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Home: A Very Short Introduction

The Politics of Immigration

Refugee Economies

The Other One Percent

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,...


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

A Fall 2016 Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Okra Pick

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...


Culture and Emotional Economy of Migration

by Badri Narayan

This book studies how the act of migration is a motivating constituent in the production of popular culture in both the homeland and the destination. It looks at the formations of cultures in the process of...


Migration and Rural Development in Lesotho

by Anna Rocchi & Pietro Del Sette

In the last decades of the 20th century, about half of the adult male population of Lesotho migrated on a temporary basis to South Africa to work predominantly in gold mines as well as in other sectors. As such,...


From Alba to Aotearoa: Profiling New Zealand's Scots Migrants 1840-1920

by Rebecca Lenihan

Scots made up nearly 20 percent of the immigrant population of New Zealand to 1920, yet until the past few years the exact origins of New Zealand's Scots migrants have remained blurred. From Alba to Aotearoa...


Making Home in Diasporic Communities: Transnational belonging amongst Filipina migrants

by Diane Sabenacio Nititham

Making Home in Diasporic Communities demonstrates the global scope of the Filipino diaspora, engaging wider scholarship on globalisation and the ways in which the dynamics of nation-state institutions, labour...


The Famine Ships

by Edward Laxton

Between 1846 and 1851 more than a million Irish people, the famine claimed a million lives. The Famine Ships tells the sory of the courage and determination of those who crossed the Atlantic in leaky, overcrowded...


The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression: Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong

by Hans J. Ladegaard

Drawing on a large corpus of narratives recorded at a church shelter for abused domestic helpers in Hong Kong, this monograph explores how the women discursively construct themselves in sharing sessions with...


Scottish Migration Since 1750: Reasons and Results

by James C. Docherty

This work explains Scotland’s population and migration history using new methods and unpublished sources. It surveys migration to England, Canada, United States, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand to...


Theory of the Border

New Policies for the Part-time and Contingent Workforce

by Virginia L. DuRivage

While much attention has been focused on the rise of the modern Chinese nation, little or none has been directed at the emergence of "citizenry". This book examines thinkers from the period 1890-1920 in modern...


Russian Traditional Culture: Religion, Gender and Customary Law: Religion, Gender and Customary Law

by Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer & Ronald Radzai

The resurgence of national and historical awareness among the people of what was once the USSR has been nowhere stronger than among the Russians themselves. Some of the larger projects of rediscovery amount...


The 1992 Project and the Future of Integration in Europe

by Dale L. Smith & James Lee Ray

The term "1992 Project" refers to the portion of the 1987 Single European Act that commits the European Community to the completion of a single integrated market by 1992. The project has brought about a dramatic...


Immigrant and Refugee Children and Families: Culturally Responsive Practice

by Alan Dettlaff & Rowena Fong

Designed for students of social work, public policy, ethnic studies, community development, and migration studies, this textbook provides the best knowledge for culturally responsive practice with immigrant...


The Politics of Dependency: US Reliance on Mexican Oil and Farm Labor

by Martha Menchaca

The United States and Mexico trade many commodities, the most important of which are indispensable sources of energy-crude oil and agricultural labor. Mexican oil and workers provide cheap and reliable energy...