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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


Inward Migrations: Multiculturalism, Anglicization, and Internal Exile

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Immigration novels became the most vital form of English fiction in the 20th century. Issues of national self-identification and adoption came to be an important theme of the works of Priestly, Ford, ... More


First-Generation Students at Selective Colleges

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 2 provides a portrait of first-generation students who attend selective colleges by placing them in comparison with continuing-generation students, the dominant demographic group on these ... More


Fundamentals-Based Models

Michael Chui and Prasanna Gai

in Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises: An Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199267750
eISBN:
9780191602504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267758.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Explores the role played by fundamental factors in driving financial crises. The model of optimal banking crises by Allen and Gale (1998) is explored in detail, as is the first-generation currency ... More


Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In efforts to improve equity, selective college campuses are increasingly focused on recruiting and retaining first-generation students—those whose parents have not graduated from college. In ... More


More Than One Way to Be First

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to existing research on first-generation college students and argues that institutions need to learn more about the heterogeneity among first generation students to ... More


Language Contact in Spanish in New York

Ricardo Otheguy and Ana Celia Zentella

in Spanish in New York: Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737406
eISBN:
9780199918621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737406.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Predictions are made regarding groups that should differ in pronoun occurrence rates if language contact is shaping Spanish in New York. Distinctions are made between partially overlapping but ... More


My Grandfather and His Mentors

Ann Flesor Beck

in Sweet Greeks: First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043406
eISBN:
9780252052286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043406.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The final three chapters turn specifically to central Illinois and the Greek immigrants who settled in the small cities and towns where they established candy and soda fountain stores. These chapters ... More


Conclusion

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 8 recaps the primary takeaways and discusses their implications for selective campuses. While campuses and scholarly literature generally treat first-generation students as a cohesive whole, ... More


Introduction Strivers

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter provides a background on ethical costs of upward mobility. It explains what ethical costs are, why they matter, and how to contend with them. The chapter outlines the elements of a new ... More


Recognizing the Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter describes the ethical costs of upward mobility and presents an argument for why they are different from other costs that strivers face on their path. It argues that understanding the ... More


Out of Thin Air: When One’s Academic Identity Is Not Simply an Extension of One’s Family Identity

Emily Lyons

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter considers the processes of constructing an academic identity for first-generation students. It discusses challenges to building an academic identity among first-generation college ... More


“why, It's Mother”: the Italian Mothers' Clubs of New York

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Italo-American Women's Club of Williamsburg staged a homegrown play entitled Why, It's Mother and was set in 1938 depicting the then gloomy situation of the first-generation female Italian ... More


The Model Immigrant: Second Generation Hadramis in Kuwait and the Legacy of a ‘Good Reputation’

Abdullah Alajmi

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the early 1950s, Kuwait underwent rapid urbanization during which first-generation Hadramis were swiftly absorbed into Kuwaiti urban houses assuming domestic service roles. It is argued that the ... More


Tracking, school entrance requirements and the educational performance of migrant students

Jaap Dronkers and Roxanne A. Korthals

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The aim of this chapter is to investigate the relationship between tracking and migrant student performance and compare the results of native-born people, and first and second generation migrants. We ... More


Coupling versus Decoupling Religion and Ethnicity in the First and Second Generations

Prema A. Kurien

in Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

First- and second-generation Mar Thoma Americans had very different understandings about the meaning of being Christian. Religion and ethnicity also played different roles in their lives. Chapter 3 ... More


Autobiography and Polemic: A Lay Theologian Amid the Conflicts of Confessional Divisions

in Church Mother: The Writings of a Protestant Reformer in Sixteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226979663
eISBN:
9780226979687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226979687.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the 1550s, Katharina Schütz Zell felt compelled to defend her own religious integrity and that of the first-generation reformers, both privately and publicly, in writings which have shaped the way ... More


Tassibee: a case study

Khalida Luqman

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter present excerpts of writing and reflections by three participants who regularly attended the Tassibee (a local charity) programmes: Nasim Bashir, Fazelat Begum, and Mukhtar Begum. They ... More


Play Hard

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 3 focuses on first-generation students who fit a Play Hard geography. Although academic achievement is important for many Play Hard students, it is less of a driver in students’ lives than ... More


On the American Stage

Sarah Morelli

in A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter situates Pandit Chitresh Das’s work within the history of first-generation Indian Americans and other South Asian culture bearers who helped influence US attitudes toward India’s culture ... More


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