174 Opportunities and barriers to educational access and equity in developed nations: Issues of race, ethnicity and immigration on schooling in a globalizing world

Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
APT 10 (Faculty of Economics)

RC04 Sociology of Education (host committee)

Language: English
Session Organizer:
A. Gary DWORKIN, University of Houston, USA
David KONSTANTINOVSKY, Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Optimistic students: Occupational expectations of migrant youth in comparative perspective
Joanna SIKORA, Australian National University, Australia; Lawrence J. SAHA, Australian National University, Australia

Educational aspirations among ethnic minority youth in Brussels: Does the perception of ethnic discrimination in the labour market matter? A mixed-method approach (Oral)
Perrine DEVLEESHOUWER, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium; Céline TENEY, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, WZB, Germany; Laurie HANQUINET, University of York, England

University completion by children of immigrants in western countries
Amy LUTZ, Maxwell School for Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA