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Watch this presentation from the Determinants of International Migration – DEMIG Conference, 23–25 September 2014.

Douglas Massey presents his paper ‘International migration in theory and practice: A case study' as the Day 3 Keynote for the Determinants of International Migration – DEMIG Conference, held at the University of Oxford from 23–25 September 2014.

About the speaker

Douglas Massey is the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. His research interests focus on concerns for the consequences of American city segregation for African Americans and Latinos of African ancestry, as well as, more broadly: international migration, demography, race/ethnic relations, social and economic inequality, Latin American studies (especially Mexican) and social research methods. His publications include: Brokered Boundaries: Creating Immigrant Identity in Anti-Immigrant Times (with Magaly Sánchez R. 2010); and Taming the River: Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities (with Charles, C.Z., M.J. Fischer, and M.A. Mooney. 2009). Professor Massey has served on the faculties of the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania. He is president of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS).