6. New Ways of Understanding Migrant Integration in Europe

  1. Assaad E. Azzi Professor director2,
  2. Xenia Chryssochoou Associate Professor3,
  3. Bert Klandermans Professor4 and
  4. Bernd Simon Professor Directors5
  1. P. R. Ireland Professor of Political Science Chair

Published Online: 12 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch6

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

How to Cite

Ireland, P. R. (2010) New Ways of Understanding Migrant Integration in Europe, in Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies (eds A. E. Azzi, X. Chryssochoou, B. Klandermans and B. Simon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Panteion University (Athens, Greece)

  3. 4

    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  4. 5

    Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department at the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199476

Online ISBN: 9781444328158

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Keywords:

  • new ways of understanding migrant integration in Europe;
  • managing diversity, multifaceted challenge - going to the very heart of the European project today;
  • state of integration research;
  • research on European migrants, on macroeconomic, labor market and demographic effects of migration;
  • economic turbulence of early 1970s - and new migrant labor recruitment ending;
  • literature on migrant integration, presenting three major areas of weakness or gaps;
  • integration, normally continued to be gauged - according to status of migrant population compared to native-stock population;
  • policy devolution and level of analysis;
  • shifting conceptions of integration;
  • integration of Muslim and other migrant-origin Europeans - moving to forefront of official preoccupations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The State of Integration Research

  • Missing Elements

  • Minding the Gaps

  • Islam

  • Conclusions

  • References