Unequal Origins: Immigrant Selection and the Education of the Second Generation (The New Americans: Recent Immigration and American Society)

by Cynthia Feliciano

Publisher: LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC

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Subjects:

  • Social Science,
  • United States,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Students & Student Life,
  • Sociology,
  • Immigrants,
  • Education,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Children of immigrants,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Educational attainment
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8871810M
ISBN 101593320876
ISBN 109781593320874

Downloadable! A central concern about immigration is the integration into the labour market, not only of the first generation, but also of subsequent generations. Little comparative work exists for Europe's largest economies. France, Germany and the UK have all become, perhaps unwittingly, countries with large immigrant populations albeit with very different ethnic compositions. Immigrant women and girls constituted slightly more than half of the million immigrants in the United States in This is higher than the global average, likely because immigrants are more likely to enter the United States through family reunification channels rather than labor migration ones (which globally are predominantly male). Reflecting these notions are studies of the immigrant paradox, which find the children of immigrants who acculturate to the U.S. over time exhibit less optimal outcomes (Marks et al., )—a phenomenon that might also extend to the selection of preschool. These education-related paradoxes stem from the fact that the families that select to. Young Children's Lives in Poor Countries. Author: Helen Penn; Publisher: Psychology Press ISBN: Category: Education Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An expert in her field, Helen Penn discusses the inequalities between and within countries of childhood poverty and how this poverty is recognized and defined through the following case .

For Hispanics in the United States, the educational experience is one of accumulated disadvantage. Many Hispanic students begin formalized schooling without the economic and social resources that many other students receive, and schools are often ill equipped to compensate for these initial disparities. For Hispanics, initial disadvantages often stem from Cited by: The apparent slowdown in Hispanic socioeconomic progress after the second generation may be more imagined than real because it is impossible to match immigrant parents and grandparents of the first generation with their descendants in later generations. 53 In fact, substantial educational and earnings gains are evident when second-generation. The limited research on immigrant involvement in delinquency and substance abuse in the United States is fairly consistent with research findings on violence – first-generation immigrants tend to be less likely delinquent or use illicit drugs than the second generation (see examples, Vega et al., ; Bui, ; Gfroerer and Tan, ). This is the third installment in Harvard Magazine’s new series, “At Home with Harvard,” a guide to what to read, watch, and listen to while social the first two pieces, featuring stories about Harvard's Arnold Arboretum and Harvardians in film.. From alumni novelists, poets, and critics, to Harvard literary scholars and archivists, literature is one of Harvard Magazine's.

In a forthcoming book, Second-Generation Advantage: The Children of Immigrants Inherit the City, Mary Waters and coauthors Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, and Jennifer Holdaway present the results of a decade-long study of second-generation immigrants in New York City. Relying on a combination of extensive face-to-face interviews and. Introduction and executive summary Inequalities in education outcomes such as test scores or degree attainment have been at the center of education policy debates for decades. Indeed, the first seminal national report on the state of U.S. education—the Coleman Report—examined some of these inequalities 50 years ago. Since then, researchers have examined performance . 48 Educational Mobility of SEcond-gEnEration turkS late s, while in France and Sweden, they constituted only around 4 per cent to 5 per cent of the total immigrant population over the same period. In , 35, and , Turkish citizens were registered as living in Sweden and Austria respectively, while the last French census counted. Unequal access to land may be the primary driver of migration, as in colonial times dispossession, or complementary to other social forces as in column three in Table 3 looking at how lack of land rights intermix with other forces to shape, for instance, the spatial aspects of migration in terms of where it leads to and by: 6.

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She received her B.A. from Boston University and her Ph.D. Born or raised in the United States, this second generation now stands over 20 million strong.

In this insightful new book, immigration scholars Renee Luthra, Thomas Soehl, and Roger Waldinger provide a fresh understanding of the making of the second generation, bringing both their origins and destinations into view.

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Unequal Origins: Immigrant Selection and the Education of the Second Generation By Cynthia Feliciano Feliciano examines how immigrants compare to those left behind in their origin countries, and how that selection affects the educational adaptation of children of immigrants in the United States.

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Professor Feliciano is the author of Unequal Origins: Immigrant Selection and the Education of the Second Generation (LFB Scholarly, ), and numerous articles in journals including American Sociological Review, Social Problems, Social Forces, Sociology of Education, and Demography.

The New Americans: Recent Immigration and American Society. Edited by Steven J. Gold and Ruben G. Rumbaut. The New Americans explores recent immigration and related changes in American society from the perspectives of sociology, anthropology, education, political science, psychology, economics, history, and law.

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Much of the existing research on educational outcomes among immigrant-origin children has been conducted in “old” immigrant-receiving countries. This chapter focuses instead on how immigrant-origin children and youth fare in a country, the Republic of Ireland, where large-scale immigration is a more recent by: 2.

Unequal Childhoods Book Summary: An expert in her field, Helen Penn discusses the inequalities between and within countries of childhood poverty and how this poverty is recognized and defined through the following case-studies: Kazakhstan - once part of the Soviet Union Swaziland - a country in Southern Africa devastated by HIV and AIDS Himalayan India Brazil.

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New York: Mexican Immigrant Culture and Education among the Second Generation.” Master’s thesis, Sociology Department, Cited by: 3. We problematize the notion of an immigrant paradox in education by broadening our conceptualization of social class background, and introducing the concept of contextual attainment to capture the geographic and historical contexts in which education is by: throughout the book is that the characteristics of the im-migrant groups, i.e.

the degree of positive or negative se-lection of the parental first generation, plays a key role in understanding the educational attainments of their children, the second generation.

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Educational inequality is the unequal distribution of academic resources, including but not limited to; school funding, qualified and experienced teachers, books, and technologies to socially excluded communities tend to be historically disadvantaged and oppressed.

More times than not, individuals belonging to these marginalized groups are also denied .The key point about the early curricular tracking at the end of the fourth grade (Stocké, ) and the highly differentiated secondary education system (Allmendinger,p.

; Blossfeld,p. ) is that the system would impart “a dose of realism into [immigrant students’ educational] expectations” (Buchmann & Park,p. ). 6 The tracking system in the Author: Taylan Acar.Immigrant students are also likely to face inadequate and unequal educational opportunities, and those without legal status are more likely to drop out of school and not pursue higher education.

In spite of these obstacles, some “undocumented” students make it into college and earn a degree.