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Unequal opportunities and ethnic origin: the labor market outcomes of second generation immigrants in France and Europe

Special Graduate Workshop seminar in MIGRATION/STRATIFICATION/EUROPEAN STUDIES

Tuesday, May 06, 2008
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Haines 215
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Arnaud LEFRANC
Economist, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
"Unequal opportunities and ethnic origin: the labor market outcomes of second generation immigrants in France and Europe"

We will discuss the methodological and substantive approach of Professor Lefranc's paper, and work towards the specification of a comparative research agenda on ethnic minority discrimination/disadvantage in Europe. The seminar will be organized in the form of a graduate student workshop, with discussion by Virginie Guiraudon, CNRS-Université de Lille II, Adrian Favell and Roger Waldinger (Dept of Sociology, UCLA)

Prepatory Readings:
Arnaud Lefranc (in progress) 'Unequal opportunities and ethnic origin: the labor market outcomes of second generation immigrants in France'
Anthony Heath and Sin Yi Cheung (2007) Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets (OUP) [Introduction/Conclusion]

Please register with:
Adrian Favell <afavell@soc.ucla.edu>
(papers will be provided electronically)


Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Sociology

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