Type
Article
Title
Patterns of immigrant intermarriage in France: Intergenerational marital assimilation ?
In
Zeitschrift für Familienforschung
Editor
DE : Verlag Barbara Budrich
ISSN
14372940
Abstract
EN | DE
This article provides insight into immigrant intermarriage in France. It describes trends of in- It describes trends of im- migrant marital behavior between 1976 and 2000, compares intermarriage rates amongst dif- migrant marital behaviour between 1976 and 2000, compares intermarriage rates amongst dif- ferent immigrant groups and pays particular attention to changes in marital behavior across ferent immigrant groups and pays particular attention to changes in marital behaviour across immigrant generations. immigrant generations. The statistical analyzes take into account individual factors and The statistical analyses take into account individual factors and contextual effects such as the sex ratios and sizes of the groups in question. contextual effects such as the sex-ratios and sizes of the groups in question. Based on data Based on data from the Demographic échantillon permanent (Permanent Demographic Sample, EDP) of from the Échantillon démographique permanent (Permanent Demographic Sample, EDP) of the Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (INSEE), findings point to a the Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (INSEE), findings point to a stable trend of marital behavior among immigrant men and women over time, sharp stable trend of marital behaviour among immigrant men and women over time, sharp differences in intermarriage rates among groups, and a significant change in the marital differences in intermarriage rates among groups, and a significant change in the marital behavior of second generation immigrants, who intermarry much more often than their behaviour of secondgeneration immigrants, who intermarry much more often than their parents regardless of their origin. parents regardless of their origin.

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