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Post-school Pathways of Migrant-Origin Youth in Europe

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ISBN 9781032245713
June 21, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
208 Pages 11 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This volume explores the role of structure and agency in shaping post-school pathways for migrant-origin young people, providing new insights from countries with different migration histories and transition systems.

The book collates the work of leading international scholars to cover a number of jurisdictions across Europe, looking in depth at migrant transitions in different contexts. The chapters examine the influence of different education systems, migration status, race and ethnicity, social class, gender and resilience on the success of transitions to higher education and the labour market. The book highlights the need for host countries to put in place comprehensive policies to counter ethnic inequalities and discrimination in their education and labour market systems while facilitating and supporting immigrant youth in pursuing their post-school pathways.

This timely book will be of great interest to scholars, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of migration studies, sociology of education and equity in education. Policy makers will find this book useful in informing policy development in education and the labour market.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Post-school pathways and migrant youth

Merike Darmody and Emer Smyth

Chapter 2 – Expectation of early school leaving among Spanish immigrants: a process of

segmented assimilation

Carlos Palomo Lario and Luis Ortiz-Gervasi

Chapter 3 – Post-school expectations and outcomes among migrant-origin young people in Ireland

Frances McGinnity, Merike Darmody and Emer Smyth

Chapter 4 – Ethnic segregation across fields of study in The Netherlands

Frank van Tubergen

Chapter 5 – Educational and school-to-work pathways of majority: direct links and detours and ethnic minority youth in Germany

Markus Weißmann, Jörg Dollmann and Irena Kogan

Chapter 6 – Early labour market trajectories of the descendants of immigrants in France: Resources, barriers and perceived discrimination

Yaël Brinbaum

Chapter 7 – Labour market entry and early career of persons with migration background in Italy: Finally in but never established?

Anna Zamberlan, Davide Gritti, Raffaele Grotti, Stefani Scherer and Paolo Barbieri

Chapter 8 – Conclusion

Merike Darmody and Emer Smyth

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Emer Smyth is Research Professor, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Dublin and Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin. Her main research interests centre on education, school to work transitions, gender and comparative methodology.

Merike Darmody is a Research Officer, ESRI and adjunct Assistant Professor, Trinity College Dublin. Her research interests lie in cultural, linguistic, ethnic and religious diversity in Ireland.