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- DescriptionMost labor and migration studies classify migrants with limited formal education or credentials as unskilled. This book uncovers these migrants' lifelong human capital and identifies mobility pathways associated with the acquisition and transfer of skills across the migratory circuit, including reskilling, job jumping, and entrepreneurship.
- Author BiographyJacqueline Maria Hagan is Robert G. Parr Distinguished Term Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests include international migration, labor markets, gender, religion, and human rights. She is author of Deciding to Be Legal and Migration Miracle. Ruben Hernandez-Leon is Associate Professor of Sociology at University of California, Los Angeles, and Director of the UCLA Center for Mexican Studies. He is the author of Metropolitan Migrants: The Migration of Urban Mexicans to the United States (UC Press) and the coeditor of New Destinations: Mexican Immigration in the United States. Jean-Luc Demonsant is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics. He employs a mixed-methods approach to the study of migration, focusing on migration and remittances, and social status and schooling choices among migrant families.
- Author(s)Jacqueline Hagan,Jean-Luc Demonsant,Ruben Hernandez-Leon
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication17/03/2015
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Weight454 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsCloth over boards
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