Human Trafficking in International Issue Arenas

Authors Niina Merilainen, Marita Vos
Year 2015
Journal Name SOCIETIES
Citations (WoS) 1
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63 Journal Article

A glass half empty: Latina reproduction and public discourse

Authors LR Chavez
Year 2004
Journal Name HUMAN ORGANIZATION
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64 Journal Article

Migration Past, Migration Future

Authors Myron Weiner, Klaus J. Bade
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65 Book

Citizenship representations, group indispensability and attitudes towards immigrants' rights

Authors Kieran Mepham, Maykel Verkuyten
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
Citations (WoS) 1
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66 Journal Article

Citizenship representations, group indispensability and attitudes towards immigrants' rights

Authors Kieran Mepham, Maykel Verkuyten
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
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67 Journal Article

Constructing common sense: Language and ethnicity in Ukrainian public discourse

Authors Volodymyr Kulyk
Year 2006
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 18
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68 Journal Article

The Acceptance of the Multicultural Society Among Young People. A Comparative Analysis of the Effect of Market-Driven Versus Publicly Regulated Educational Systems

Authors Mark Elchardus, Eva Franck, Saskia De Groof, ...
Year 2013
Journal Name EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 2
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70 Journal Article

Attitudes towards immigrants, other integration barriers, and their veracity INTRODUCTION

Authors Amelie Constant, KF Zimmermann, Martin Kahanec
Year 2009
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANPOWER
Citations (WoS) 26
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71 Journal Article

Host society's dislike of the Islamic veil: The role of subtle prejudice, values, and religion

Authors Vassilis Saroglou, Bahija Lamkaddem, Matthieu Van Pachterbeke, ...
Year 2009
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
Citations (WoS) 36
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72 Journal Article

Should International Migration Be Encouraged to Offset Population Aging? A Cross-Country Analysis of Public Attitudes in Europe

Authors Alin M. Ceobanu, Tanya Koropeckyj-Cox
Year 2013
Journal Name POPULATION RESEARCH AND POLICY REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 2
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73 Journal Article

Do immigration scenarios influence Norwegians' attitudes towards immigrants? A survey experiment

Authors Dag Arne Christensen, Sveinung Arnesen, Tor Midtbo
Year 2019
Journal Name TIDSSKRIFT FOR SAMFUNNSFORSKNING
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74 Journal Article

American Public Opinion on Immigration: Nativist, Polarized, or Ambivalent?

Authors Matthew Wright, Morris Levy
Year 2019
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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75 Journal Article

Countervailing contact: Community ethnic diversity, anti immigrant attitudes and mediating pathways of positive and negative inter-ethnic contact in European societies

Authors James Laurence, Lee Bentley
Year 2018
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Citations (WoS) 2
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76 Journal Article

Individual gendered attitudes toward immigrants. Empirical evidence from French surveys

Authors Abel Francois, Raul Magni-Berton
Year 2013
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL
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77 Journal Article

Attitudes Towards Migrants: What do Greek students think about their immigrant classmates?

Authors Ioannis C. Dimakos, Katerina Tasiopoulou
Year 2003
Journal Name INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION
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78 Journal Article

Framing Attitudes Towards Immigrants in Europe: When Competition Does Not Matter

Authors Sergi Pardos-Prado
Year 2011
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 17
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79 Journal Article

Constructing Immigrants: Portrayals of Migrant Groups in British National Newspapers, 2010-2012

Authors Scott Blinder, William L. Allen
Year 2016
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 26
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80 Journal Article

Epilogue: What’s the Matter with Rotterdam?

Authors Steven Vertovec
Book Title Coming to Terms with Superdiversity
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81 Book Chapter

The Personal Foundations of Political Tolerance towards Immigrants

Authors Markus Freitag, Carolin Rapp
Year 2015
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 11
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82 Journal Article

RISKS OF THE HIGH-SCALE IMMIGRATION IN THE PUBLIC DISCOURSE OF RUSSIA

Authors Vasil T. Sakaev
Year 2018
Journal Name REVISTA SAN GREGORIO
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83 Journal Article

CHANGE OF CLIMATE - ATTITUDES TOWARDS REFUGEES AND MIGRANT WORKERS IN NORWAY, 1988-1993

Authors Gudmund Hernes, K Knudsen
Year 1994
Journal Name TIDSSKRIFT FOR SAMFUNNSFORSKNING
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84 Journal Article

Understanding Evaluations of Foreigners in Modern South Africa: The Relationship Between Subjective Wellbeing and Xenophobia

Authors Steven Gordon
Year 2018
Journal Name JOURNAL OF HAPPINESS STUDIES
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85 Journal Article

The Discursive Appeal to Solidarity and Partisan Journalism in Europe's Migration Crisis

Authors Stefan Wallaschek
Year 2019
Journal Name SOCIAL INCLUSION
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86 Journal Article

Opportunity or threat? Public attitudes towards EU freedom of movement

Authors Sofia Vasilopoulou, Liisa Talving
Year 2018
Journal Name JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN PUBLIC POLICY
Citations (WoS) 3
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87 Journal Article

The Russian Radical Right Movement and Immigration Policy: Do They Just Make Noise or Have an Impact as Well?

Authors Sofia Tipaldou, Katrin Uba
Year 2014
Journal Name EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 10
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88 Journal Article

Ethnic Diversity and Attitudes towards Immigrants: Evidence for Threat or Contact Effects?

Year 2009
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"Theoretical background and objectives This project comprises two studies that use two different data sets to examine the influence of ethnic diversity on interethnic contacts and attitudes towards immigrants by drawing on insights from group threat and inter-group contact theory. The project advances over earlier research by a) opening the black box of the mediating mechanisms via which ethnic diversity – operationalised as the population share of immigrants – affects citizens' immigration policy preferences and interethnic contacts as well as b) testing competing propositions derived from contact and group threat theory at different individual and contextual levels of analysis. In the first study, we examine which role the size of the immigrant population plays in explaining immigrant derogation within and between European regions and consider the following question: does a larger size of immigrant population increase perceived group threat and thereby lead to greater immigrant derogation? Or does it increase intergroup contact and thereby ameliorate immigrant derogation? In the second study we derive competing hypotheses on the role the size of the immigrant population plays for explaining the anti-immigrant attitudes of Dutch citizens. Research design and methodology The first study uses regionalised European Social Survey 2002 and official data, which were analysed by means of multilevel structural equation modelling. The second study uses structural equation modelling with robust standard errors on nationally representative Dutch survey data enriched with official municipality-level statistics. Findings Both studies converge in demonstrating that ethnic diversity exerts dual effects in promoting interethnic contact, but also to produce prejudice. Perceived group threat is associated with immigrant derogation. However, intergroup contact reduces perceived group threat and thereby amends such derogation of immigrants. Between regions, our findings show that a larger size of the immigrant population increases both greater perceived group threat and intergroup contact. At the same time, the effects of perceived group threat and intergroup contact on immigrant derogation resemble those found within regions. In sum, these results lend evidence to the generalisability of both group threat and contact effects."
89 Project

An analysis of public opinion toward undocumented immigration

Authors Thomas J. Espenshade, Charles A. Calhoun
Year 1993
Journal Name POPULATION RESEARCH AND POLICY REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 142
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90 Journal Article

Welcoming Immigrants with Similar Occupational Interests: Experimental Survey Evidence from Hong Kong

Authors Siu-Yau Lee, Kee-Lee Chou, Lina Vyas
Year 2017
Journal Name POLITICAL STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 2
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91 Journal Article

Transnational Undocumented Marriages in the Sino-Vietnamese Border Areas of China

Authors Liang Maochun, Chen Wen
Year 2014
Journal Name ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL
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92 Journal Article

Social and political dimension of stigmatization: The development of Natasha and Maria images for immigrants in Istanbul

Authors Bayram Unal
Year 2016
Journal Name MIGRATION LETTERS
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93 Journal Article

Shutting the Gates in South Africa: National Identification and Popular Attitudes towards Closing Borders to Immigration

Authors Steven Gordon
Year 2017
Journal Name TIJDSCHRIFT VOOR ECONOMISCHE EN SOCIALE GEOGRAFIE
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94 Journal Article

PUBLIC OPINION AND MIGRATIONS: MECHANISMS OF CLASSIFICATIONS AND THE REFUGEE CRISIS

Authors Simona Zavratnik, Rebeka Falle Zorman, Ziva Broder
Year 2017
Journal Name TEORIJA IN PRAKSA
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95 Journal Article

Ethnic Diversity and Social Cohesion in Germany

Year 2011
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"After more than half a century of mass immigration to Europe, the consequences of increasing ethnic diversity in Europe are far from clear. More specifically, one of the prominent questions on today’s research agenda is how ethnic diversity affects social cohesion and attitudes towards immigrants. This project aims to contribute to answering this question. Recently, ample attention has been paid to the relation between ethnic diversity and social cohesion in the neighbourhood. Putnam (2007), for example, claims that in the short run, immigration and ethnic diversity tend to reduce solidarity and social capital. Several scholars report that ethnic diversity affects social cohesion (Lancee & Dronkers 2011; Letki 2008; Tolsma, Van der Meer & Gesthuizen 2009; Putnam 2007; Gijsberts, van der Meer & Dagevos 2011; Alesina & La Ferrara 2000)and attitudes towards immigrants (Schlueter & Scheepers 2010; Pettigrew & Tropp 2006). To date, little longitudinal research has been done on the relation between ethnic diversity and social cohesion in Germany. The objective of this project is to carry out longitudinal analyses with the German Socio-Economic Panel Survey (GSOEP) and neighbourhood data on the zip code level. In short, I will examine the relation between neighbourhood diversity and indicators of social cohesion and attitudes toward immigration."
96 Project

Who is Less Welcome?: The Impact of Individuating Cues on Attitudes towards Immigrants

Authors Sedef Turper, Kees Aarts, Minna van Gerven, ...
Year 2015
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 8
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97 Journal Article

Gender, race, and the writing of empire: Public discourse and the Boer War

Authors D David
Year 2002
Journal Name VICTORIAN STUDIES
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98 Journal Article

Return of the nativists? California public opinion and immigration in the 1980s and 1990s

Authors ER BARKAN
Year 2003
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE HISTORY
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99 Journal Article

Racism and the politics of signification: Israeli public discourse on racism towards Palestinian citizens

Authors Hanna Herzog, Smadar Sharon, Inna Leykin
Year 2008
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 4
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100 Journal Article
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