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Children of immigrants (First generation)

  • 'Race', masculinity and schoolingby Louise Archer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Muslim boys are currently 'hot topics' of social and educational debate: they have been associated with global terrorism, fundamentalism,urban rioting and, within the context of schooling, they appear to be suffering from disproportionately high rates of exclusion and low rates of achievement and post-16 progression. This timely and innovative book... more...

  • Adoleszenz - Migration - Bildungby Vera King; Hans-Christoph Koller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 20.55

    In beiden Komplexen - Adoleszenz und Migration - geht es um Trennung und Umgestaltung, in diesem Sinne auch um eine verdoppelte Herausforderung: um eine Transformation sowohl auf kultureller oder sozialer Ebene als auch auf der Ebene des Wandels vom Kind zum Erwachsenen. Bildungsprozesse der Adoleszenz haben es insofern mit einer duplizierten Transformationsanforderung... more...

  • Adoleszenz - Migration - Bildungby Vera King; Hans-Christoph Koller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 30.82

    Der Betrachtung der Adoleszenz kommt für das Verständnis von Bildungsprozessen große Bedeutung zu, da die Adoleszenz eine entscheidende Phase für die Veränderung von Welt- und Selbstverhältnissen und die Neukonstruktion von Lebensentwürfen darstellt. Unter Migrationsbedingungen geht es dabei um Transformationen sowohl auf der Ebene des Wandels vom... more...

  • Adoleszenz und Migrationby Marga Günther

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 41.11

    Die Arbeit beleuchtet adoleszente Entwicklungsprozesse afrikanischer Bildungsmigranten in Deutschland und geht der Frage nach, wie Adoleszenz- und Migrationsprozesse zusammenwirken. Die Analyse von biographischen Interviews verdeutlicht, wie die adoleszenten Möglichkeitsräume adoleszenter BildungsmigrantInnen beschaffen sind und wie die Auseinandersetzung... more...

  • An American Journeyby Bhagwan Satiani

    Hamilton Books 2011; US$ 31.99

    Valuable teaching moments and life lessons are illustrated in a personal and colorful story told by a successful immigrant parent. Immigrants struggle with merging two cultures. An American Journey teaches life lessons with issues that are critical to immigrants: faith, values, family, marriage, home, education, and friends. more...

  • Bildungserfolg und Migrationby Merle Hummrich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 41.11

    Der Themenkomplex der diesem Band zugrunde liegenden Studie fragt nach Bedingungen von Bildungserfolg bei Migrantinnen und ihren Erfahrungen im Umgang mit den Generationsbeziehungen in Familie und Schule. Anhand biografischer Studien werden Möglichkeiten und Risiken von Bildungserfolg herausgearbeitet und das interdependente Zusammenspiel unterschiedlicher... more...

  • Closing the Gap for Immigrant Studentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 40.00

    OECD has conducted policy reviews of migrant education in Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden and has examined the migrant education experience in many countries. This book offers comparative data on access, participation and performance of immigrant students and their native peers and identifies a set of policy options based... more...

  • Educating Immigrant Childrenby Charles L. Glenn; Ester J. De Jong

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 220.00

    This comparative study surveys the educational policies and practices in response to language diversity in a dozen nations, and draws from them lessons for a more effective "whole-school" approach.Policies and practices are discussed in the context of political debate within the minority communities and in the wider society of each nation; the competing... more...

  • Education and Immigrationby Grace Kao; Elizabeth Vaquera; Kimberly Goyette

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    Education is a crucially important social institution, closely correlated with wealth, occupational prestige, psychological well-being, and health outcomes. Moreover, for children of immigrants – who account for almost one in four school-aged children in the U.S. – it is the primary means through which they become incorporated into American... more...

  • First Generation Entry Into Higher Educationby Liz Thomas; Jocey Quinn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 55.00

    Examines the proposition that though parental education is a key factor contributing to the access and success of students, insufficient attention is paid to this aspect. This book provides an examination of how first generation entrants are supported or otherwise by different national approaches and institutional responses. more...