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Unequal chances : ethnic minorities in Western labour markets /
edited by Anthony F. Heath & Sin Yi Cheung with Shawna N. Smith.
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Oxford : Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2007.
description
xiii, 715 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0197263860 (hbk.), 9780197263860 (hbk.)
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Oxford : Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2007.
isbn
0197263860 (hbk.)
9780197263860 (hbk.)
catalogue key
6295506
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This volume is a cross-national study of ethnic minority disadvantage in the labour market. It focuses on the experiences of the 'second generation', that is of the children of immigrants, in a range of affluent Western countries (Western Europe, North America, Australia, Israel).
Table of Contents
Notes on Contributorsp. vii
Prefacep. xv
The Comparative Study of Ethnic Minority Disadvantagep. 1
Diversity and Mobility in Australiap. 45
Continuing Ethnic Segmentation in Austriap. 103
Down and Out: The Children of Migrant Workers in the Belgian Labour Marketp. 143
Inclusion for all but Aboriginals in Canadap. 181
Is French Society Truly Assimilative? Immigrant Parents and Offspring on the French Labour Marketp. 221
Educational Hurdles on the Way to Structural Assimilation in Germanyp. 271
Instant Absorption of Immigrants and Persistent Exclusion of Arab Citizens in Israelp. 321
Equal Opportunities or Social Closure in the Netherlands?p. 359
The Legacy of Apartheid: Racial Inequalities in the New South Africap. 403
The Farther They Come, the Harder They Fall? First- and Second-Generation Immigrants in the Swedish Labour Marketp. 451
Nice Work if You can Get it: Ethnic Penalties in Great Britainp. 507
Progress in Reducing Catholic Disadvantage in Northern Irelandp. 551
The New Second Generation at the Turn of the New Century: Europeans and non-Europeans in the US labour marketp. 591
Crossnational Patterns and Processes of Ethnic Disadvantagep. 639
Author Indexp. 697
Subject Indexp. 703
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