Immigration and Perceived Ethnic Threat: Cultural Capital and Economic Explanations

@inproceedings{Manevska2013ImmigrationAP,
  title={Immigration and Perceived Ethnic Threat: Cultural Capital and Economic Explanations},
  author={Katerina Manevska and Peter Achterberg},
  year={2013}
}
This article aims to study to what extent the share of immigrants in a country influences individuals' perceptions of ethnic threat and how this can be explained by theories of economic and cultural threat. Following an economic logic, people with a weak socio-economic position should have a greater perception of ethnic threat. This would be more so if the share of low-educated immigrants in a country was relatively high. Following a cultural logic, greater perceptions of ethnic threat should… CONTINUE READING

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