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12 September 2017

Between here and there… The transnational ties of immigrants and of their descendants

Continuous advances in transportation and communication technology have facilitated the circulation of humans and information beyond the borders of nation-states, enhancing migrants’ capacity to maintain […]
28 February 2017
The right way. CC BY-NC 2.0 Bob Morris

Measuring inequalities between migrants and nationals

In the tradition of research conducted at the Sociological Observatory of Change on social stratification and segregation, Ettore Recchi has published “The Citizenship Gap in […]
1 February 2017

Urban insecurity, a social issue

How can urban insecurity be categorized in terms of risk exposure and in terms of perception? Does this perception vary based on socio-professional class, political […]
20 May 2016

The trompe-l’œil of segregation

Urban segregation is a dominant theme in the public debate, and is often denounced as the origin of divides, apartheid, and ghettos confining the poor […]
20 May 2016

The children of immigrants are not doomed to failure

INED research officer and Nuffield College (Oxford) associate member, Mathieu Ichou wrote his doctoral thesis on the origins of educational inequalities and of the academic […]
20 May 2016
Dix mois d’École et d’Opéra

Democratizing access to art and culture

Does offering children a range of musical activities improve their attitudes toward school? Do they get better results?  Do their attitudes change? Overall – including […]
12 March 2016

Segregated immigrants?

Mirna Safi, research director at the Sociological Observatory of Change (OSC), studies inequalities and discriminations, especially those affecting immigrant populations and their descendants. The feeling […]