Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

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British Academy, Dec 15, 2007 - Social Science - 715 pages
This is the first major cross-national study of ethnic minority disadvantage in the labour market. It focuses on the experiences of the 'second generation', that is of the children of immigrants, in a range of affluent western countries (western Europe, North America, Australia, Israel).

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Anthony Heath is Professor of Sociology, University of Oxford and Fellow of the British Academy. Sin Yi Cheung is a Principal Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Oxford Brookes University.

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