Who feels integrated?An interdisciplinary analysis of patterns of identification and participation of three immigrant groups in Flanders. University of Antwerp
On the same campus? Acculturation, discrimination and intergroup relations between Turkish and Belgian descent university students KU Leuven
Much research has been devoted to investigating the acculturation processes of the children of immigrants in Western Europe. One particular focus has been on the acculturation of children of Turkish immigrants, with a significant degree of scholarly attention paid to debates on integration and education. The present dissertation offers a contribution to this scholarly debate by analysing the acculturation experiences and perspectives of both ...
Across Europe even high-achieving children of immigrants are at risk of underperforming and disengaging from school, with long-lasting consequences for their future life chances in today’s knowledge economy (OECD, 2012). Ethnic inequalities are not fully explained by individual abilities or family resources on the side of minority students (Heath & Brinbaum, 2014); and cross-national comparison suggests the key role of different ...
The transformation of the socio-economic left-right cleavage? Voting behand changing attitudes towards economy and social policies (1990-2015). KU Leuven
The documentation of Cappadocian, a seriously endagngered minority language in Greece Ghent University
Cappadocian is a seriously endagnered Greek-Turkish mixed language spoken in Greece by Orthodox-Christian immigrants following the population exchange between Greece and Turkey in the 1920s. The research focuses on the documentation of Cappadocian (grammar, lexicon, text corpora), the sociolinguistic status of the language in bi- and trilingual language communities (Cappadocian, Greek, Turkish) and the prospects for revitalisation.