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The post-9/11 backlash against Muslims reduced assimilation

Gould, Eric and Klor, Esteban (2017) The post-9/11 backlash against Muslims reduced assimilation. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (09 Jan 2017). Website.

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Abstract

After 9/11, Muslims in the US experienced a marked increase in hate crimes. In new research, Eric Gould and Esteban Klor find that this increase in hate crimes against Muslim immigrants led to the Muslim community retreating from assimilation and becoming more traditional and more cohesive. What’s more, they write, the rate of assimilation of Muslim immigrants was slower in parts of the United States where there was a more intensive backlash.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science © CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 12:46
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2020 23:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69358

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