The impact of media reliance on the role of perceived threat in predicting tolerance of Muslim cultural practice

@inproceedings{White2012TheIO,
  title={The impact of media reliance on the role of perceived threat in predicting tolerance of Muslim cultural practice},
  author={Campbell White and Julie Maree Duck and Peter Newcombe},
  year={2012}
}
Two studies explored the role of perceived threat in predicting White Australians’ acculturation preferences for Muslim immigrants, with particular focus on the impact of their reliance on the mass media. In Study 1, students completed a survey that indicated that their tolerance of Muslim practice was largely explained by their general attitudes to multiculturalism. However, among those who were highly reliant on the media, symbolic threat from Muslims played an additional role, with those who… CONTINUE READING
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