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Understanding Social Change

Anthony F. Heath, John Ermisch, and Duncan Gallie (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263143
eISBN:
9780191734939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263143.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

These chapters not only describe the major changes in British society in recent years, but seek to understand and explain what is happening in British society. One of the themes running through this ... More


The Comparative Study of Ethnic Minority Disadvantage

ANTHONY HEATH and SIN YI CHEUNG

in Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Ethnic minority disadvantage in the labour market has been a matter of growing concern in many developed countries in recent years. Discrimination on the basis of ascriptive factors, such as social ... More


Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Anthony Heath and Yaël Brinbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Western countries have become increasingly diverse in recent decades and these demographic trends are certain to continue. The resulting ethnic diversity is a major challenge to policy-makers, who ... More


The Comparative Study of Ethnic Inequalities in Educational Careers

Anthony Heath and Yaël Brinbaum

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an introduction to the volume. It describes the scope of the work, namely the comparative analysis of ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries at different ... More


Origin and Destination Effects on the Educational Careers of Second-generation Minorities

Herman G. Van De Werfhorst, Erika Van Elsas, and Anthony Heath

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

We examine whether context matters for the integration of second-generation children of migrants into Western educational systems. Using data on ten destination countries and on five distinct ... More


Ethnic Entrepreneurs, Ordinary People, and Group Grievance

Giuliano Elise

in Constructing Grievance: Ethnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447457
eISBN:
9780801460722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447457.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book examines the factors that drove people with ethnic identities to support nationalism in some cases but not in others. Drawing on variation in mass nationalist mobilization and regional ... More


University Completion among the Children of Immigrants

Amy C. Lutz

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the success of the second generation in completing tertiary education in Belgium, Canada, England and Wales, France, the Netherlands and the USA (the only countries for which ... More


Ethnic Entrepreneurs and the Construction of Group Grievance: Tuva, Mari El, and Komi Compared

Giuliano Elise

in Constructing Grievance: Ethnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447457
eISBN:
9780801460722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447457.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines how group grievances develop among people with ethnic minority identities. It begins by comparing all the issues in the founding documents of nationalist movements in seven ... More


Patterns of and explanations for ethnic inequalities in health

James Y. Nazroo

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the patterning of ethnic inequalities in health in Great Britain. It discusses some of the assumptions that have underpinned much of the research and policy debate in relation ... More


Constructing Grievance: Ethnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics

Elise Giuliano

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447457
eISBN:
9780801460722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Demands for national independence among ethnic minorities around the world suggest the power of nationalism. Contemporary nationalist movements can quickly attract fervent followings, but they can ... More


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