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Anthony Heath (Ed.) - Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries - 9780197265741 - V9780197265741
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Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

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Description for Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries Hardback. The volume explores the nature and extent of ethnic inequalities in education in ten major western countries. The focus is on differences between ethnic groups and between receiving countries. Are some minorities more successful, and if so why? Why might some countries be more favourable environments for educational progress than others? Editor(s): Heath, Anthony; Brinbaum, Yael. Series: Proceedings of the British Academy. Num Pages: 245 pages, 20 graphs. BIC Classification: JFSL1; JNFR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 167 x 26. Weight in Grams: 638.
The book provides a comprehensive and authoritative study of the patterns of ethnic educational inequality among the 'second generation' (that is of the children of migrants born in the country of destination) in secondary schools and higher education in ten western countries - Belgium, Britain, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA. These are countries which have become increasingly diverse in recent years and which provide a range of educational systems, immigration rules, and integration policies. The experience of the second generation, who have been born and educated in the countries of destination, is widely seen as ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
New
Series
Proceedings of the British Academy
Number of Pages
245
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780197265741
SKU
V9780197265741
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Reviews for Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries
preeminent in its comprehensiveness and quality ... The book is therefore without doubt destined to become a major standard reference in this field
Anne Hartung, European Sociological Review

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