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Immigrant optimism or anticipated discrimination? Explaining the first educational transition of ethnic minorities in England

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Recent studies have shown that ethnic minorities of immigrant origin are more likely to continue in education than students of the majority group with similar levels of achievement. Even though most research on this topic is still descriptive, different explanations have been proposed for these findings. The first explanation emerges from the social stratification literature on primary and secondary effects, which considers students’ decisions to continue in education a product of a rational ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.rssm.2016.08.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SAME; COMPAS
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Name:
Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
Grant:
6th National Plan of Scientific Research (CSO2012-38521
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility More from this journal
Volume:
46
Issue:
B
Pages:
141-156
Publication date:
2016-08-21
Acceptance date:
2016-08-07
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0276-5624
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pubs:861538
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uuid:6a01ed29-851d-4b95-b1cf-2833c63a6fd9
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861538
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2018-07-31

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