This blog is intended to go along with Population: An Introduction to Concepts and Issues, by John R. Weeks, published by Cengage Learning. The latest edition is the 12th (it came out in 2015), but this blog is meant to complement any edition of the book by showing the way in which demographic issues are regularly in the news.
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Sunday, June 22, 2014
Sociologists Honor Rubén Rumbaut for his Migration-Related Studies
The news just broke today that the International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association will be honoring Rubén Rumbaut of the University of California, Irvine for a lifetime of outstanding achievement in migration-related research and analysis. The award will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the ASA in San Francisco in August. It turns out that the honor will coincide with the publication of the fourth edition of Immigrant America, which Rubén co-authors with Alejandro Portes and which has helped an entire generation of scholars and other informed people understand how Americans and immigrants to America are all tied together. Congratulations to Professor Rumbaut!