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Trading Barriers

by Margaret E. Peters

Why have countries increasingly restricted immigration even when they have opened their markets to foreign competition through trade or allowed their firms to move jobs overseas? In Trading Barriers, Margaret...


Providing Health Care in the Context of Language Barriers

by Elizabeth A. Jacobs & Lisa C. Diamond

Global migration continues to increase, and with it comes increasing linguistic diversity. This presents obvious challenges for both healthcare provider and patient, and the chapters in this volume represent...


Voices from the 'Jungle'

by Calais Writers

Often called the ‘Jungle’, the refugee camp near Calais in Northern France epitomises for many the suffering, uncertainty and violence which characterises the situation of refugees in Europe today. But the...


The Daily Lives of Muslims

by Nilüfer GÖLE & Jacqueline Lerescu

For many in the West, Islam has become a byword for ‘terrorism’. From 9/11 to the Paris attacks, our headlines are dominated by images of violence and extremism. Now, as the Western world struggles to cope...


Asylum after Empire

by Lucy Mayblin

Asylum seekers are not welcome in Europe. But why is that the case? For many scholars, the policies have become more restrictive over recent decades because the asylum seekers have changed. This change is often...


Remade in France

by Valérie Saugera

Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French chronicles the current status of French Anglicisms, a popular topic in the history of the French language and a compelling example of the...


There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration

by Ali Noorani & Juan Williams

This compelling approach to the immigration debate takes the reader behind the blaring headlines and into communities grappling with the reality of new immigrants and the changing nature of American identity....


Go Home!

by Hannah Jones, Yasmin Gunaratnam, Gargi Bhattacharyya & William Davies et al.

In July 2013, the UK government arranged for a van to drive through parts of London carrying the message 'In the UK illegally? GO HOME or face arrest.' This book tells the story of what happened next. The vans...


For Love of the Dollar

by J.M. Servin, Anthony Seidman & David Lida

For Love of the Dollar is a young writer’s tale of ambitions undermined by economic forces, racial divides and artistic hubris. Hilarious, irreverent, even cynical, Servín worked in kitchens, gas stations,...


Surviving Remnant

by Hanna Perlstein Marcus

Set in the deteriorating north end of Springfield, Massachusetts in the 1950s and early 60s, Surviving Remnant is Hanna Perlstein Marcus' sequel to her award-winning memoir, Sidonia's Thread. In Surviving Remnant,...


Ideology, Ethics and Policy Development in Public Service Interpreting and Translation

by Carmen Valero-Garcés & Rebecca Tipton

This edited collection brings together new research on public service interpreting and translation (PSIT) with a focus on ideology, ethics and policy development. The contributions provide fresh theoretical...


Beyond Expectations

by Onoso Imoagene

In Beyond Expectations, Onoso Imoagene delves into the multifaceted identities of second-generation Nigerian adults in the United States and Britain. She argues that they conceive of an alternative notion...


The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

by Patricia Illingworth & Wendy E. Parmet

Immigration and health care are hotly debated and contentious issues. Policies that relate to both issues—to the health of newcomers—often reflect misimpressions about immigrants, and their impact on health...


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...


The English diaspora in North America

by Tanja Bueltmann & Donald M. MacRaild

Ethnic associations once were vibrant features of societies, such as the United States and Canada, which attracted large numbers of immigrants. While the transplanted cultural lives of the Irish, Scots, and...


Engaging Superdiversity

by Karel Arnaut, Martha Sif Karrebæk, Dr. Massimiliano Spotti & Dr. Jan Blommaert

This book is the fruition of five years’ work in exploring the idea of superdiversity. The editors argue that sociolinguistic superdiversity could be a source of inspiration to a wide range of post-structuralist,...


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

Choreographies of Resistance

by Tarja Väyrynen, Eeva Puumala, Samu Pehkonen & Anitta Kynsilehto et al.

Choreographies of Resistance examines bodies and their capacity for obstructive and resistant action in places and spaces where we do not expect to see it. Drawing on empirical research that considers cases...