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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 591–617.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Filiz Garip Abstract This article investigates how migrant social capital differentially influences individuals’ migration and cumulatively generates divergent outcomes for communities. To combine the fragmented findings in the literature, the article proposes a framework that decomposes migrant...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 989–1015.
Published: 08 May 2015
...Rochelle R. Côté; Jessica Eva Jensen; Louise Marie Roth; Sandra M. Way Abstract This article contributes to understandings of gendered social capital by analyzing the effects of gendered ties on the migration of men and women from four Latin American countries (Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1279–1301.
Published: 13 February 2013
... consequences often suggested in the literature. We find evidence for an important aspect that has not been widely discussed in prior studies: remittances foster the formation of social capital by increasing the amount of money that households give as gifts to other households. The economic impact...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1071–1092.
Published: 01 June 2022
... work visas, and legal residence visas. The models reveal how the accumulation of entry mode–specific social and human capital powered a system of undocumented migration that emerged between 1965 and 1985, and how that system deteriorated from 1985 to 2000. After 2000, employers took advantage of new...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2063–2082.
Published: 11 November 2019
... to the Centre for Population Change GHS database 1979–2009 (Centre for Population Change Working Paper No. 47). Southampton, UK : Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Centre for Population Change, University of Southampton . Beaujouan É , Brown J. J. , & Ní Bhrolcháin M. ( 2011...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1873–1895.
Published: 05 September 2017
....1365-3156.2002.00889.x Herd P. ( 2010 ). Education and health in late-life among high school graduates cognitive versus psychological aspects of human capital . Journal of Health and Social Behavior , 51 , 478 – 496 . 10.1177/0022146510386796 Hout M. ( 1988 ). More...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 511–536.
Published: 01 August 2006
... and third or higher generations lose ground. Differences in dropout rates by race-ethnicity and immigrant generation are driven by differences in human, cultural, and social capital. Low levels of family human capital, school social capital, and community social capital place the children of immigrants...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 375–389.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Lingxin Hao; Yukio Kawano Abstract In this article we examine the relationship between immigrants’ welfare use and their social capital, using the 1990 census. We measure community social capital using contact with co-ethnics and coethnics’ economic inactivity, and examine the use of AFDC and SSI...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1683–1711.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Yacine Boujija; Simona Bignami; Valérie Delaunay; John Sandberg Abstract Social networks' influence on migration has long been explored largely through the lenses of cumulative causation and social capital theory. This article aims to reconceptualize elements of these theories for the case of rural...
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Demography (1997) 34 (2): 277–293.
Published: 01 May 1997
... probably reduces social capital and aspirations. When we control for socioeconomic characteristics, a small net effect of separation and reconstitution remains. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1997 1997 Educational Attainment Family Structure Single Mother Family Type...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 811–833.
Published: 27 May 2015
..., in contrast, appeared to be more influential than married mothers. These findings lend negative support for the social capital hypothesis and positive support for notions of value socialization. The strong role of the divorced father for educational transmission is consistent with genetic processes...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 151–171.
Published: 01 February 2004
... in small cities, rural towns and villages, but not in large urban areas. With event-history models, we found little positive effect of community-level social capital and a strong deterrent effect of urban labor markets on the likelihood of first and later U.S. trips for residents of urban areas in Mexico...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 935–961.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., and social capital, appears responsive to economic incentives and constraints. Using information on the dependency of female migration to the household demographic structure as well as the sensitivity of female migration to household-level shocks, we show how household-level constraints and incentives affect...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1547–1565.
Published: 03 July 2018
... mobility—family structure, income inequality, school quality, segregation, and social capital—can account for the link between earlier slavery and current mobility. More fragile family structures in areas where slavery was more prevalent, as reflected in lower marriage rates and a larger share of children...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1249–1274.
Published: 01 August 2022
... ; Myers 1999 ). Early studies explained this association by arguing that internal migrants are more likely to return to their previous regions of residence because of location-specific capital, such as homeownership and social networks ( DaVanzo 1981 , 1983 ). However, recent studies have shown...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 175–200.
Published: 13 January 2017
... relative social capital (Mexicans and Dominicans). 7 12 2016 13 1 2017 © Population Association of America 2017 2017 Migration Health Selectivity Protection Immigrant adaptation As newcomers in industrialized societies, immigrants have relatively low socioeconomic status...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 705–726.
Published: 20 March 2020
... steeper downward mobility at arrival in the United States and slower subsequent upward mobility relative to light-skinned immigrants, net of human and social capital, race/ethnicity, country of origin, visa type, and demographics. These findings shed light on multiple current literatures, including...
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Demography (1994) 31 (3): 509–524.
Published: 01 August 1994
... that immigrants initially may concentrate in immigrant communities but move to other areas as their human capital increases (Dunlevy 1980), research on social networks suggests that migration should be lower among immigrants who live in areas where others of the same nativity are concentrated (Massey and Denton...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 543–567.
Published: 24 March 2015
... , A. , & Lynch , S. M. ( 2011 ). Dreams fulfilled, dreams shattered: Determinants of segmented assimilation in the second generation . Social Forces , 89 , 733 – 762 . 10.1353/sof.2011.0003 Hammarstedt , M. , & Palme , M. ( 2006 ). Intergenerational mobility, human capital...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 521–534.
Published: 01 November 1999
.... We draw on social capital theory in an effort to explain one pattern that consistently emerges in studies: the negative as- sociation between moving and school performance. SOCIAL CAPITAL AND MOVING The social capital explanation for the negative association between moving and school performance...