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Locus of Control and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in Canada , the United States , and the United Kingdom

  title={Locus of Control and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in Canada , the United States , and the United Kingdom},
  author={Universit and e du Qu and ebec and a Montr and {\'E}al},
Using data collected in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, this article examines the determinants of attitudes toward immigrants. In particular, we draw on the literature in social psychology to explore the role of locus of control in promoting more ethnocentric and restrictive attitudes towards immigration. We conceptualize control at three levels: (1) perceptions of individual locus of control (i.e., feeling that one can control one’s own circumstances), (2) perceptions of… 

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