Islamophobia in the West: Measuring and Explaining Individual Attitudes

Islamophobia in the West: Measuring and Explaining Individual Attitudes

by Marc Helbling (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781138020023
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Marc Helbling is Head of the research group 'Immigration Policies in Comparison' (IMPIC) at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB), Germany. His recent publications include Restructuring Political Conflict in Western Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2011, with Hanspeter Kriesi, Edgar Grande et al.) and Practising Citizenship and Heterogeneous Nationhood: Naturalisations in Swiss Municipalities (Amsterdam University Press, 2008). He has also published articles in journals such as the European Journal of Political Research, Ethnic and Racial Studies, and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

Table of Contents

1. Islamophobia in the West: An Introduction / Marc Helbling Part 1: How to Measure Islamophobia 2. Prejudice Against Muslims: Associations with Personality Traits and Political Attitudes / Donald Ernst and Brian H. Bornstein Part 2: The Scope of Islamophobia: Public Debates, Attitudes and Reactions 3. Assessing Islamophobia in Britain: Where Do Muslims Really Stand? / Erik Bleich and Rahsaan Maxwell 4. Attitudes toward Muslims in Norway / Zan Strabac and Marko Valenta 5. Islamophobia in Sweden: Politics, Representations, Attitudes and Experiences / Pieter Bevelander and Jonas Otterbeck 6. Islamophobia in Spain? Political Rhetoric Rather Than a Social Fact / Ricard Zapata-Barrero and Juan Diez-Nicolas Part 3: How To Explain Islamophobia 7. An Ecological Analysis of the 2009 Swiss Referendum on the Building of Minarets / Joel S. Fetzer and J. Christopher Soper 8. Islamophobia and Its Explanation / Henk Dekker and Jolanda van der Noll 9. The Aftermath of 9/11: Tolerance towards Muslims, Islamophobia and Value Orientations / Jolanda van der Noll 10. Political Tolerance for Muslim Practices: An Intergroup Perspective / Maykel Verkuyten and Edwin Poppe 11. Revisiting Islamophobia in Contemporary Britain, 2007–10 / Clive D. Field Part 4: Are Muslims Different From Other Outgroups? Ethnocentrism and Terrorism 12. Islamophobia and the Band of Others / Kerem Ozan Kalkan and Eric M. Uslaner 13. Think 'Terrorist', Think 'Muslim'? Social-Psychological Mechanisms Explaining Anti-Islamic Prejudice / Marco Cinnirella

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