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Educating the Second Generation

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/9780691161075.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the second-generation immigrants. Second generations emerging from low-status immigrations begin their adult lives with substantial disadvantages—which are manifest in the ... More


Conclusion: The Changing Face of the West

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/9780691161075.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter summarizes the lessons learned from this book's study. This book has analyzed the experiences of immigrants and their children in Europe and North America in the contemporary ... More


Who Are the Immigrants?: The Genesis of the New Diversity

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/9780691161075.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores the role of post-World War II immigration laws and policies of France, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, United States, and Canada in giving rise to the mix of new social ... More


Dimensions of Second-Generation Incorporation: An Introduction to the Book

Richard Alba and Mary C. Waters

in The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter looks at the factors leading to and the implications of the integration of second-generation immigrants into societies, as they diversify their host communities' ethnic, ... More


Transferring Faith

Phillip Connor

in Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479853908
eISBN:
9781479858279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853908.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines whether the patterns of faith and integration among first-generation immigrants are part of a broader pattern that carries through to their adult children. It considers whether ... More


Race, Identities, and the Second Generation

Ana Aparicio

in Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the new second-generation Dominican-Americans in New York City. It describes the ways they identify themselves, their communities, their racialized place in the local society, ... More


Where to Go from Here?

Sandra M. Bucerius

in Unwanted: Muslim Immigrants, Dignity and Drug Dealing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199856473
eISBN:
9780199398133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856473.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Race and Ethnicity

Across borders and for reasons that are still up for debate, the crime levels of most second-generation immigrants are higher than those of their first-generation counterparts. Second-generation ... More


Conclusion: Weaving Immigrant Faith Together

Phillip Connor

in Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479853908
eISBN:
9781479858279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853908.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book concludes by recapping the broad patterns of immigrants' religious adaptation. It first considers religious identity (religious affiliation with a particular religious group) and religious ... More


The Culturally Contested Lives of Muslim Youth and American Teenagers

John O'Brien

in Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter provides the background of a group of young men, referred to as the “Legendz,” who were urban American teenagers and second-generation immigrants. These young men were also ... More


Unwanted: Muslim Immigrants, Dignity and Drug Dealing

Sandra M. Bucerius

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199856473
eISBN:
9780199398133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856473.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Race and Ethnicity

This study builds on five years of ethnographic research with an all-male group of fifty-five Muslim second-generation immigrant drug dealers in Frankfurt, Germany, and examines the relationship ... More


“I Am a Bockenheimer”: Social Exclusion and Local Identification

Sandra M. Bucerius

in Unwanted: Muslim Immigrants, Dignity and Drug Dealing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199856473
eISBN:
9780199398133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856473.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter leans on Max Weber’s concept of social closure and Bourdieu’s notion of symbolic violence to describe in detail how the young men tried to make sense of the distinctive forms of ... More


Introduction: Introducing Immigrant Faith

Phillip Connor

in Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479853908
eISBN:
9781479858279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853908.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the religion of immigrants living in the West from a life-course perspective, from the point of migration and the migratory journey itself through the religious lives of immigrant ... More


Conclusion: Renewing Political Cartographies

Ana Aparicio

in Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the political activities and organization of Dominican-Americans in Washington Heights in New York City. The results indicate that ... More


Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Prema A. Kurien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines how a new paradigm of ethnicity and religion is shaping contemporary immigrant religious institutions and the intergenerational transmission of religion. While earlier European ... More


“Cool Piety”: How to Listen to Hip Hop as a Good Muslim

John O'Brien

in Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses how participation in hip hop culture could lead to recognition from non-Muslim peers. “Hip hopper” was for the Legendz a widely recognized and desirable identity that could ... More


Ethnicity and Second Generation Immigrants

Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini, and Nikolaos Theodoropoulos

in The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587377
eISBN:
9780191808647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587377.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses changes in the economic performance of ethnic minorities relative to the white native population. It begins by describing the size and geographic distribution of the United ... More


Europe’s First Angry Muslim

Robert S. Leiken

in Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780195328974
eISBN:
9780190252748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195328974.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter tells the story of Khaled Kelkal, a postmigrant jihadi who masterminded the terrorist attacks on French trains in 1995. Kelkal, a French Algerian, was the first European Muslim fighter ... More


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