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Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Frank Kalter, Jan O. Jonsson, Frank van Tubergen, and Anthony Heath


Growing up in Diverse Societies provides a comprehensive analysis of the integration of the children of immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden, based on the ‘Children of immigrants longitudinal survey in four European countries’ (CILS4EU), including harmonised interviews with almost 19,000 14- to 15-year-olds. The book studies the life situation, social relations, and attitudes of adolescents in different ethnic minority groups, and compares these systematically to majority youth in the four countries. The chapters cover a wide range of aspects of integration, all addressi ... More

Keywords: immigration, integration, ethnic inequality, origin groups, destination countries, generational status, immigrant youth

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780197266373
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frank Kalter, editor
Professor of Sociology, University of Mannheim

Jan O. Jonsson, editor
University of Oxford and Stockholm University, Fellow of Nuffield College & Professor of Sociology

Frank van Tubergen, editor
Professor of Sociology, Utrecht University

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Part I Setting Up the Study

Part II Structural Integration

Part III Social Integration

Part IV Cultural Integration

10 Keeping or Losing Faith? Comparing Religion across Majority and Minority Youth in Europe

Müge Simsek, Konstanze Jacob, Fenella Fleischmann & Frank van Tubergen

11 Young People in Transition: The National Identity of Minority Youth

Anthony Heath, Konstanze Jacob & Lindsay Richards

Part V Adaptation

End Matter