The project analyzes the life courses of young people with a Turkish ethnic background. A unique feature of this study is the integrated analysis of quantitative and qualitative data using a mixed-method design. To this end, qualitative interviews will be carried out with 30 selected longtime respondents to the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP). It relates to the research work carried out in the context of the German-French DFG–ANR (French National Research Agency) project “Professional strategies and status transitions of young adults with a migration background in German-French comparison” (in cooperation with the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin).
The research project has five key goals: