Return to Aztlan: The Social Process of International Migration from Western Mexico (Vol. 1 in Studies in Demography)

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9780520060791: Return to Aztlan: The Social Process of International Migration from Western Mexico (Vol. 1 in Studies in Demography)

Return to Aztlan analyzes the social process of international migration through an intensive study of four carefully chosen Mexican communities. The book combines historical, anthropological, and survey data to construct a vivid and comprehensive picture of the social dynamics of contemporary Mexican migration to the United States.

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Douglas S. Massey is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Population Research Center at the University of Chicago. Rafael Alarcón and Humberto González are research investigators in social anthropology at Mexican graduate institution of the Colegio de Jalisco, as is Jorge Durand at the Universidad de Guadelajara.

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"This volume will go far toward clarifying the nature of Mexican immigration and how it has changed. . . . The richness of this study warns us of the disadvantages of simplistic analysis. An interdisciplinary study, it demonstrates the poverty of analysis of immigration from only one disciplinary perspective. A multi-level study, it demonstrates the significance of several units of analysis--individual, household and community."--Teresa Sullivan, "Science

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