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Return to Aztlan

The Social Process of International Migration from Western Mexico

Douglas S. Massey (Author), Rafael Alarcon (Author), Jorge Durand (Author), Humberto González (Author)

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Paperback, 354 pages
ISBN: 9780520069701
February 1990
$33.95, £24.95
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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.
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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