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Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

Abstract

This book compares immigrant integration across key Western countries. Focusing on low-status newcomers and their children, it examines how they are making their way in four critical European countries—France, Germany, Great Britain, and the Netherlands—and, across the Atlantic, in the United States and Canada. This comparison reveals their progress and the barriers they face in an array of institutions—from labor markets and neighborhoods to educational and political systems—and considers the controversial questions of religion, race, identity, and intermarriage. The book sheds new light on q ... More

Keywords: immigrant integration, religion, race, identity, intermarriage, immigration, immigrant religion, residential segregation, economic inequality, immigrant minorities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780691161075
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Alba, author
City College of New York

Nancy Foner, author
Hunter College, The City College of New York