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Title 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.
Imprint New York : NYU Press, 2013.

Subject 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 -- Europe.
Alt Name Alba, Richard D.
Holdaway, Jennifer.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9780814724354 (electronic bk.)
0814724353 (electronic bk.)
9780814760949
0814760945
9780814760253
0814760252
OCLC # 859537102
Additional Format Print version: Children of immigrants at school 9780814760949 (DLC) 2013017065 (OCoLC)841516996