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Network Analysis of Attitudes towards Immigrants in Asia [article]

Rachael Kei Kawasaki, Yuichi Ikeda
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This study models cross-national attitudes towards immigrants in East and Southeast Asia as a signed and weighted bipartite network of countries and evaluative reactions to a variety of political issues  ...  The paper aims to fill two deficiencies in the current research on attitudes towards immigrants: 1) the lack of cross-national studies in Asia, a region where migration is growing, and 2) the tendency  ...  Significant variables were included in the network analysis.  ... 
arXiv:2004.04367v1 fatcat:dojlpgzdczakhiwisufvpcx3em

Attitudes toward work: Ethnic minorities and immigrant groups in Vancouver

Harald Bauder
2005 Journal of International Migration and Integration  
In addition, immigrant class explains some of the ethnicity effects.  ...  The results of a survey, consisting of 509 personal interviews in three neighbourhoods in Greater Vancouver, reveal that perceived and actual work attitudes do not always match.  ...  Conclusion Despite the inclusion of immigrant-status and immigrant class in the follow-up analysis, ethnicity remains a significant factor of attitudes towards work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12134-005-1005-6 fatcat:yjld6ikqi5aqfixnpc32vnbxue

Core Networks and Whites' Attitudes Toward Immigrants and Immigration Policy

Justin Allen Berg
2009 Public Opinion Quarterly  
Whites' Attitudes toward Immigrants This part of the analysis examines the multilevel models that predict whites' attitudes toward immigrants.  ...  Whites' Attitudes toward Pro-Immigration Policy This part of the analysis examines the multilevel models that predict whites' attitudes toward pro-immigration policy.  ... 
doi:10.1093/poq/nfp011 fatcat:o56opmuvdjhjlke6sokmj7badm

The New Actors of International Migration: A Comparative Analysis of Foreign Students' Experiences in a Medium-Sized City in Turkey [chapter]

Serdar Ünal
2017 People's Movements in the 21st Century - Risks, Challenges and Benefits  
In this context, six different categories, such as students from Africa, Asia, South Caucasia, Middle East, Europe/Balkans and Europe/Other, were created.  ...  International or foreign student migration is one of the topics that started to become a hot topic in many different countries because of various aspects.  ...  Author details Serdar Ünal Address all correspondence to: Department of Sociology, Faculty of Art and Science, Adnan Menderes University, Aydın,Turkey  ... 
doi:10.5772/67004 fatcat:hytowipz3rb7jmr4qya2x47qxu

Income, amenities and negative attitudes

Gisela Waisman, Birthe Larsen
2016 IZA Journal of Migration  
We also analyse how the size of the refugees' networks relate to their quality of life and income as well as how negative attitudes towards immigration and networks interact.  ...  We exploit the regional variation in negative attitudes towards immigrants to Sweden in order to analyse the consequences of negative attitudes on refugees' utility from labour income and amenities.  ...  King, Anna Larsson, Åsa Rosén, Lise Duedal Vesterlund, Fabrizio Zilibotti and the seminar participants at the IIES, Copenhagen Business School, The Nordic Workshop-Sønderborg, EEA-ESEM, EALE, University of  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40176-016-0056-0 fatcat:xnzfe3y2bjdlfhfyimkb7basti

Do House Prices Sink or Ride the Wave of Immigration?

Matthew Larkin, zohid askarov, Chris (Hristos) Doucouliagos, Chris Dubelaar, Maria Klona, Joshua Newton, Tom Stanley, Andrea Vocino
2018 Social Science Research Network  
The IZA research network is committed to the IZA Guiding Principles of Research Integrity.  ...  Any opinions expressed in this paper are those of the author(s) and not those of IZA. Research published in this series may include views on policy, but IZA takes no institutional policy positions.  ...  No funding was received for the results reported in the paper. None of the authors have any conflict of interests to declare. Journal, 15, 90-121.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3177372 fatcat:2ljiolleancndi7ipxrmsastji

Adolescents' Engagement in Ethnic Harassment: Prejudiced Beliefs in Social Networks and Classroom Ethnic Diversity

Sevgi Bayram Özdemir, Shuyan Sun, Liliia Korol, Metin Özdemir, Håkan Stattin
2018 Journal of Youth and Adolescence  
We found that Swedish adolescents who held negative attitudes toward immigrants or who were surrounded by prejudiced peers were more likely to be involved in ethnic harassment, particularly in classrooms  ...  These findings suggest that prejudiced beliefs in youth social networks put young people at risk of engaging in ethnic harassment, particularly in ethnically diverse classrooms.  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10964-017-0795-0 pmid:29294224 pmcid:PMC5934450 fatcat:tnti2rji6zhszplsj74x5kistu

Changes Regarding Attitudes Towards Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Sweden: The Diversity Barometer (2005-2018)

Fereshteh Ahmadi, Mehrdad Darvishpour, Irving Palm
2020 International Journal of Social Science Studies  
This article aims to discuss changes in attitudes towards immigrants in Sweden from 2015 onwards, based on the results of the longitudinal Diversity Barometer studies from 2005-2014, 2016 and 2018.  ...  The results show an increase in negative attitudes towards ethic and cultural diversity generally, and towards immigrants specifically.  ...  Analysis and Discussion The aim of this article is to analyze changes in attitudes towards immigrants in Sweden since 2015.  ... 
doi:10.11114/ijsss.v8i5.4937 fatcat:6mnycnsxfbhjnpfaqyjzxiyqya

Immigration, Integration and Terrorism: Is There a Clash of Cultures?

Justina A. V. Fischer
2010 Social Science Research Network  
As robustness test we relate individual attitude to real-life behavior: using country panels of transnational terrorist attacks in OECD countries, we show that the population attitudes towards violence  ...  A further analysis shows a positive association of immigrants from Africa and Asia with transnational terror, while the majority religion Islam of the sending country does not appear to play a role.  ...  In the third wave, this section also includes our measure of attitude towards accepting violence.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1744222 fatcat:7hfx7bh2hvgrzpuijzgcfo6mhq

The Role of Social Capital in Shaping Europeans' Immigration Sentiments

Claire Economidou, Dimitris Karamanis, Alexandra Kechrinioti, Sofia Xesfingi
2020 IZA Journal of Development and Migration  
, social capital associates with positive attitudes toward all immigrants, independent of their background.  ...  The present paper studies the Europeans' attitudes toward immigration, focusing particularly on the role of social capital.  ...  A finding that emerges strong in our analysis is that regardless of the impact of other contextual factors, countries with high social capital exhibit more positive attitudes toward all immigrants.  ... 
doi:10.2478/izajodm-2020-0003 fatcat:ujpvtgt6hrgnlfxdfld446jzuy

Does Culture Matter? The Impact of Tolerance on Economic Modernization in a Comparative Perspective

Andrey Shcherbak
2012 Social Science Research Network  
A tolerant attitude towards homosexuals and a decrease in xenophobia play a less significant role.  ...  It is assumed that an increase in tolerance, expressed as a tolerant attitude towards homosexuality, gender equality, and a decrease in xenophobia, has a significant impact on modernization.  ...  Index of Tolerance is the total average assessment ratio for attitudes towards homosexuality, gender equality, and attitudes towards immigrants.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2009177 fatcat:knqduuq74nco7m2t36ie5ne75q

Critical adult learning of asian immigrant workers: A social network perspective

Moosung Lee, Na'im Madyun
2008 Asia Pacific Education Review  
This study reveals how the social networks of immigrant workers play a key role in mediating critical learning towards a particular political attitude.  ...  Finally, based on the social network analysis, we argue that both the network size and network position of immigrant workers who represented a resistant political attitude tended to shape critical adult  ...  How do the social ties of immigrant workers play a role in mediating critical learning towards a particular political attitude?  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03026492 fatcat:qjxs5jdnbbfg3azvtfqzsnthve

Prejudice Toward Immigrants1

Walter G. Stephan, Oscar Ybarra, Guy Bachman
1999 Journal of Applied Social Psychology  
The Present Study We anticipate that attitudes toward immigrants from Cuba, Mexico, and Asia will be related to all four of the previously mentioned factors.  ...  The four predictors accounted for 47% of the variance in attitudes toward Asian immigrants.  ...  Asian immigrants should learn to conform to the rules and norms of 2. Immigration from Asia is undermining American culture. not compatible with the beliefs and values of most Americans.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.1999.tb00107.x fatcat:gzld5hgganh2vhlee4plcyz5ca

Attitudes to Diversity: new perspectives on the ethnic geography of Brisbane, Australia

James Forrest, Kevin Dunn
2011 Australian Geographer  
Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge funding received from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Large Grant project (A10007234) for the survey data collection, and the comments of two anonymous  ...  The importance of the mass media in creating and perpetuating attitudes towards ethnic minorities has been well noted in media and cultural analysis.  ...  generally depends on the recent history of attitude formation towards different groups as well as the cultural backgrounds of the immigrants themselves.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00049182.2012.619957 fatcat:kpjqrbeu6fc6fp23cxr4rzhmoy

The Backyard Politics of Attitudes Toward Immigration

Mara Ostfeld
2015 Political Psychology  
The role of cultural considerations in attitudes towards immigration is not new.  ...  Accepted Article In addition to attitudes toward national immigration policy, I also looked at attitudes towards the specific immigrants depicted in the story.  ...  The scales range from zero to one, with one indicating higher levels of comfort with the immigrants depicted, and less restrictive attitudes towards assimilation.  ... 
doi:10.1111/pops.12314 fatcat:ot3vpa23nbh7hmmb75rnjatjtq
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