The children of immigrants at school : a comparative look at integration in the United States and Western Europe / edited by Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway. a joint publication of the Social Science Research Council and New York University Press.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: New York : NYU Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (x, 340 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780814724354; 0814724353Subject(s): Children of immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions | Children of immigrants -- Europe -- Social conditions | Children of immigrants -- United States -- Economic conditions | Children of immigrants -- Europe -- Economic conditions | Children of immigrants -- Education -- United States | Children of immigrants -- Education -- Europe | Social integration -- United States | Social integration -- EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children of immigrants at schoolDDC classification: 305.23086/912 LOC classification: HQ792.U5 | C4325 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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"Joint publication of the Social Science Research Council and New York University Press."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-313) and index.
Preface / Richard Alba, Jennifer Holdaway and Josh DeWind -- The integration imperative : introduction / Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway -- Educating the children of immigrants in old and new Amsterdam / Maurice Crul, Jennifer Holdaway, Helga de Valk, Norma Fuentes, and Mayida Zaal -- Different systems, similar results : youth of immigrant origin at school in California and Catalonia / Margaret Gibson, Silvia Carrasco, Jordie Pamies, Maribel Ponferrada, and Anne Ros -- Second generation attainment and inequality : primary and secondary effects on educational outcomes in Britain and the U.S. / Mary C. Waters, Anthony Heath, Van C. Tran, and Vikki Boliver -- How similar educational inequalities are constructed in two different systems, France and the U.S. : why they lead to disparate labor-market outcomes / Richard Alba, Roxane Silberman, Dalia Abdel-Hady, Yal Brinbaum, and Amy Lutz -- Promising practices : preparing children of immigrants in New York and Sweden / Carola Suarez-Orozco, Margary Martin, Mikael Alexandersson, L. Janelle Dance, and Johannes Lunneblad -- The children of immigrants at school : conclusions and recommendations / Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Index.
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Author notes provided by SyndeticsAlbaRichard:
Richard Alba is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at City University of New York and is the author of many books, including (with Victor Nee) Remaking the American Mainstream: Assimilation and Contemporary Immigration and Ethnic Identity: The Transformation of White America.HoldawayJennifer:
Jennifer Holdaway is a Program Director at the Social Science Research Council, where her work has focused on migration and its interaction with processes of social change and stratification.