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The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores the twenty-first-century consequences of immigration through an examination of how the so-called second generation is faring educationally in six countries: France, Great Britain, ... More


Religious Beliefs and Perceptions of Repression in the U.S. and Swedish Plowshares Movements

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sharon Erickson Nepstad’s chapter hones our understanding of how religion can shape activists’ interpretations of repression. Through a comparative analysis of the Plowshares movements in the United ... More


International Trends in the Control of Sexual Services

Michael Goodyear and Ronald Weitzer

in Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines two major trends in the way governments recently have dealt with sex work: intensified criminalization aimed at eradicating it and liberalization based on principles of harm ... More


Juvenile Justice without a Juvenile Court: A Note on Scandinavian Exceptionalism

Tapio Lappi-Seppälä

in Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826537
eISBN:
9781479838004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826537.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter gives an overview of the development and distinct features of Nordic youth justice in Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. It begins with a short case study of the birth of the Nordic ... More


Promising Practices: Preparing Children of Immigrants in New York and Sweden

Carola Suárez-Orozco, Margary Martin, Mikael Alexandersson, L. Janelle Dance, and Johannes Lunneblad

in The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines whether schools that are successful with immigrant-origin children employ practices that have the promise of being useful elsewhere. Focusing on two high schools in the United ... More


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