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By Sylvain Brouard

France is frequently depicted because the version of assimilationist or republican integration within the overseas literature on immigration. despite the fact that, infrequently have surveys drilled right down to offer person responses from a double consultant pattern. In As French as each person Else?, Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj offer a entire evaluation of the nation of integration in France and problem the standard difficulty of integration by means of systematically evaluating the "new French" immigrants, in addition to their kids and grandchildren born in France, with a pattern of the French normal inhabitants. The authors' survey considers a variety of subject matters, together with non secular association and religiosity, political attitudes and political efficacy, price platforms (including gender roles, paintings ethics, and anti-Semitism), styles of integration, a number of identities and nationwide assets, and affirmative motion. because the authors exhibit, regardless of present variations, immigrants of Maghrebin, African, and Turkish beginning percentage a large scope of commonality with different French electorate.

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