Professor Katrine Fangen and Researcher, Brit Lynnebakke, have written the article "Navigating Ethnic Stigmatisation in the Educational Setting: Coping Strategies of Young Immigrants and Descendants of Immigrants in Norway" published in the August 2014 issue of the journal Social Inclusion. An abstract of the article is located below and the full article is available here.
New scientific knowledge produced by EUMARGINS is being published in the form of conference papers, journal articles, theses, books, policy briefs and illustrative cases. Links to and information about the different publications is displayed in the column to the left.
Professor Katrine Fangen and Researcher at PRIO, Erlend Paasche, have written the article "Young adults of ethnic minority background on the Norwegian labour market: The interactional co-instruction of exclusion by employers and customers" published in the December 2012 issue of the journal Ethnicities. An abstract of the article is located below and the full article is available here.
The journal article "The New Hierarchies of Belonging" by Professor Les Back and Shamser Sinha is now published in the August 2012 issue of the European Journal of Cultural Studies. It generates new conceptual ideas about hierarchies of belonging that characterizes the position of young immigrants in terms of differentiated levels of inclusions.
Professor Katrine Fangen and former Researcher Assistant and current Researcher at PRIO, Erlend Paasche have written an article "Transnational Involvement: Reading Quantitative Studies in Light of Qualitative Data" published by the International Journal of Population Research. Based on the qualitative data from the EUMARGINS research project the article aims to study young migrants identity in the context of transnationalism.
The EUMARGINS second book Young Migrants Exclusion and Belonging in Europe (Palgrave Macmillan) has been published.
The aim of the EUMARGINS policy report is to inform the current EU policy debate and policy framework in the areas of social inclusion and exclusion of young people with immigrant background. The policy report presents a summary of current EU policy frames, discusses how EUMARGINS research results can inform policy and concludes with concrete policy recommendations.
Professor Katrine Fangen and former Researcher Assistant (now PhD-candidate), Brit Lynnebakke have written an article "Tre oppfatninger av norskhet: Opphav, kulturell praksis og statsborgerskap" ("Three conceptions of norwegianness: descent, cultural practice and citizenship") which was published shortly by Sosiologi i Dag (Sociology Today), No. 3-4/2011:
An English summary of the article is located below.
Ida Kvittingen has written her master’s thesis as part of the EUMARGINS project. The title of her thesis is 'Equal or unique employee? 'Visible minorities' job seeking experiences' and is about visible minorities’ transition from higher education to the labour market. Her qualitative study is based on ten in-depth interviews with visible minorities who have recently finished their master degree in either social or natural sciences and are entering the job market. The English summary is provided below.
The book Young Migrants: Exclusion and Belonging in Europe will be published on 25 November 2011 by Palgrave MacMillan. This is the second book of the EUMARGINS project (the first one was published by Ashgate in June 2010). This current book is based on analyses of 250 lifestory interviews with young adult migrants and descendants living in seven European countries. The book chapters make cross-national analysis of the material focusing on themes like migration, work, education, political and civic participation as well as on feelings of identity and belonging.
The anthology Mange ulike metoder (Many Different Methods) (edited by EUMARGINS scientific coordinator Katrine Fangen and Ann-Mari Sellerberg), has been published simultaneously in Norway (by Gyldendal Akdemisk) and Sweden (by Förlaget studentliteratur).One of the chapters written by Katrine Fangen gives a description of the way we have collaborated cross national borders and the way we have coded and analysed this large qualitative comparative material in EUMARGINS. The chapter is titled 'Analyse og organisering av et stort livshistoriemateriale: Komparative kvalitative prosjekter' ('Analysis and organization of a large life story material: Comparative Qualitative Projects'). The book is now available in book stores in Norway, and can also be ordered online on the publisher's webpage.
The article "The art of becoming 'Swedish': Immigrant youth, school careers and life plans" by Thomas Johansson and Rita Olofsson was published in the journal Ethnicities in June 2011 11:184-201.
The article "The art of choosing the right tram: Schooling, segregation and youth culture" by Thomas Johansson and Nils Hammarén was published in the journal Acta Sociologica in March 2011 54:45-59.
The EUMARGINS project, led by Katrine Fangen has just had its first book published by Ashgate. 'Inclusion and Exclusion of Young Adult Migrants in Europe - Barriers and Bridges' explores the inclusion and exclusion of young adult immigrants across a range national contexts, including the Nordic welfare states, old colonial countries, Southern European nations and the Eastern European region. Scrutinising legal, policy and historical sources, as well as participation in labour market and education systems, this volume engages with multiple social arenas and spheres, to integrate research and provide a cohesive investigation of the dynamics of each national setting.
The article 'Sosial ekskludering av unge med innvandrerbakgrunn - Den relasjonelle, stedlige og politiske dimensjonen ' was published in the Norwegian youth research journal Tidsskrift for ungdomsforskning. The article is published under the title 'Sosial ekskludering av unge med innvandrerbakgrunn - Den relasjonelle, stedlige og politiske dimensjonen'. The article is available online here.
The English abstract is included below. A translated version of the article is also available in the Italian journal Mondi Migranti no. 1, 2012:
The article 'Social Exclusion and Inclusion of Young Immigrants – Presentation of an Analytical Framework' by Katrine Fangen was published in May 2010 in the SAGE-journal YOUNG: Nordic Journal of Youth Research, no. 2. This article presents many of the analytical ideas the serve as a frame for EUMARGINS. Read the article here.
The article 'Konsten att välja rätt spårvagn En studie av segregation, skolval och unga människors studieplaner' (The art of choosing the right tram – A study of urban segregation, choice of school and young people’s life plans) by Thomas Johansson and Nils Hammarén was published in the journal Sociologisk Forskning 47 (1), 2010. The article is an EUMARGINS publications as well as a result of the research project 'Skola, valfrihet och integration (VR)' (School, freedom of choice and integration').
In the book entitled 'Metodene våre - Eksempler fra samfunnsvitenskapelig forskning' (published by Universitetsforlaget in 2010) EUMARGINS' project leader Katrine Fangen has written a chapter about the methodological framework of EUMARGINS. The chapter presents the methodology and gives practical examples from the research project, and as such sheds light upon important challenges and methodological dilemmas.
Sekina Helen Finne has written her master’s thesis as part of the EUMARGINS project. The Norwegian title of the thesis is ‘Indiske etterkommere i eliteutdanninger. En kvalitativ studie av utdanningsvalg blant indiske etterkommere i eliteutdanninger’, and is about Indian descendants living in Norway and their educational choices. The qualitative study is based on ten in-depth interviews with students in elite educations at the University of Oslo. read the thesis in Norwegian. An English summary is given in the following.