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Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

by Jack Knight

Questions of immigration and border enforcement practices are particularly salient in contemporary public discourse, and examinations of policy and practice bring forth new philosophical quandaries. Why the...


Australian Skilled Migration In a Nutshell

by Chee Min Ng

Australia continues to be a popular migration destination. In the first 15 years of the 21st century, 2.2 million people migrated to Australia with over 65% as skilled migrants. ​

This book provides essential...


Children of the Mediterranean: The Odyssey of the Unescorted Refugee Children

by Giota Tsarmpopoulou

A new-historical, realistic, social-political novel. A current, strong reference to the refugee crisis, which strikes the unescorted innocent refugee children.

At the beginning of the autumn of 2014, Leto, a...


Home: A Very Short Introduction

Tongue Shakers: Interviews and Narratives on Speaking Mother Tongue in a Multicultural Society

by Margie Shaheed

Tongue Shakers provides an inside look into the state of speaking mother tongue in America’s multicultural society. Through a series of interviews and first person narratives, the book uncovers the personal...


Why do Immigrants in the USA Speak with Foreign Accents?: SHORT STORY # 40.  Nonfiction series # 1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Many people sometimes are asking me: “Why do you speak with accent?” Indeed, why do I ? My children, who come with me, do not speak with accent. No one ever thought that they are not Americans. Why even...


The Politics of Immigration

The New Odyssey: The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis

by Patrick Kingsley

In the humane tradition of Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers comes a searing account of the international refugee crisis.

On the day of his son’s fourteenth birthday, Hashem al-Souki lay somewhere...


Migration and Mobility in the Modern Age: Refugees, Travelers, and Traffickers in Europe and Eurasia

by Anika Walke, Jan Musekamp & Nicole Svobodny

Combining methodological and theoretical approaches to migration and mobility studies with detailed analyses of historical, cultural, or social phenomena, the works collected here provide an interdisciplinary...


An Archipelago of Care: Filipino Migrants and Global Networks

by Deirdre McKay

Focusing on the experience of Filipino caregivers in London, some of whom are living and working illegally in their host country, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant workers must do to navigate their way in...


Rural Origins, City Lives: Class and Place in Contemporary China

by Roberta Zavoretti

Many of the millions of workers streaming in from rural China to jobs at urban factories soon find themselves in new kinds of poverty and oppression. Yet, their individual experiences are far more nuanced than...


Refugee Economies

Reassessing the Transnational Turn: Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies

by Constance Bantman & Bert Altena

This edited volume reassesses the ongoing transnational turn in anarchist and syndicalist studies. It presents and extends up-to-date research into several dynamic historiographic fields, and especially the...


On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

by Filiz Garip

Why do Mexicans migrate to the United States? Is there a typical Mexican migrant? Beginning in the 1970s, survey data indicated that the average migrant was a young, unmarried man who was poor, undereducated,...


The Other One Percent

Linguistic Rivalries

by Sonia N. Das

Linguistic Rivalries weaves together anthropological accounts of diaspora, nation, and empire to explore and analyze the multi-faceted processes of globalization characterizing the migration and social integration...


From Deportation to Prison

by Patrisia Macías-Rojas

Criminal prosecutions for immigration offenses have more than doubled over the last two decades, as national debates about immigration and criminal justice reforms became headline topics. What lies behind this...


We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative

by George J. Borjas

From “America’s leading immigration economist” (The Wall Street Journal), a refreshingly level-headed exploration of the effects of immigration.

We are a nation of immigrants, and we have always been concerned...


The Book of Isaias

by Daniel Connolly

**One of Southern Living's Best Books of 2016**

In a green town in the middle of America, a bright 18-year-old Hispanic student named Isaias Ramos sets out on the journey to college.

Isaias, who passed a prestigious...


The Bosnian Diaspora: Integration in Transnational Communities

by Marko Valenta & Sabrina P. Ramet

The Bosnian Diaspora: Integration in Transnational Communities provides a comprehensive insight into the situation of the Bosnian Diaspora, including not only experiences in 'western' countries, but also the...