Gender Inequalities in the Education of the Second Generation in Western Countries

  title={Gender Inequalities in the Education of the Second Generation in Western Countries},
  author={F. Fleischmann and C. Kristen and A. Heath and Ya{\"e}l Brinbaum and P. Deboosere and Nadia Granato and J. Jonsson and Elina Kilpi-Jakonen and G. Lorenz and Amy S. F. Lutz and D. Mos and Raya Mutarrak and K. Phalet and C. Rothon and Frida Rudolphi and H. G. van de Werfhorst},
  journal={Sociology of Education},
  pages={143 - 170}
  • F. Fleischmann, C. Kristen, +13 authors H. G. van de Werfhorst
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Sociology of Education
  • Drawing on comparative analyses from nine Western countries, we ask whether local-born children from a wide range of immigrant groups show patterns of female advantage in education that are similar to those prevalent in their host Western societies. We consider five outcomes throughout the educational career: test scores or grades at age 15, continuation after compulsory schooling, choice of academic track in upper-secondary education, completion of upper secondary, and completion of tertiary… CONTINUE READING
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