A study of the relationship between invasive threat and attitudes toward outgroups

Paul DiMaggio, Cristina Mora, Hana Shepherd & Chelsea Daniels
Using data from the UC-Berkeley California Survey (a/k/a the Field Poll), we will test a series of hypotheses about the relationship, which we expect to be positive, between real and perceived COVID19 threat and attitudes towards immigration, immigrants, and ethnoracial minorities. Sociological theory, prior research, and historical experience all suggest that immigrants are vulnerable during periods of infectious-disease threat. Drawing on her African fieldwork but generalizing to societies of all kinds, Douglas (1984) note the...
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