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2017 Loza, Oralia, Ernesto Castañeda, and Brian Diedrich.* “Substance Use by Immigrant Generation in a U.S.-Mexico Border City.” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Volume 19, Number 5, pp. 1132-1139.

2014. Siorda, Carlos, Curtis Smith, and Ernesto Castañeda. “A Geographically-aware Multilevel Analysis on the Association between Atmospheric Temperature and the Emergency and Transitional Shelter Population.” Human Geographies. Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 5-16 (lead article). (accessible via )(or open access here)

2014. Castañeda, Ernesto, Jonathan Klassen, and Curtis Smith. “Disparities in Hispanic and non-Hispanic Homeless Populations in the El Paso, Texas.” Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. Volume 36, Number 4, pp 488-505. (published paper here)

2014 Castañeda, Ernesto, Maria Cristina Morales, and Olga Ochoa. “Transnational Behavior in Comparative Perspective: The Relationship between Immigrant Integration and Transnationalism in New York, El Paso, and Paris.” Comparative Migration Studies. Volume 2, Number 3, pp. 305-334.(paper here)

2014. 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) 

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. (paper here)

 2013.* Mata, Holly, Maria Flores, Ernesto Castañeda, William Medina-Jerez, Josue Lachica, Curtis Smith, and Hector Olvera. “Health, Hope, and Human Development: Building Capacity in Public Housing Communities on the U.S.–Mexico border.” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Volume 24, Number 4, pp. 1432-1439. (paper 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. (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.

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