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Gender equality and attitudes towards immigrants in Europe: a cross-national analysis

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dc.contributor.author Chieppa, Ludovica Maria
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-01T08:16:25Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-01T08:16:25Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.isbn 978-84-09-24454-6
dc.identifier.issn 2696-4554
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/49117
dc.description Treball guanyador del premi 2021 Best Thesis Award del Máster Erasmus Mundus "European Politics and Society – Václav Havel Joint Master Programme".
dc.description.abstract Although previous research has revealed the impact of individual and contextual elements on attitudes toward immigrants across Europe, a gender-focused study of European anti-immigrant attitudes is still lacking. This study examines the role of individuals’ gender and macro structures of gender equality in shaping attitudes toward immigrants through the diffusion of benevolent and universalist human values. Drawing on the European Social Survey 2018 and the 2020 Gender Equality Index for 24 European countries, more gender-equal countries are found to be more tolerant toward immigrants, due to their higher self-transcendent values and lower conservation values. Also, no gender differences in attitudes toward immigrants have been found. These findings open the debate on the relationship between gender, gender equality, basic human values, and attitudes toward immigrants, suggesting new avenues for future research.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries BACES Working Papers;4
dc.rights © Ludovica Maria Chieppa, 2021. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
dc.title Gender equality and attitudes towards immigrants in Europe: a cross-national analysis
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.subject.keyword European Union
dc.subject.keyword Attitudes
dc.subject.keyword Gender
dc.subject.keyword Immigration
dc.subject.keyword European identity.
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess

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