Integrated Threat Theory and Acceptance of Immigrant Assimilation: An Analysis of Muslim Immigration in Western Europe

@article{Croucher2013IntegratedTT,
  title={Integrated Threat Theory and Acceptance of Immigrant Assimilation: An Analysis of Muslim Immigration in Western Europe},
  author={S. Croucher},
  journal={Communication Monographs},
  year={2013},
  volume={80},
  pages={46 - 62}
}
  • S. Croucher
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Communication Monographs
This study explores whether a threat from an immigrant group is related to members of a dominant culture believing immigrants do not want to assimilate. As Muslim immigration to Europe has rapidly increased in the past 20 years, Muslim immigrants were used as the example of immigrants during data collection. Data were collected in France (n=162), Germany (n=111), and the United Kingdom (n=159). Threat was measured using a collection of instruments based off work in Integrated Threat Theory… Expand
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