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The Integration Imperative: Introduction

Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway

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/9780814760949.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines the ability of schools to integrate children of low-status immigrants. It presents the main results and conclusions from a four-year international study that looked into the impact ... More


Different Systems, Similar Results: Youth of Immigrant Origin at School in California and Catalonia

Margaret Gibson, Silvia Carrasco, Jordi Pàmies, Maribel Ponferrada, and Anne Ríos-Rojas

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/9780814760949.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the impact of school structures, policies, and practices on immigrant youth in Spain and the United States. Drawing on field research conducted in six high schools, three in ... More


The Children of Immigrants at School: Conclusions and Recommendations

Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway

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/9780814760949.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main findings regarding the social and academic integration of children of low-status immigrants. It discusses the educational outcomes for native and ... More


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