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Religion and Xenophobia: The Role of Church-State Incongruence

  • Buffett Institute 1902 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL, 60208 United States (map)

This talk argues that minority communities are better able to overcome the clandestine collective action dilemma, i.e. the dual challenge of coordination and secrecy. Based on two unique collections of post-war testimonies, Robert Braun shows that minority groups were more likely to facilitate clandestine cooperation against the Nazis because their members formed insulated hubs of commitment that were able to combine mobilization without increasing exposure.

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