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What underlies public prejudice towards asylum seekers?

Pedersen, A. and Hartley, L.K. (2014) What underlies public prejudice towards asylum seekers? The Conversation .

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Abstract

According to a poll taken last December, 60% of those surveyed think the Australian government should “increase the severity of the treatment of asylum seekers”. What’s behind this negative sentiment (otherwise known as prejudice) towards asylum seekers in Australian society?”

Publication Type: Non-refereed Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Publisher: The Conversation Media Group
Copyright: The Author
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/22316
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