Dreams Fulfilled and Shattered: Determinants of Segmented Assimilation in the Second Generation.

@article{Haller2011DreamsFA,
  title={Dreams Fulfilled and Shattered: Determinants of Segmented Assimilation in the Second Generation.},
  author={William Haller and Alejandro Portes and Scott M Lynch},
  journal={Social forces; a scientific medium of social study and interpretation},
  year={2011},
  volume={89 3}
}
We summarize prior theories on the adaptation process of the contemporary immigrant second generation as a prelude to presenting additive and interactive models showing the impact of family variables, school contexts and academic outcomes on the process. For this purpose, we regress indicators of educational and occupational achievement in early adulthood on predictors measured three and six years earlier. The Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study (CILS), used for the analysis, allows us to… CONTINUE READING
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