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Benchmarking the well-being of European Muslims

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

in Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The sources of information that enable examination of both the structural and legal barriers to Muslims’ achievement in European states are discussed, and the changes required for the cohesion sought ... More


Culture and Closure: This chapter is co-authored with Thomas Soehl

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

Various approaches in the social sciences and the humanities assume that individual value orientations are closely associated with and shaped by their ethnic background. Others propose that ethnicity ... More


Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This highly topical book aims to undermine unsubstantiated myths by examining Muslim integration in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, states which dominate the debate on ... More


Work–Family Conflict and Economic Change

McGinnity Frances and Russell Helen

in Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social Integration: The European Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664719
eISBN:
9780191765209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664719.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Chapter 7 investigates the impact of economic recession on how people reconcile work and family life. Using individual-level data from 18 European countries in 2004 and 2010, this chapter found that ... More


Continuing Training in Times of Economic Crisis

Dieckhoff Martina

in Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social Integration: The European Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664719
eISBN:
9780191765209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664719.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter investigates how the recent economic crisis has affected continuing training provision in Europe. Drawing on the 2004 and 2010 rounds of the European Social Survey, it undertakes a ... More


Conceptions of Citizenship and Tolerance towards Immigrants: A Comparative Study of Public Opinion Data

Tim Reeskens and Wim van Oorschot

in The Strains of Commitment: The Political Sources of Solidarity in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198795452
eISBN:
9780191836749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795452.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

To understand solidarity towards immigrants, increasing attention is paid to the boundary-making characteristics of membership in a political community. We suggest that public opinion towards ... More


Preferences for Risk Protection

Carsten Jensen

in The Right and the Welfare State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199678419
eISBN:
9780191757822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678419.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The chapter tests the micro-level argument that voters of the Right are more supportive of life-course-related programs than of labor market programs. It uses the European Social Survey (round 4), ... More


Flourishing in European Emerging Adults: The Challenges of Positive Development in a Continent of Inequality

Oliver Robinson and Rita Žukauskienė

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0039
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the challenges that European emerging adults encounter in attempting to flourish within a continent that has extreme levels of socioeconomic inequality and very high levels of ... More


Watching Television

Bruno S. Frey

in Happiness: A Revolution in Economics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062770
eISBN:
9780262273213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062770.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines whether watching television makes people unhappy or whether unhappy people tend to watch more television. While there is no conclusive evidence to show that watching television ... More


How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy

Mónica Ferrín and Hanspeter Kriesi (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766902
eISBN:
9780191821141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766902.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Based on a new dataset of the European Social Survey covering twenty-nine European and neighboring countries, this volume presents how, in 2012, Europeans view and evaluate democracy—their ... More


Europeans’ Views of Democracy: The Core Elements of Democracy

Enrique Hernández

in How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766902
eISBN:
9780191821141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766902.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The sixth Round of the European Social Survey provides the opportunity to systematically describe and compare Europeans’ conceptions or views of democracy using an extensive number of indicators. ... More


Constructing the Questionnaire: The Challenges of Measuring Attitudes toward Democracy across Europe

Lizzy Winstone, Sally Widdop, and Rory Fitzgerald

in How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766902
eISBN:
9780191821141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766902.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes and evaluates the rigorous procedures used to design, develop, pre-test, and translate the items on the European Social Survey democracy module. The chapter starts with an ... More


What Type of Democratic Commitment Lies Behind the Importance of Living in a Democracy?

Sonia Alonso

in How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766902
eISBN:
9780191821141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766902.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this chapter I look at the question “How important is it for you to live in a country that is governed democratically?” as it appears in Round 6 of the European Social Survey. The first objective ... More


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