ELITES - Special Issue Ethnic and Racial Sudies

The upcoming new elite among children of immigrants: a cross-country and cross-sector comparison. Edited by Maurice Crul & Elif Keskiner. Read the articles here.

New Diversities

Special issue of New Diversities 2014/1 now online.
Guest Editors: Jens Schneider (University of Osnabrück) and Maurice Crul (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
We think that this special issue will make a powerful contribution to current scholarly debates on migration and diversities!


Read our book Super-diversity/Superdiversiteit/Super-diversité (Crul et al 2013) in English, Dutch or French following this link

Maurice Crul: Wereldstad Amsterdam

Superdiversiteit, een nieuwe visie op het Amsterdam van hoogleraar Maurice Crul waarin autochtone inwoners sinds kort de nieuwe minderheid vormen.

"Marokkaanse vrouwen zijn nu in de stad Amsterdam de groep met de langste woongeschiedenis."

Oratie Maurice Crul

Op vrijdag 22 maart hield Maurice Crul zijn inaugurele rede als hoogleraar onderwijs en diversiteit op de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. De titel van zijn oratie is: ‘Superdiversiteit: een nieuwe visie op integratie’.

Pathways to Success - France

Successful children of migrants and their school and work trajectories

The research programme “Pathways to Success: Successful children of migrants and their school and work trajectories” aims to investigate the emerging “new elite of migrant origin” in France on the example of successful children of Magrebi, Caribbean and Turkish migrants. The programme focuses on the upward mobility careers of migrants’ descendants and the role of family dynamics and family resources. It aims to identify the main factors influencing their educational and labour market success and to transmit its findings to a wider audience in order to create awareness for respective policies and supportive measures.

The programme uses two types of data: on the one hand, data from quantitative surveys (TIES –The Integration of the European Second Generation and TeO –Trajectoires et Origines); and on the other hand, qualitative interviews (around 90 interviews). The different axes of the programme examine the social conditions of the upward mobility and links between educational level and access to the labour market.. The French data will be part of an international comparison, including systematic comparisons between national datasets.

Programme team: Dr Emmanuelle Santelli, Dr Yael Brinbaum, Dr Stephanie Condon, Dr Laure Moguerou

Duration: 2010-2013 (or 2014)

The research programme « Pathways to Success » is part of one of the key projects at INED (National institute of demographic studies) and is funded by INED and CNAF.


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