A study by Thames Valley University on Effects of the Media Priming Asylum-seeker Stereotypes on Thoughts and Behaviour PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, English, migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, study, report, media diversity & ethics

Stereotypical assumptions about asylum-seekers in the UK are an area of serious social and political concern. This study, led by Thames Valley University, uses a series of psychological experiments to ascertain to what degree media accounts of asylum-seekers affect the assumptions of those exposed to them.

For the findings please visit the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) website:

http://www.esrc.ac.uk/ESRCInfoCentre/index.aspx

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