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Islamophobia in Canada: Measuring the realities of negative attitudes toward Muslims and religious discrimination

TitleIslamophobia in Canada: Measuring the realities of negative attitudes toward Muslims and religious discrimination
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsWilkins-Laflamme, S.
JournalCanadian Review of Sociology
Volume55
Pages86 - 110
Abstract

There has been growing discussion surrounding the phenomenon of Islamophobia in Western societies over the last few years. However, in-depth empirical research of the prevalence and patterns of prejudice toward Muslims remains scarce, especially in the Canadian context. With data from the 2011 Canadian Election Study and the 2014 General Social Survey, this study measures the extent to which negative feelings toward Muslims are present among the general adult population, and the extent to which Muslim Canadians themselves say they have experienced discrimination in recent years due to their religion, ethnicity, and culture.

URLhttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/cars.12180
DOI10.1111/cars.12180
Document URLhttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/cars.12180