Gender Equality Attitudes among Turks in Western Europe and Turkey: The Interrelated Impact of Migration and Parents' Attitudes

  title={Gender Equality Attitudes among Turks in Western Europe and Turkey: The Interrelated Impact of Migration and Parents' Attitudes},
  author={Niels Spierings},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies},
  pages={749 - 771}
  • N. Spierings
  • Published 16 April 2015
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
This study applies unique data on three-generation migrant and non-migrant lineages to assess how assimilation and intergenerational transmission theories hold up for attitudes on gender equality in the context of Turkey–Europe migration. Information on migration histories of families and gender equality attitudes is collected for over 800 families. Based on those data assimilation and retention theories and theories on intergenerational transmission as a means to reproduce cultural attitudes… Expand
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