Violence, displacement, contact, and attitudes toward hosting refugees

  title={Violence, displacement, contact, and attitudes toward hosting refugees},
  author={Faten Ghosn and Alex Braithwaite and Tiffany S. Chu},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  pages={118 - 133}
How do individuals’ personal experiences with various aspects of political violence affect their attitudes toward hosting conflict refugees? More specifically, how do their personal exposure to violence, their own personal experience of being displaced, and their recent contact with refugees influence these attitudes? To explore answers to these questions, we draw upon a recent survey of 2,400 Lebanese residents where we identify individuals who experienced violence during the Lebanese civil… Expand

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