What’s Happening at CCIS
CCIS associate director David FitzGerald and director emeritus Wayne Cornelius were quoted recently in a KPBS radio story about undocumented immigrants crossing by sea.
Border researchers Wayne Cornelius and David Fitzgerald at the University of California-San Diego, who interviewed thousands of would-be migrants in Mexico, found that knowing someone who died crossing the border does not dissuade people from trying themselves. The researchers also discovered that tougher border enforcement does little to deter migrants.
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CCIS Research Claire Adida presents at the “Gender and Generosity: Problems in Islamic Integration into France” at the Princeton University Conference on Comparative Approaches to Immigration and Ethnic Diversity, March 18 and 19, 2011 in Princeton, NJ.Read Full Post
Marisa Abrajano is in the process of publishing “Are Blacks and Latinos Responsible for the Passage of Proposition 8? Analyzing Voter Attitudes on California’s Proposal to Ban Same-Sex Marriage in 2008.”
Abrajano, Marisa. September, 2010. “Are Blacks and Latinos Responsible for the Passage of Proposition 8? Analyzing Voter Attitudes on California’s Proposal to Ban Same-Sex Marriage in 2008”. Political Research Quarterly.
Marisa Abrajano has published Campaigning to the New American Electorate: Television Advertising to Latinos and New Faces and New Voices: The Hispanic Electorate in America.
Abrajano, Marisa. 2010. Campaigning to the New American Electorate: Television Advertising to Latinos. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Abrajano, Marisa and Michael Alvarez. 2010. New Faces, New Voices: The Hispanic Electorate in America. New Jersey: Princeton University Press.Read Full Post
April Linton has published “Bilingualism for the Children: Dual-Language Programs under Restrictive Language Policies in Forbidden”.
Linton, April and Rebecca C. Franklin. 2010. “Bilingualism for the Children: Dual-Language Programs under Restrictive Language Policies.” Chap. 11 in Forbidden Language: English Learners and Restrictive Language Policies edited by Patricia Gándara and Megan Hopkins. New York: Teachers College Press.
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CCIS Research Associate Claire Adida publishes new articles on Muslim integration; immigrant exclusion in Africa; Mexican migrant remittances
Identifying barriers to Muslim integration in France, with David D. Laitin and Marie-Anne Valfort. 2010. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(52).
States, Migration, and International Cooperation: Can there be a global migration regime?
Seminar to be held in ERC 115 at 2:00 pm.
Within the migration literature and policy circles, there is a enthusiasm for the international governance of migration. At their most ambitious, scholars hope to see the emergence of a global migration governance regime that would do for voluntary migration what the UNHCR has done for forced migration. Drawing on a three-year research project, Hanson’s paper critically examines global migration governance and explores the extent to which there can be any international cooperation of migration.
The paper begins with the assumption that …
REMESO – the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society at Linköping University in Sweden
The postdoctoral position holder is expected to conduct high level research to the extent of at least 80 per cent of full time duties, within REMESO’s research programme, with a focus on migration-related developments within the ICT sector. This entails research on globalisation, migration policy and international migration trends, and the connections between labour market flexibilisation and ethnified- and gendered segmentation processes. Empirically, the research shall be oriented towards trans-national and/or comparative studies of labour migration, working life and the development of the ICT sector.
February 26 – Second Annual UC Migration Conference hosted by the Gifford Center
The Gifford Center and UCSD’s Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) will host the Second Annual University of California Migration Conference on February 26, 2011 at UC Davis. This multi-disciplinary conference will provide an opportunity for University of California faculty and advanced graduate students to share their current migration-related research. Click here for information about last year’s conference, held at UCSD. If you are a UC faculty member or advanced graduate student and are interested in attending, please contact Prof. David J. Kyle at firstname.lastname@example.org
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David FitzGerald presents research at the conference on “Latin-American Immigrants in Spain and the US: A Comparative Perspective,” University of California, Berkeley, Feb. 11.
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