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Economic Well-being

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/9780691161075.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the economic situations of the immigrants. They have uprooted themselves in the search for better economic prospects, but profound changes in the economic structures of the rich ... More


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


The Children of Low-Status Immigrants and Youth Unemployment in the United States and Western Europe

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the challenges faced by the children of low-status immigrants in education and the labor market. While youth in general face more challenges in the early twenty-first-century ... 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


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


Educating the Children of Immigrants in Old and New Amsterdam

Maurice Crul, Jennifer Holdaway, Helga A.G. de Valk, Norma Fuentes, and Mayida Zaal

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/9780814760949.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines whether school systems in the Netherlands and in the United States are enabling the children of low-status immigrants to enjoy the opportunities available to their native-born ... More


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