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How anti-Semitic and how Islamophobic are local politicians?

Crawfurd, Lee and Ramli, Ukasha (2020) How anti-Semitic and how Islamophobic are local politicians? British Politics and Policy at LSE (03 Dec 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Lee Crawfurd and Ukasha Ramli measure the responsiveness of elected local representatives to requests from putative constituents from minority religious groups. They find that response rates are six to seven percentage points lower to stereotypically Muslim or Jewish names, with Labour and Conservative councillors both showing equal bias towards the two. Their results suggest that the bias may be implicit and that it is lower in more dense and diverse locations.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BM Judaism
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2021 13:39
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/108362

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