Articles by Markus Wagner

May 14, 2021

Backlash against asylum seekers in Austria

Markus Wagner
In 2015, Austria took in almost 90,000 asylum seekers – the third-highest number in Europe that year. The government housed asylum seekers in areas with little experience in welcoming refugees. These areas subsequently saw a backlash against refugees in particular, and immigrants and Muslims in general, write Markus Wagner and Lukas Rudolph
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Markus Wagner
Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Vienna

Markus' research focuses on party competition and voting behaviour, in particular issue strategies and citizen responses to them.

His recent research has focused on group politics, in particular as it relates to migration and partisan polarisation.

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