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Civic participation among natives and immigrants living in Europe. Comparative perspectives

Damian, Elena Mihaela (2016) Civic participation among natives and immigrants living in Europe. Comparative perspectives. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln.

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    Abstract

    The general aim of this dissertation is to advance the understanding of what individual and country-level factors explain differences in civic participation among natives and immigrants living in Europe. More specifically, each of the three studies aims to fill in a research gap in the civic participation literature. In the first study (chapter 2), we examine the differences in civic participation between natives, Western, and non-Western immigrants living in the Netherlands, and test for differential effects of well-known individual determinants of civic involvement in various types of organizations. The second study presented in chapter 3 aims to explain variation in formal volunteering between and within 33 European countries, by looking at the effect of a set of cultural and economic contextual determinants. Study 3 examines the role of religious culture of the host country in explaining variation in civic membership among immigrants living in Europe.

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
    Creators:
    CreatorsEmail
    Damian, Elena Mihaelaelenadamian.ro@gmail.com
    URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-69571
    Subjects: Social sciences
    Uncontrolled Keywords:
    KeywordsLanguage
    civic participationUNSPECIFIED
    comparative researchUNSPECIFIED
    immigrantsUNSPECIFIED
    Faculty: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
    Divisions: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät > Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie (ISS)
    Language: English
    Date: 21 September 2016
    Date Type: Publication
    Date of oral exam: 16 September 2016
    Full Text Status: Public
    Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2016 17:11:50
    Referee
    NameAcademic Title
    Hank, KarstenProf. Dr.
    Schlueter, ElmarProf. Dr.
    URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/6957

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