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Address to the American Sociological Association, Alejandro Portes (2000) offers a typology of alternative goals, means and outcomes, illustrated by sociological writings and research.
Rationality in the Slum: An Essay on Interpretive Sociology ALEJANDRO PORTES University of Texas, Austin I. INTRODUCTION The peripheral slum population in urban Latin America is still character-ized, despite much research to the contrary a focu, as of discontent and political disruptiveness.1 The resilienc ofe this approach lie ins its being.
The Economic Sociology of Immigration: Essays on Networks, Ethnicity, and Entrepreneurship. In this Book.. Alejandro Portes also depicts the difference between the attitudes of American-born youths and those of recent immigrants and its effect on the economic success of immigrant children.
Alejandro Portes He has formerly taught at Johns Hopkins University, where he held the John Dewey Chair in Arts and Sciences; Duke University, and the University of Texas-Austin. In 1997, he was elected president of the American Sociological Association and served in that capacity in 1998-99.
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Migration and Social Change: Some Conceptual Reflections1 by Alejandro Portes Princeton University August 2008 1 Keynote address to the conference on “Theorizing Key Migration Debates”, Oxford University, July 1, 2008. I thank Erik Vickstrom for his assistance with library research for this essay and Stephen Castles and Raul Delgado-.
How Immigrants Impact Their Homelands. examines the range of economic, social, and cultural impacts immigrants have had, both knowingly and unknowingly, in their home countries. The book opens with overviews of the ways migrants become agents of homeland development. The essays that follow focus on the varied impacts immigrants have had in China, India, Cuba, Mexico, the Philippines.