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Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition, Second Edition

by Sherrie Baver, Angelo Falcón & Gabriel Haslip-Viera

Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition, second edition, is the most comprehensive reader available on the experience of New York City's diverse Latino population. . . . The book brings together leading...


Latino Stars in Major League Baseball

by Jonathan Weeks

Some of the best players in Major League Baseball were born outside the United States, with Latino players representing one of the fastest growing ethnicities in the league. Current and former stars such as...


Twenty Years at Hull House

by Jane Addams

Hull-House is a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located in the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull-House opened its doors to the...


Getting the Teachers We Need: International Perspectives on Teacher Education

by Sharon Feiman-Nemser & Miriam Ben-Peretz

This book offers engaging, thoughtful, and sometimes provocative ways of engaging in the debate around what is and can be in teacher education.


Getting the Teachers We Need

by Sharon Feiman-Nemser & Miriam Ben-Peretz

Teacher education faces challenges that are immediate and demanding. Adapting teacher education to the changing needs of educational systems is an imperative. This book offers engaging, thoughtful, and sometimes...


A Nation of Immigrants

by John F. Kennedy

Throughout his presidency, John F. Kennedy was passionate about the issue of immigration reform. He believed that America is a nation of people who value both tradition and the exploration of new frontiers,...


On The Border Of A Dream: One Mexican Boy's Journey Of Becoming An American Surgeon

by Edgar H Hernandez

"On the Border of a Dream" is an eye-opening and uplifting memoir that tells the true story of a boy from rural Mexico who, at a young age, sets his mind to becoming a pioneering surgeon in the USA. The memoir...


Adela Sloss-Vento: Writer, Political Activist, and Civil Rights Pioneer

by Arnoldo Carlos Vento

The book is a socio-political probe into South Texas society’s politics of exclusion, exploitation, immigration, and political cronyism. It chronicles the life of Adela Sloss-Vento for economic, social, and...


Adela Sloss-Vento

by Arnoldo Carlos Vento

This work probes into the socio-political and cultural setting in South Texas (1915-1992) via data found in the private archival collection of Adela Sloss-Vento; it focuses on her role as an activist, writer...


Strangers in the Kingdom

by Rupen Das & Brent Hamoud

Today’s refugee crisis has engulfed public policy and politics in countries around the world, deeply dividing communities. With increased migration many fear terrorism, crime and a dilution of their perceived...


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...


Migrating borders and moving times

by Hastings Donnan, Madeleine Hurd & Carolin Leutloff-Grandits

Migrating borders and moving timesanalyses migrant border crossings in relation to their everyday experiences of time and connects these to wider social and political structures. Sometimes border crossing takes...


On The Border Of A Dream

by Edgar H Hernandez

"On the Border of a Dream" is an eye-opening and uplifting memoir that tells the true story of a boy from rural Mexico who, at a young age, sets his mind to becoming a pioneering surgeon in the USA. The memoir...


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': Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp

by Calais Writers

A collection of stories by refugees in the former Calais camp which describe their lives in the camp and their thoughts on the future.


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...


The Mess We're In: Managing the Refugee Crisis

by Andrew Bennetts

Detailing the issues of the global refugee crisis is easy, finding a workable solution is not.

The global refugee crisis is not simple and must be thoroughly understood in order to find the best way forward....


The Mess We're In

by Andrew Bennetts

Detailing the issues of the global refugee crisis is easy, finding a workable solution is not.

The global refugee crisis is not simple and must be thoroughly understood in order to find the best way forward....


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...