Université de Neuchâtel

Gehören wir dazu? Grenzziehungsprozesse und Positionierungen der zweiten Generation im Vergleich zwischen Luzern und Neuchâtel

Duemmler, Kerstin ; Dahinden, Janine

In: Revue Suisse de sociologie (Swiss Journal of Sociology, Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie), 2016, vol. 42, no. 2, p. 309-331

Cet article s’intéresse aux sentiments d’appartenance et aux positionnements des jeunes de deuxième génération vis-à-vis de certaines frontières symboliques ethno-nationales. Sur la base d’entretiens menés dans les cantons de Lucerne et Neuchâtel avec des jeunes de 16 à 19 ans d’origines différentes, nous mettons en lumière les stratégies et les discours qu’ils/elles...

Université de Neuchâtel

Fast-Tracking Full Citizenship in the Context of the Swiss Integration Stage Model

Kurt, Stefanie

(nccr on the move ; 15)

In 2014, the Federal Assembly adopted the new Swiss Citizenship Act, which will enter into force on the 1st of January 2018. One of the missions of this Act is to align the pre-conditions for Swiss Citizenship with the Swiss integration stage model, a controversial move by the Federal Assembly that tightens the rules for access to citizenship and consequently narrows the space of cantonal...

Université de Neuchâtel

The Determinants of Naturalization in Switzerland between 2010 and 2012

Wanner, Philippe ; Loretan, Alicia

(nccr on the move ; 13)

Naturalization is an important phenomenon for countries, not only because of its implications (it grants duties and rights to new citizens) but also because of its policy-sensitive aspect. In Switzerland, it is also a complex phenomenon because of the diversity of procedures at the canton and commune levels. Knowledge of the determinants of naturalization is still lacking. In this context, this...

Université de Neuchâtel

Segregation or Integration? Immigrant Self-Employment in Switzerland

Juhasz Liebermann, Anne ; Suter, Christian ; Iglesias, Katia

In: Journal of International Migration and Integration, 2013, vol. 15, no. 1, p. 93-115

This article investigates whether immigrant self-employment is related more to segregation in the labour market than work as an employee (making it justifiable to speak of ethnic business) or whether, on the contrary, it reflects equality with the self-employment by the Swiss. The distinctive features of this research design are the comparison of ethnic segregation in the labour market with...