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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...


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

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

What is a Refugee?

by William Maley

With the arrival in Europe of over a million refugees and asylum seekers in 2015, a sense of panic began to spread within the continent and beyond. What is a Refugee? puts these developments into historical...


The Refugee Crisis and Religion

by Luca Mavelli & Erin Wilson

The current refugee crisis sweeping Europe, and much of the world, closely intersects with largely neglected questions of religion. Moving beyond discussions of religious differences, what can we learn about...


Language, Identity and Education on the Arabian Peninsula

by Louisa Buckingham

This collection examines the urban multilingual realities of inhabitants of the Arabian Peninsula in the early 21st century from the perspectives of learners, teachers and researchers. Focusing on both public...


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...


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

Global Africans: Race, Ethnicity and Shifting Identities

by Toyin Falola & Cacee Hoyer

"Black," "African," "African descendant" and "of African heritage," are just some of the ways Africans and Africans in the diaspora (both old and new) describe themselves. This volume examines concepts of race,...


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...


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...