Social Welfare, Policy and Outcomes: The Ethnic Minority Experience in a Global and Comparative Perspective

Saturday, July 19, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: F203
RC19 Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (host committee)

Language: English

This session assesses social welfare policies and/or the realized outcomes of such policies through the prism of the life course experiences of the ethnic minority cohort.
Session Organizer:
Reza HASMATH, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Julia COOK, University of Melbourne, Australia
Ethnic Autonomous Policy and Ethnic Inequality in China: An Evaluation (Oral Presentation)
Xiaogang WU, Hong Kong University , Hong Kong

What Explains the Rise of Ethnic Minority Tensions in China? (Oral Presentation)
Reza HASMATH, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Social Networks, Networking, and Ethnic Group Membership in a Talent Pool (Oral Presentation)
Carolin OSSENKOP, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands; Claartje J. VINKENBURG, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

Overcoming Institutional Barriers: The Relationship Between Basic Human Motivations and Immigrant Integration Across European Societies (Oral Presentation)
Tim REESKENS, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Maureen EGER, Umeĺ University, Sweden