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    • Contexts of reception, post-disaster migration, and socioeconomic mobility 

      Asad, Asad Lugman (Springer Science + Business Media, 2014)
      Current theories conceptualize return migration to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina as an individual-level assessment of costs and benefits. Since relocation is cost prohibitive, return migration is thought to be unlikely ...
    • How Recent Immigration Complicates Our Racial Justice Policies 

      Asad, Asad Lugman (Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy, 2014)
      As greater numbers of non-white immigrants enter the country, our racial justice policies are leaving behind longstanding racial minority populations.
    • Immigrants and African Americans 

      Waters, Mary C.; Kasinitz, Philip; Asad, Asad Lugman (Annual Reviews, 2014)
      We examine how recent immigration to the United States has affected African Americans. We first review the research on the growing diversity within the black population, driven largely by the presence of black immigrants ...
    • Migrant Networks 

      Garip, Filiz; Asad, Asad Lugman (Wiley, 2015)
      Migrant networks—webs of social ties between migrants in destination and individuals in origin—are a key determinant of the magnitude and direction of migration flows, as well as migrants’ adaptation outcomes. The increasing ...
    • Network Effects in Mexico-U.S. Migration: Disentangling the Underlying Social Mechanisms 

      Garip, Filiz; Asad, Asad Lugman (SAGE Publications, 2016)
      Scholars have long noted how migration streams, once initiated, obtain a self-feeding character. Studies have connected this phenomenon, called the cumulative causation of migration, to expanding social networks that link ...
    • Social Mechanisms Underlying Network Effects in Mexico-U.S. Migration 

      Filiz Garip; Asad, Asad Lugman (International Migration Institute, 2013)
      Scholars have long noted how migration streams, once initiated, obtain a self-feeding character. Studies have attributed this phenomenon, called the cumulative causation of migration, to expanding social networks that ...
    • Toward a multidimensional understanding of culture for health interventions 

      Asad, Asad Lugman; Kay, Tamara (Elsevier BV, 2015)
      Although a substantial literature examines the relationship between culture and health in myriad individual contexts, a lack of comparative data across settings has resulted in disparate and imprecise conceptualizations ...
    • Who Donates Their Bodies to Science? The Combined Role of Gender and Migration Status Among California Whole-body Donors 

      Asad, Asad Lugman; Anteby, Michel James; Garip, Filiz (Elsevier, 2014)
      The number of human cadavers available for medical research and training, as well as organ transplantation, is limited. Researchers disagree about how to increase the number of whole-body bequeathals, citing a shortage of ...