Current Research

International Migration of Talent and HSE to the US .

Research Interests

Transnational Identities -
First and Second Generation Latino Migrant Youth in Urban United States. [link]

Latino and American Identities.

Structural Adjustments and Social Responses in Urban Latin America. [link]

Contemporary Urban Violence. [pdf]

Social Exclusion, Inequalities and Poverty. Spanish [pdf]

Urban social problems, particularly those related to poor communities and segregated urban areas, the so-called "barrios" in Latin America.

Youth Gangs, Street Kids and the Malandros in Terms of New Models of Socialization and "Culture of Urgency." French [pdf]. English [pdf].


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