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Discrimination in times of crisis: the relationship between immigrants and real estate agents in Milan and Pavia
Journal Title: MONDI MIGRANTI 
Author/s: Andrea Membretti, Fabio Quassoli 
Year:  2015 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  21 Pg. 169-189 FullText PDF:  76 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MM2015-003009
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This article presents the results of a research - carried out in 2013 in the cities of Milan and Pavia and based on an experimental design - that investigates the relationship between real estate agents and foreign citizens. The analysis of the data – obtained primarily trough a telephone audit - shows how this relationship is characterized by the presence of ethnic-racial prejudices by those who act as rental market gatekeepers and how, in some cases, these prejudices turn in some kind of discrimination, or at least of differential treatment, to the detriment of foreign customers.
Keywords: Immigration, Real Estate Market, Discrimination, Italy

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Andrea Membretti, Fabio Quassoli, Discrimination in times of crisis: the relationship between immigrants and real estate agents in Milan and Pavia in "MONDI MIGRANTI" 3/2015, pp. 169-189, DOI:10.3280/MM2015-003009

   

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