The Integration of Descendants of Migrants from Turkey in Stockholm
The Integration of Descendants of Migrants from Turkey in Stockholm
The TIES Study in Sweden
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1. Introduction Charles Westin, Alireza Behtoui, Constanza Vera Larrucea, Ali Osman, 2. Historical and demographic considerations Constanza Vera Larrucea 3. Educational achievement Alireza Behtoui 4. Social capital Alireza Behtoui 5. Perceptions of discrimination Alireza Behtoui 6. Identity: Belonging, language and transnationalism Constanza Vera Larrucea 7. The labour market Lena Schröder 8. Conclusions Alireza Behtoui

Charles Westin (ed.)

The Integration of Descendants of Migrants from Turkey in Stockholm

The TIES Study in Sweden

This timely book, which is based on the results of the Integration of the Second Generation in Europe survey, presents the disturbing results of a recent study in Stockholm that examines the experiences of residents descended from Turkish migrants. Focusing on three different ethnonational groups“ Turks, Kurds, and Syriacs“the contributors explore issues such as identity, family situation, language use, education, labor market experiences, and employment. The essays highlight the varying degrees of success each group has achieved in the process of trying to integrate into Stockholm society. The book also examines the widespread discrimination and exclusion the descendants of migrants experience. As a whole, this volume shows a troubling picture of the obstacles faced by immigrants in new societies.
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Charles Westin

Charles Westin is professor at the Department of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University, Sweden.