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Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 130 Citations 101,917 332 World Ranking 4 National Ranking 3

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Awards & Achievements

2018 - Member of Academia Europaea

2012 - Public Understanding of Sociology Award, American Sociological Association

2006 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2004 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

1998 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1995 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1990 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Social science

His primary areas of investigation include Immigration, Ethnic group, Demographic economics, Developing country and Demography. His Immigration research includes elements of Social capital, Economy and Emigration. The concepts of his Ethnic group study are interwoven with issues in Metropolitan area, Socioeconomic status, Cultural background and Human ecology.

His study in Demographic economics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Economic growth, Social policy, Race, Human migration and Occupational prestige. The Developing country study combines topics in areas such as Developed country, Economic geography, Modernization theory, Development economics and Investment. In Demography, Douglas S. Massey works on issues like Index of dissimilarity, which are connected to Principal component analysis.

His most cited work include:

  • American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass. (5210 citations)
  • Theories of international migration: a review and appraisal. (2965 citations)
  • The Dimensions of Residential Segregation (1963 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Douglas S. Massey mostly deals with Immigration, Demographic economics, Development economics, Demography and Socioeconomic status. His Immigration study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Developing country, Latin Americans, Political economy and Human capital. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Circular cumulative causation and Human resources.

His research in Demographic economics intersects with topics in Economic growth, Poverty, Metropolitan area and Developed country. Many of his studies involve connections with topics such as Emigration and Development economics. His research investigates the link between Demography and topics such as Ethnic group that cross with problems in Cultural background.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Immigration (33.57%)
  • Demographic economics (22.62%)
  • Development economics (15.00%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Immigration (33.57%)
  • Demographic economics (22.62%)
  • Demography (14.29%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Immigration, Demographic economics, Demography, Race and Political economy. His study of Latino Population is a part of Immigration. His research integrates issues of Household income, Real wages, Latin Americans, Disadvantage and Population growth in his study of Demographic economics.

His Demography study incorporates themes from Socioeconomic status and Concentrated poverty. Douglas S. Massey has researched Race in several fields, including Life chances, Social stratification and Metropolitan area. His work investigates the relationship between Political economy and topics such as Economic system that intersect with problems in Labour supply, World-systems theory and Market failure.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Why Border Enforcement Backfired. (126 citations)
  • Race, Space, and Cumulative Disadvantage: A Case Study of the Subprime Lending Collapse. (100 citations)
  • Segregation in Post-Civil Rights America: Stalled Integration or End of the Segregated Century? (91 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Social science

Douglas S. Massey mainly focuses on Demographic economics, Immigration, Demography, Development economics and Labour economics. His Demographic economics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Real wages, Social stratification, Disadvantage, Metropolitan area and Socioeconomic status. The Metropolitan area study combines topics in areas such as Civil rights and Neighborhood poverty.

The concepts of his Immigration study are interwoven with issues in Social psychology, Political economy, Human migration and Economy. The study incorporates disciplines such as Suburbanization, Range, Border enforcement and Spatial isolation in addition to Demography. His Development economics course of study focuses on Politics and Moral panic, Social control and Public policy.

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Top Publications

American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass

Douglas S. Massey.
(1993)

13743 Citations

American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass.

Roberto M. Fernandez;Douglas S. Massey;Nancy A. Denton.
Social Forces (1993)

9742 Citations

Theories of international migration: a review and appraisal.

Douglas S. Massey;Joaquin Arango;Graeme Hugo;Ali Kouaouci.
Population and Development Review (1993)

8072 Citations

Worlds in Motion: Understanding International Migration at the End of the Millennium

Adrian J. Bailey;Douglas S. Massey;Joaquin Arango;Graeme Hugo.
Economic Geography (2001)

4572 Citations

The Dimensions of Residential Segregation

Douglas S. Massey;Nancy A. Denton.
Social Forces (1988)

4002 Citations

Return to Aztlan: The Social Process of International Migration from Western Mexico

Douglas S. Massey;Rafael Alarcon;Jorge Durand;Humberto González.
(1987)

2974 Citations

Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic Integration

Douglas S. Massey;Jorge Durand;Nolan J. Malone.
(2002)

2955 Citations

Worlds in Motion: Understanding International Migration at the End of the Millennium

Massey Ds;Arango J;Hugo G;Kouaouci A.
(1999)

1955 Citations

Social structure, household strategies, and the cumulative causation of migration.

Douglas S. Massey.
Population index (1990)

1528 Citations

Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System

Douglas S. Massey.
(2007)

1464 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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