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CentrePiece Article
Jihadi attacks, the media and anti-Muslim hate crime
Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Stephen Machin
July 2019
Paper No' CEPCP559:
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CentrePiece 24 (2) Summer 2019


JEL Classification: K42


Tags: islamophobic hate crime; jihadi terror attacks; media

Do international jihadi terror attacks lead to an increase in local anti-Muslim hate crimes? Analysing data from the Greater Manchester Police, Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Stephen Machin find that the Muslim population faces a media-magnified likelihood of victimisation in the days following such attacks.

This article summarises 'Jihadi Attacks, Media and Local Hate Crime' by Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Stephen Machin, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1615