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Prof. Dr. Frank Kalter

AddressProf. Dr. Frank Kalter
Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Soziologie
Universität Mannheim
Office building A5
68131 Mannheim

Phone+49 (0)621 181 - 3066
Fax+49 (0)621 181 - 2021

Recent Publications

  • Kalter, Frank, 2018: Setting “Spanish legacies” into further context:some findings and thoughts from CILS4EU, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 41(3): 500-508.


  • Kalter, Frank, 2016: Social Network Analysis in the Study of Ethnic Inequalities. Pp. 1-15 in: Robert A. Scott and Marlis C. Buchmann, eds., Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Kalter, Frank and Gisela Will, 2016: Social Capital in Polish German Migration Decision Making: Complementing the Ethnosurvey with a Prospective View. Pp. 43-63 in: Katherine M. Donato and Douglas S. Massey, eds., Undocumented Migration in a Global Economy. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science July 2016, 666 (1): 46-63, doi: 10.1177/0002716216643506
  • Kalter, Frank, and Hanno Kruse, 2015: Ethnic Diversity, Homophily, and Network Cohesion in European Classrooms. Pp. 187-207 in: Ruud Koopmans, Bram Lancee, Merlin Schaeffer, eds.: Social Cohesion and Immigration in Europe and North America: Mechanisms, Conditions, and Causality. London: Routledge (Routledge Advances in Sociology).
  • Kalter, Frank, 2015: Action, Theories of Social, Pp. 75-79 in James D. Wright, editor-in-chief: International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol. 1. Oxford: Elsevier.
  • Kalter, Frank and Clemens Kroneberg, 2014: Between Mechanism Talk and Mechanism Cult: New Emphases in Explanatory Sociology and Empirical Research. Pp. 91-115 in Jürgen Friedrichs und Alexandra Nonnenmacher, eds., Soziale Kontexte und Soziale Mechanismen Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie Sonderheft 54/2014. Wiesbaden, Springer VS.
  • Dollmann, Jörg, Konstanze Jacob and Frank Kalter, 2014: Examining the Diversity of Youth in Europe. A Classification of Generations and Ethnic Origins Using CILS4EU Data (Technical Report. Mannheim (Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung: Arbeitspapier; 156)
  • Lewin-Epstein, Noah, Zerrin Salikutluk, Irena Kogan and Frank Kalter, 2014: Mobility Aspirations of Immigrant and Native Youth in Germany and Israel, Pp. 167-187 in Rainer K. Silbereisen, Peter F. Titzmann and Yossi Shavit, eds., The Challenges of Diaspora Migration. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Israel and Germany. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
  • Kalter, Frank and Irena Kogan, 2014: Migrant Networks and Labor Market Integration of Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in Germany. Social Forces 2014; doi: 10.1093/sf/sot155