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Is French Society Truly Assimilative? Immigrant Parents and Offspring on the French Labour Market

ROXANE SILBERMAN and IRENE FOURNIER

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/9780197263860.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

France is unusual among Western European countries in having experienced net immigration for much of the twentieth century. Migrants have come from three main sources: firstly, from other European ... More


The New Second Generation at the Turn of the New Century: Europeans and non-Europeans in the US labour market

SUZANNE MODEL and GENE A. FISHER

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/9780197263860.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

At the turn of the twenty-first century, more immigrants resided in the United States than at any time in the nation's history. Whereas in the past, most immigrants came from Europe, the bulk of the ... More


Diversity and Mobility in Australia

CHRISTINE INGLIS and SUZANNE MODEL

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/9780197263860.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The story of ethnic relations in Australia has been very much a story of two groups: the Indigenes and the migrants. One of the major themes evident in this analysis of the Australian ancestry data ... More


Inclusion for all but Aboriginals in Canada

SOOJIN YU and ANTHONY HEATH

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/9780197263860.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Canada is a classic country of immigration, with 21 percent of its working-age population being first generation and a further 9 percent second generation. It employs a ‘point system’ for selection ... More


 Religion, Race, and Ethnicity in Two Churches

Elaine Howard Ecklund

in Korean American Evangelicals: New Models for Civic Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195305494
eISBN:
9780199785155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305494.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides background on the two central churches examined in this study: Grace, a second-generation Korean church and Manna, a multiethnic church. It presents an overview of the history, ... More


Educational Hurdles on the Way to Structural Assimilation in Germany

KALTER FRANK and NADIA GRANATO

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/9780197263860.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

There are five major groups of classic ‘labour migrants’ in Germany: Greeks, Italians, (ex-)Yugoslavs, Turks, and Iberians, with the Turks being the largest single group. Today, there are significant ... More


The Farther They Come, the Harder They Fall? First- and Second-Generation Immigrants in the Swedish Labour Market

JAN O. JONSSON

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/9780197263860.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Sweden has been an immigrant country since World War II, with a mix of labour (especially from neighbouring Nordic countries) and refugee immigration up to the early 1970s and a large inflow of ... More


Nice Work if You can Get it: Ethnic Penalties in Great Britain

SIN YI CHEUNG and ANTHONY HEATH

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/9780197263860.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Britain has long been home to migrants from Ireland (which until 1921 had been part of the United Kingdom). More recently, it has seen major inflows from a number of less-developed countries such as ... 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


Educating the Second Generation

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the second-generation immigrants. Second generations emerging from low-status immigrations begin their adult lives with substantial disadvantages—which are manifest in the ... More


Crossnational Patterns and Processes of Ethnic Disadvantage

ANTHONY HEATH

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/9780197263860.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The experience of the second generation of migrants gives a clearer idea of whether liberal developed countries of Europe and North America provide equal opportunities to all their citizens, ... More


Conclusion: The Changing Face of the West

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter summarizes the lessons learned from this book's study. This book has analyzed the experiences of immigrants and their children in Europe and North America in the contemporary ... More


Who Are the Immigrants?: The Genesis of the New Diversity

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores the role of post-World War II immigration laws and policies of France, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, United States, and Canada in giving rise to the mix of new social ... More


Progress, Decline, Stagnation?: The New Second Generation Comes of Age

Min Zhou

in Strangers at the Gates: New Immigrants in Urban America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230927
eISBN:
9780520927711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230927.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the prospects of mobility for today's second generation. It determines that, in general, the second generation is exceeding the first on a number of indicators, such as ... More


‘Hey, Afghani!’ Identity Contentions among Iranians and Afghan Refugees

Zuzanna Olszewska

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses issues of identity and rootlessness as expressed through poetry. It focuses in on the second generation of Afghan refugees who were portrayed as a confused generation subjected ... More


The Changing Faces of Temple Worship: The Young, the Women, and the Rest

Corinne G. Dempsey

in The Goddess Lives in Upstate New York: Breaking Convention and Making Home at a North American Hindu Temple

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195187298
eISBN:
9780199784547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187296.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter explores the effects of Aiya’s maverick approach on various types of temple participants: the youth, women, and everyone else. It begins by describing the Rush temple youth’s enthusiasm ... 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


Second-Generation Muslim Immigrants in Detroit Mosques: The Second Generation's Search for Their Place and Identity in the American Mosque

Ihsan Bagby

in Passing on the Faith: Transforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226474
eISBN:
9780823236640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226474.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Muslim immigrants started arriving in America in large numbers after the 1965 liberalization of immigration law. They achieved economic success, raised families, and ... More


Gender and Ethnic Inequalities across the Educational Career

Fenella Fleischmann

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/9780197265741.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines whether the second generation has assimilated to Western patterns of female advantage in education. In contrast to most industrialised societies, which have witnessed a change ... More


Academic and Vocational Tracking in Upper Secondary Education

Laurence Lessard-Phillips, Yaël Brinbaum, 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/9780197265741.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on students who continue in full-time education after compulsory schooling and asks whether minority students are disproportionately channelled into lower-status vocational ... More


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