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Ex-Centric Migrations: Europe and the Maghreb in Mediterranean Cinema, Literature, and Music

by Hakim Abderrezak

Ex-Centric Migrations examines cinematic, literary, and musical representations of migrants and migratory trends in the western Mediterranean. Focusing primarily on clandestine sea-crossings, Hakim Abderrezak...


Moving Romans

The Black Maria

by Aracelis Girmay

Timely and necessary poems investigate the historical and current realities of blackness in America, elegizing and celebrating human life.


Mexican Migration to the United States: Perspectives From Both Sides of the Border

by Harriett D. Romo & Olivia Mogollon-Lopez

Borderlands migration has been the subject of considerable study, but the authorship has usually reflected a north-of-the-border perspective only. Gathering a transnational group of prominent researchers, including...


Captivity Beyond Prisons: Criminalization Experiences of Latina (Im)migrants

by Martha D. Escobar

Today the United States leads the world in incarceration rates. The country increasingly relies on the prison system as a "fix" for the regulation of societal issues. Captivity Beyond Prisons is the first full-length...


The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World

by Tara Zahra

“With a combination of deft historical analysis, sparkling prose, and careful attention to individual stories, both poignant and instructive, The Great Departure is brimming with important and suggestive lessons...


Detaining the Immigrant Other

Xaripu Community across Borders, The: Labor Migration, Community, and Family

by Manuel Barajas

During the past three decades there have been many studies of transnational migration. Most of the scholarship has focused on one side of the border, one area of labor incorporation, one generation of migrants,...


Barrio Boy: 40th Anniversary Edition

by Ernesto Galarza & Stavans

Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy's journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades...


Managing Ethnic Diversity: Meanings and Practices from an International Perspective

by Reza Hasmath

The management of ethnic diversity has become a topical and often controversial subject in recent times, with much debate surrounding multiculturalism as a systematic and comprehensive response for dealing with...


Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage: Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe

by Perla Innocenti

This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking...


The Immigrant Other

by Greg Lamphear, Rich Furman & Douglas Epps

Absent from the debate over immigration policy is an unambiguous portrait of that policy's effect on human lives. Each chapter in this anthology pairs a description of specific state, national, and transnational...


Irregular Migrant Domestic Workers in Europe: Who Cares?

by Anna Triandafyllidou

With specific attention to irregular migrant workers - that is to say, those without legal permits to stay in the countries in which they work - this volume focuses on domestic work, presenting studies from...


Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration: Human Smuggling from Pakistan to Europe

by Ali Nobil Ahmad

Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration makes use of extensive new empirical material to explore the phenomena of migration, human smuggling and illegal work, in order to develop a compelling account of...


Media in Motion: Cultural Complexity and Migration in the Nordic Region

by Elisabeth Eide & Kaarina Nikunen

Owing to increased migration dating from the 1990s, Nordic countries have gone through substantial cultural and social changes, resulting in increased debate surrounding the politics of multiculturalism. One...


Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes

by Diane Sabenacio Nititham & Rebecca Boyd

Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary...


Migration and Religion in Europe: Comparative Perspectives on South Asian Experiences

by Ester Gallo

Religious practices and their transformation are crucial elements of migrants' identities and are increasingly politicized by national governments in the light of perceived threats to national identity. As new...


Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation: Ireland in Europe and the World

by Bryan Fanning & Ronaldo Munck

In the space of around ten years Ireland went from being a traditional labour exporter to a leading European economy, and thus an attractive destination for immigrants from Eastern Europe and further afield....


Qualitative Methods in Migration Studies: A Critical Realist Perspective

by Theodoros Iosifides

Recent years have witnessed growing interest in a series of issues related to migration, including identity formation and change, the role of social capital and social networks, ethnic discrimination, racism...


Asylum-Seeking, Migration and Church

by Susanna Snyder

Asylum-Seeking, Migration and Church addresses one of the most pressing issues confronting contemporary society. How are we to engage with migrants? Drawing on studies of church engagement with asylum seekers...