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The New Second Generation in Switzerland: Youth of Turkish and Former Yugoslav Descent in Zurich and Basel 20 mai 2015

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IMISCOE Research Series, 2015
International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe (IMISCOE)

Rosita Fibbi, Philippe Wanner, Ceren Topgül and Dušan Ugrina *

Using data from the Integration of the Second Generation in Europe survey, this timely study focuses on the second generation of immigrants from Turkey and former Yugoslavia in Switzerland. A common thread running through the various chapters is a comparison with previous research on Switzerland concerning the second generation of Italian and Spanish origin. The authors provide valuable insights into the current situation of the children of Turkish and Yugoslav immigrants while underlining the historical similarities and differences of their respective incorporation processes.

This book devoted to the study of children of immigrants in Switzerland is part of a larger project, The Integration of the European Second Generation, known as TIES (www.tiesproject.eu)

* Rosita Fibbi is coordinator of the Swiss TIES project. She works as a senior researcher and project manager at the Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies at the University of Neuchâtel and she is a senior lecturer at the University of Lausanne. Philippe Wanner is professor of demography at the University of Geneva. Ceren Topgül obtained her PhD in demography at the University of Geneva in 2013, with a thesis on Partner choice of Turkish origin youth in Switzerland: The underlying mechanisms and social implications for women and men. Dušan Ugrina is an anthropology doctoral candidate at the Florida International University.

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