Maurice Crul and Liesbeth Heering (Eds.): The position of the Turkish and Moroccan second generation in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The TIES study in the Netherlands and Vetik, Raivo & Helemäe, Jelena (2011, eds.) The Russian Second Generation in Tallinn and Kohtla-Järve. The TIES study in Estonia. Imiscoe reports
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Raivo Vetik and Jelena Helemäe (Eds.): The Russian Second Generation in Tallinn and Kohtla-Järve. The TIES study in Estonia. Imiscoe reports.
Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2011.
This review covers two books addressing the same internationally comparative research project. The reviewed books are the Dutch and Estonian country reports of the research project “the Integration of the European Second Generation, known by its acronym TIES: http://www.tiesproject.eu (accessed May 2, 2011). The TIES may be considered the “baby brother” of the IMISCOE research network (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe), although the funding comes from a different source. This review has three parts; first, a review about the similarities of these books and then, more detailed insights into both books.
The TIES, launched in 2005, was an internationally comparative survey project that sought to produce information about how the children of foreign-born parents are...