Are anti-Muslim feelings more widespread than anti-foreigner feelings? Evidence from two split-sample experiments

  title={Are anti-Muslim feelings more widespread than anti-foreigner feelings? Evidence from two split-sample experiments},
  author={Bram Spruyt and Mark Elchardus},
  pages={800 - 820}
This article tests the claim that anti-Muslim feelings are more widespread than general anti-foreigner feelings. It reports on two split sample experiments, in which a randomly selected part of the respondents evaluated statements for which the target group was identified as ‘foreigners’ and the other part evaluated the identical statements but with the target group identified as ‘Muslims’. By using open-ended questions we are able to separate those respondents who had Muslims in mind when… 

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