Session 86:
Migration and Social Networks

Friday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
San Gabriel B
Lobby Level

Chair: Jacqueline Hagan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Karl Eschbach, University of Texas Medical Branch

  1. Migration of the Health Belief Model (HBM): Effects of Psychosocial and Social Network Characteristics on Emigration Intentions in Five Countries in West Africa and the Mediterranean RegionGeorge Groenewold, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Bart de Bruijn, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Richard Bilsborrow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  2. Immigrants to USA from India and Pakistan: National and Transnational Practices and ImpactsMehtab Karim, Aga Khan University; Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College

  3. Migration Networks and Migration Processes: The Case of ChinaZai Liang, University at Albany, State University of New York; Hideki Morooka, University at Albany, State University of New York

  4. Social Networks and Intraurban Residential Mobility Among Black Africans in Post-Apartheid Cape TownSangeeta Parashar, University of Maryland

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