To read the full version of this content please select one of the options below:

Selection and Influence in the Assimilation Process of Immigrants

Advances in Group Processes

ISBN: 978-1-78190-976-8

ISSN: 0882-6145

Publication date: 11 August 2014

Abstract

Originality/value

The present chapter proposes a novel model of immigrant assimilation and an empirical test.

Keywords

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

I thank the editors of this volume, Shane R. Thye and Edward J. Lawler, for their care and commitment to putting together this excellent collection. I thank Damon Centola and Frank van Tubergen for useful discussion, and Jeong-han Kang, Gueorgi Kossinets, Yujun Wang, and participants of the Princeton Center for Migration and Development workshop and the Utrecht University Sociology departmental colloquium for helpful comments. I thank the Center for the Study of Economy and Society for financial support. The research and analysis are based on data from Statistics Canada and the opinions expressed do not represent the views of Statistics Canada.

Citation

van de Rijt, A. (2014), "Selection and Influence in the Assimilation Process of Immigrants", Advances in Group Processes (Advances in Group Processes, Vol. 30), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 157-193. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0882-6145(2013)0000030010

Publisher

:

Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2013 Emerald Group Publishing Limited