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The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Author: Richard D Alba; Jennifer Holdaway
Publisher: New York University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Represents a major achievement in the fields of education and immigration studies.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Alba; Jennifer Holdaway
OCLC Number: 941211719
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface Richard Alba, Jennifer Holdaway, and Josh DeWind1 The Integration Imperative: Introduction Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway2 Educating the Children of Immigrants in Old and New Amsterdam Maurice Crul, Jennifer Holdaway, Helga A.G. de Valk, Norma Fuentes, and Mayida Zaal3 Different Systems, Similar Results: Youth of Immigrant Origin at School in California and Catalonia Margaret Gibson, Silvia Carrasco, Jordi Pamies, Maribel Ponferrada, and Anne Rios-Rojas4 Second-Generation Attainment and Inequality: Primary and Secondary Effects on Educational Outcomes in Britain and the United States Mary C. Waters, Anthony Heath, Van C. Tran, and Vikki Boliver5 How Similar Educational Inequalities Are Constructed in Two Different Systems, France and the United States: Why They Lead to Disparate Labor-Market Outcomes Richard Alba, Roxane Silberman, Dalia Abdelhady, Yael Brinbaum, and Amy Lutzvi 6 Promising Practices: Preparing Children of Immigrants in New York and Sweden Carola Suarez-Orozco, Margary Martin, Mikael Alexandersson, L. Janelle Dance, and Johannes Lunneblad7 The Children of Immigrants at School: Conclusions and Recommendations Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway Bibliography Contributors Index

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