Immigrant Incorporation Studies

An Introduction to Immigrant Incorporation Studies: European Perspectives

edited by Marco Martiniello and Jan Rath

Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2014

Paperback, 388 pp.
ISBN 9789089646484, € 59,00
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Summary

Focusing mainly on the European experience including Eastern Europe, this important volume offers an advanced introduction to immigrant incorporation studies from a historical, empirical and theoretical perspective. Beyond incorporation theories, renowned scholars in the field explore incorporation in action in different fields, policy issues and normative dimensions.

 

Contents

List of Tables and Figures

INTRODUCTION

1 Immigrant Incorporation Studies in Europe. An Introduction
Marco Martiniello and Jan Rath

PART 1 THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES

2 Citizenship Theories and Migration
Thomas Faist and Peter Kivisto
3 Assimilation
Richard Alba and Victor Nee
4 Multicultural Models
John Eade and Paul Ruspini
5 Race, Racism and Class
John Solomos
6 Integration and Gender
Marlou Schrover

PART 2 IMMIGRANT INCORPORATION IN ACTION<.h5>

7 Challenges in the Education of Migrant Children Creating Opportunities for ‘New’ Citizens
Martha Montero-Sieburth
8 Understanding the Incorporation of Immigrants in European Labour Markets
Michael Samers

9 Immigrant Entrepreneurship
Robert Kloosterman and Jan Rath
10 Immigrants’ Political Incorporation
Irene Bloemraad and Floris Vermeulen
11 Health
Milena Chimienti, David Ingleby and Sandro Cattacin
12 Religion
Valerie Amiraux
13 From Others to Artists? Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Art
Wiebke Sievers
14 Sport, Migration and Integration in the Global Context
Richard Giulianottti

PART 3 REGULATION OF IMMIGRANT INCORPORATION

15 Welfare States and Incorporation Strategies
Patrick Ireland
16 Between National and Local Integration Policies
Han Entzinger and Peter Scholten

EPILOGUE

17 Beyond Immigrant Integration Debates and Policies. An EU Multicultural Citizenship?
Marco Martiniello