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Assimilation and the immigration debate: shifting people’s attitudes

Kaufmann, Eric (2016) Assimilation and the immigration debate: shifting people’s attitudes. British Politics and Policy at LSE (01 Oct 2016). Website.

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Abstract

Immigration has proven one of the hardest issues for Britain’s main parties to address, and UKIP has been the beneficiary. But, according to Eric Kaufmann‘s YouGov/Birkbeck/Policy Exchange survey data, many UKIP voters will change their views on immigration if politicians can reassure them by highlighting the impressive rate of assimilation already taking place in British society. He argues this doesn’t obviate the need to control immigration, but it offers a partial solution for what is a cultural problem, not an economic one.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors © CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2017 13:32
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2021 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69135

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