Who do you hang out with? Patterns of peer group association, cultural assertion and detachment among second-generation Italians in Switzerland

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Abstract

It is common for the descendants of migrants to go through phases of contrasting feelings of belonging during adolescence, negotiating their affiliations to their co-ethnics, the majority society and migrants of other origins.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJugend, Migration und Zugehörigkeit
Subtitle of host publicationSubjektpositionierungen im Kontext von Jugendkultur, Ethnizitäts- und Geschlechterkonstruktionen
EditorsChristine Riegel, Thomas Geisen
PublisherVS Verlag
Pages111-127
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-531-90480-1
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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    Wessendorf, S. (2007). Who do you hang out with? Patterns of peer group association, cultural assertion and detachment among second-generation Italians in Switzerland. In C. Riegel, & T. Geisen (Eds.), Jugend, Migration und Zugehörigkeit: Subjektpositionierungen im Kontext von Jugendkultur, Ethnizitäts- und Geschlechterkonstruktionen (pp. 111-127). VS Verlag.