Papers

Articles, Book Chapters, and Other Writings

 

Forthcoming: "The Evolution of the Immigration Debate: Evidence from a New Dataset of Party Positions over the Last Half-Century," with Yotam Margalit. Comparative Political Studies.

Forthcoming: "Candidate Supply Is Not a Barrier to Immigrant Representation: A Case–Control Study." With Karl-Oskar Lindgren, Pär Nyman, and Kåre Vernby. American Journal of Political Science.

2020. "Another Progressive's Dilemma: Immigration, the Radical Right, and Threats to Gender Equality." Daedalus 149 (1), 56-71.

2019. "Can immigrants counteract employer discrimination? A factorial field experiment reveals the immutability of ethnic hierarchies." With Kåre Vernby. PLoS ONE. 4(7): e0218044.

2018."Beyond Numbers: Inclusion Types, Candidate Types, and Descriptive Representation." In Kristy Belton and Marc Helbling, eds. Newsletter of the American Political Science Association's Organized Section on Migration and Citizenship 6(1): 28-34.

2017. "Immigration and Ethnic Politics in Europe: Fertile Ground for Interdisciplinary Research and Theory Building." In Matt Golder and Sona Golder, eds. CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 27(2): 17-22.

2015. "Why are Immigrants Underrepresented in Politics? Evidence from Sweden." With Karl-Oskar Lindgren, Sven Oskarsson, and Kåre Vernby. American Political Science Review 109(4): 703-724. *Winner of the 2015 SAGE Best Paper Award, Comparative Politics Section, APSA.  *Winner of the 2016 Lawrence Longley Best Article Award given out by APSA’s section on Representation and Electoral Systems.

2015."Globalization, Labor Market Risks, and Class Cleavages." In The Politics of Advanced Capitalism, eds. Pablo Beramendi, Silja Häusermann, Herbert Kitschelt, and Hanspeter Kriesi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. With Stefanie Walter.

2014. “Immigration into Europe: Economic Discrimination, Violence and Public Policy,” with David D. Laitin.  Annual Review of Political Science 17: 43-64.

2014. “Attitudes Toward Immigration in Good Times and in Bad,” with Michael Donnelly. In Mass Politics in Tough Times, eds. Nancy Bermeo and Larry M. Bartels. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2014. "Electoral Rules or Electoral Leverage?: Explaining Muslim Representation in England." World Politics 66(2): 229-263.      *Winner of the 2015 Best Article Prize, Migration and Citizenship Section, APSA.

2013. “Culture, Context, and the Political Incorporation of Immigrant-origin Groups in Europe.” In Outsiders No More? Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation, eds. Jennifer Hochschild, Jacqueline Chattopadhyay, Claudine Gay, and Michael Jones-Correa. New York: Oxford University Press.

2013. "The Left and Minority Representation: The Labour Party, Muslim Candidates, and Inclusion Tradeoffs." Comparative Politics 46(1): 1-21. Lead Article.

2013. “Sectoral Economies, Economic Contexts, and Attitudes toward Immigration,” with Michael D. Donnelly.  Journal of Politics 75(1): 17-35.  *Winner of the 2014 Best Article Prize, European Politics and Society Section, APSA
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2010. “Hate Crimes,” with Donald P. Green, in Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination, eds. John F. Dovidio, Miles Hewstone, Peter Glick, and Victoria M. Esses. London: Sage.

2007. “The Politics of Race and Immigration in Great Britain: An Uneasy Balance,” in Racism, Xenophobia, and Distribution, John Roemer, Woojin Lee and Karine Van der Straeten. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

2007. “Immigration and the Institutionalization of Xenophobia in France,” in Racism, Xenophobia, and Distribution, John Roemer, Woojin Lee and Karine Van der Straeten. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

2006. “A New Electorate? Comparing Preferences and Partisanship between Immigrants and Natives,” with Elizabeth N. Saunders, American Journal of Political Science 50 (4): 962–981.

 

Selected Work in Progress

"National Penalties Reversed: The Local Politics of Citizenship and Politician Responsiveness to Low-Status Groups," with Jeyhun Alizade and Ruth Ditlmann. (Under Review)

"The Illusion of Radical Right Partisan Stability: How Party Positioning Affects Radical Right Voting in Germany," with Winston Chou, Naoki Egami, and Amaney Jamal. Available at SSRN. (Under Review)

"When Parties Displace their Voters: Housing, Inequality, and Elections in Global Cities," with Winston Chou.

"Hating and Mating:  Fears over Mate Competition and Violent Hate Crime against Refugees," with Naoki Egami, Amaney Jamal, and Ramona Rischke. Available at SSRN. (Under Review)