Oriane Sarrasin

Oriane Sarrasin
Oriane Sarrasin is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lausanne (Switzerland). Her research interests revolve around the individual and contextual antecedents of different social and political attitudes and behaviours (such as sexist beliefs, attitudes toward immigrants and pro-environment behaviours).

“Ivan S., rapist, soon to be Swiss” or when male migrants are pictured as a sexual danger

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Migration, sexual violence and political parties A few years ago, streets in Switzerland were plastered with a poster displaying Ivan — a bulky male migrant convicted of rape — as being on the verge of obtaining Swiss citizenship. The people behind this widely debated poster were mostly from the Swiss ...

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