Unwanted, Unwelcome: Anti-Immigration Attitudes in Turkey 10 septembre 2014Posted by Acturca in Immigration, Middle East / Moyen Orient, Turkey / Turquie.
Tags: discrimination, Emre Erdoğan, immigration, média, Migrants, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
German Marshall Fund of the United States, September 10, 2014
Emre Erdogan *
As immigrants in Turkey became more visible, so did a previously hidden problem: the intolerance of Turkish citizens toward immigrants. Several surveys reveal that Turkish citizens have a less than welcoming attitude regarding immigrants, and this attitude is often fanned by politicians and the media. This policy brief explains the reasons for this and recommends actions to reverse this trend.
* Emre Erdoğan, Ph.D., is an expert in public opinion and foreign policy. He is one of the founders of Infakto RW, an Istanbul-based independent research institute, and a professor of political methodology in Istanbul Bilgi University and Boğaziçi University.
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