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Social Capital, Political Participation and Migration in Europe

Making Multicultural Democracy Work?

  • Laura Morales
  • Marco Giugni
Book

Part of the Migration, Minorities and Citizenship book series (MMC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Eva Anduiza, Josep San Martín
    Pages 198-218
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 275-308

About this book

Introduction

How can European societies more effectively promote the active engagement of immigrants and their children in the political and civic life of the countries where they live? This book examines the effect of migrants' individual attributes and resources, their social capital and the political opportunities on their political integration.

Keywords

capital children democracy desegregation Institution Integration migration Nation organization participation political participation religion social capital Transnational work

Editors and affiliations

  • Laura Morales
    • 1
  • Marco Giugni
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK
  2. 2.University of GenevaSwitzerland

About the editors

EVA ANDUIZA is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain BO BENGTSSON is Professor of Political Science, especially housing and urban policy, at Uppsala University (Institute for Housing and Urban Research and Department of Government), Sweden MANLIO CINALLI is an Associate Research Professor at Sciences Po Paris, France RANJI DEVADASON is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, Department of Sociology, University of Bristol, UK NINA EGGERT is a PhD Candidate in Political Science and Sociology at the University of Geneva and the University of Trento and a research assistant at the "Laboratoire de recherches sociales et politiques appliquées" (resop) of the University of Geneva, Switzerland MARCO GIUGNI is a Researcher at the "Laboratoire de recherches sociales et politiques appliquées" (resop) and lectures at the Department of Political Science at the University of Geneva, Switzerland AMPARO GONZÁLEZ-FERRER is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Economy, Geography and Demography of the Spanish Research Council. LAURA MORALES is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Change of the University of Manchester, UK MIRUNA MORARIU works at the "Laboratoire de recherches sociales et politiques appliquées" at the University of Geneva, Switzerland GUNNAR MYRBERG is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Department of Government, Uppsala University, Sweden KATIA PILATI is a FRS-FNRS scientific collaborator at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium JON ROGSTAD is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Social Research in Oslo and at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography in Oslo, Norway JOSEP SAN MART?N is a Researcher and Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain PER STRÖMBLAD is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the Institute for Futures Studies and at Linnaeus University, Sweden

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Reviews

"The volume is a welcome and necessary addition to existing research. I highly recommend the book to anyone interested in migration and ethnic relations, or in why people participate politically. It is an interesting read for political scientists and sociologists alike." - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

"It is a valuable contribution to the literature on multicultural democracies and one that can be usefully read by scholars and advanced students alike."- Ethnic and Racial Studies