Faculty

Ruben Hernandez-Leon


Professor


 Website

Contact Information

Email    rubenhl@soc.ucla.edu
Office  247a Haines Hall
Phone  310-825-3059

Degrees

Ph. D., SUNY-Binghamton

 

Selected Publications

BOOKS 

Rubén Hernández-León. 2008. Metropolitan Migrants: The Migration of Urban Mexicans to the United States. Berkeley: University of California Press. 258 pp. 

http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10984.php 

V. Zúñiga and Rubén Hernández-León, eds. 2005. New Destinations: Mexican Immigration in the United States. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 368 pp. 

http://www.russellsage.org/publications/books/050228.652605 

JOURNAL ARTICLES, CHAPTERS AND WORKING PAPERS 

"Gender, Bilingualism, and the Early Occupational Careers of Second-Generation Mexicans in the South." (with Sarah Morando Lakhani.) Social Forces. 92(1): 59-80. 2013.

"The Migration Industry of Migration Control." Available at http://www.antiatlas.net/en/2013/09/27/the-migration-industry-of-migration-control-ruben-hernandez-leon-ucla/

"La industria de la migración en el sistema migratorio México-Estados Unidos." Traces (Travaux et Recherches dans les Amériques de Centre). 61: 41-61. 2012.

"L’industrie de la migration. Organiser la mobilité dans le système migratoire Mexique-États-Unis." Hommes et Migrations. 1296: 34-44. 2012.

"Frontera sobre ruedas. Las camionetas y la industria de la migración." Trayectorias. (10)26: 31-40. 2008. Available at: http://w3.dsi.uanl.mx/publicaciones/trayectorias/26/frontera_sobre_rueda... 

"The Migration Industry in the Mexico-U.S. Migratory System." Available at: http://www.ccpr.ucla.edu/ccprwpseries/ccpr_049_05.pdf 

"Restructuring at the Source: High-Skilled Industrial Migration from Mexico to the United States," Work and Occupations. 34(4): 1-29. 2004. 

"Social capital and Emigration from Rural and Urban Communities," (w. N. Flores and D. Massey). Behind the Smoke and Mirrors: Research from the Mexican Migration Project. J. Durand and D. Massey, eds. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 2004. 

"Mexican Immigrant Communities in the South and Social Capital: the Case of Dalton, Georgia," (w. V. Zuniga). Southern Rural Sociology. 19(1): 20-45. 2003. 

"Making Carpet by the Mile: The Emergence of a Mexican Immigrant Community in an Industrial Region of the U.S. Historic South," (w. V. Zuniga) Social Science Quarterly, 2000, 81(1). 2000. 

"A la Aventura!: Jovenes, Pandillas y Migracion en la Conexion Monterrey-Houston." In Fronteras Fragmentadas, G. Mummert, ed. 1999 (El Colegio de Michoacan).