New Publication on Young Immigrants’ Host Country Identification and their Friendships with Natives

My article “Young immigrants’ host country identification and their friendships with natives: Does relative group size matter?” is now available at Social Science Research. Click here to read the paper.

In short,  I argue that immigrants’ host country identification only affects their own friendship choices in schools with high shares of immigrants, because only in those schools they can be picky about befriending natives. Stochastic actor-oriented models support this notion, pointing to an interplay of preferences and opportunities in shaping the relation between host country identification and interethnic friendships.

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