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Ernesto Castaneda
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2014. Castañeda, Ernesto. “The Socially Polysemantic Border: Positionality and the Meaning of the Fence.” The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies. Number 8. (draft here)

 2013. Castañeda, Ernesto. “Living in Limbo: Transnational Households, Remittances and Development.” International Migration 51: e13–e35. (paper here)

2013. Josué Lachica, Ernesto Castañeda and Yolanda McDonald. “Poverty, Place, and Health along the US-Mexico Border.” Poverty and Health: A Crisis among America’s Most Vulnerable. Edited by Kevin Fitzpatrick. Volume 2, Chapter 5, pp. 87-104. Goleta, CA: ABC-CLIO. (chapter here)

Forthcoming. Castañeda, Ernesto and Lesley Buck. “A Family of Strangers: Transnational Parenting and the Consequences of Family Separation due to Undocumented Migration.” Hidden Lives and Human Rights in America: Understanding the Controversies and Tragedies of Undocumented Immigration. Edited by Lois Ann Lorentzen. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. (draft chapter here) 

2012. Castañeda, Ernesto. “The Indignados of Spain: A Precedent to Occupy Wall Street” Special Issue on 'Occupy' Social Movement Studies. Volume 11, Nos. 3-4, pp. 309-319.

2012. Smith, Curtis, Ernesto Castañeda, and Josiah McC. Heyman. “The Homeless and Occupy El Paso: Creating Community among the 99%.” Special Issue on 'Occupy' Social Movement Studies. Volume 11, Nos. 3-4, pp. 356-366.

Castañeda, Ernesto. 2012. “Urban Citizenship in New York, Paris, and Barcelona: Immigrant Organizations and the Right to Inhabit the City.” Remaking Urban Citizenship: Organizations, Institutions, and the Right to the City. Comparative Urban and Community Research Volume 10. Edited by Michael Peter Smith and Michael McQuarrie. Chapter 4. pp. 57-78. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers. (Chapter here)

Castañeda, Ernesto. 2012. "Places of Stigma: Ghettos, Barrios, and Banlieues" in The Ghetto: Contemporary Global Issues and Controversies (Editors) Ray Hutchison and Bruce D. Haynes. Boulder, CO. Westview Press (link to press) (link to chapter)

Castañeda, Ernesto with Lesley Buck. 2011. “Remittances, Transnational Parenting, and the Children Left Behind: Economic and Psychological Implications.” The Latin Americanist Volume 55, Issue 4 pp. 85-110 (go here for published version with limited access for university libraries, etc.)
 (link to paper pre-print version)

Castañeda, Ernesto. Forthcoming. “Creating Authority over Remittances: Development Experts and the Framing of Remittances as a Development Tool” in Creating Authority. Edited by Craig Calhoun and Richard Sennett. NY: New York University Press  (paper here)

Castañeda, Ernesto. 2009. “Charles Tilly: Connecting Large Scale Social Change and Personal Narrative.”Sociological Research Online. Special Issue on Charles Tilly. Volume 14, Issue 5.

Policy briefs

April 2013. Castañeda, Ernesto. Waiting for Real Reform: How half-way measures leave immigrants in limbo and deprive America of their talents. Scholar Strategy Network. Basic Facts Brief.

        Reprinted in Democracy Magazine’s Arguments Blog, Jun 16, 2013.

April 2012. Castañeda, Ernesto, and Josiah Heyman. Is the Border Really Unsafe? Scholar Strategy Network. Basic Facts Brief. .     (Basic Facts Policy Brief

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