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

@article{Fleischmann2014GenderII,
  title={Gender Inequalities in the Education of the Second Generation in Western Countries},
  author={Fenella Fleischmann and Cornelia Kristen and Anthony Heath and Ya{\"e}l Brinbaum and Patrick Deboosere and Nadia Granato and Jan O. Jonsson and Elina Kilpi-Jakonen and Georg Lorenz and Amy C. Lutz and David Mos and Raya Mutarrak and Karen Phalet and Catherine Rothon and Frida Rudolphi and Herman G. van de Werfhorst},
  journal={Sociology of Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={87},
  pages={143 - 170}
}
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… Expand

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