A Sociological Comparison of Anti-Semitism and Anti-Muslim Sentiment in Britain 1

@article{Meer2008ASC,
  title={A Sociological Comparison of Anti-Semitism and Anti-Muslim Sentiment in Britain 1},
  author={Nasar Meer and Tehseen Noorani},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={56},
  pages={195 - 219}
}
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