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Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy

by Sasha Polakow-Suransky

What if the new far right poses a graver threat to liberal democracy than jihadists or mass migration?

Brexit and Donald Trump's victory were just the beginning--and Marine Le Pen's defeat does not signal a turning...

World of Walls

by Said Saddiki

"We’re going to build a wall.”

Borders have been drawn since the beginning of time, but in recent years artificial barriers have become increasingly significant to the political conversation across the world....

Immigrant City

by Donald B. Cole

The violence and radicalism connected with the Industrial Workers of the World textile strike of 1912 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, left the popular impression that Lawrence was a slum-ridden city inhabited by...

Porous Borders

by Julian Lim

With the railroad's arrival in the late nineteenth century, immigrants of all colors rushed to the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, transforming the region into a booming international hub of economic and human activity....

Why Do You Want To Come To America

by Eric Reese

The question of why people want to immigrate to the United States is answered in this insightful and compelling paper on the subject, Why do you want to come to America? As refugees and migrants continue to...

Debating Immigration in the Age of Terrorism, Polarization, and Trump

by Joshua Woods & C. Damien Arthur

This book offers a broad interdisciplinary approach to the changes in the U.S. immigration debate before and after 9/11. A nation’s reaction to foreigners has as much to do with sociology as it does with political...

Language, Education and Neoliberalism

by Mi-Cha Flubacher & Alfonso Del Percio

This edited volume presents an empirical account of how neoliberal ideas are adopted on the ground by different actors in different educational settings, from bilingual education in the US, to migrant work...

Your Heart is the Size of Your Fist

by Martina Scholtens

An absorbing and touching read, this collection of true stories is the first book by a Canadian doctor on the topic of refugee health.

Your Heart Is the Size of Your Fist draws readers into the complicated, poignant,...

Undocumented and in College

by Terry-Ann Jones & Laura Nichols

The current daily experiences of undocumented students as they navigate the processes of entering and then thriving in Jesuit colleges are explored alongside an investigation of the knowledge and attitudes among...


by Erika Schelby

As a German-American explores the colorful landscape of the American Southwest, its adventure-rich past, and the roles played by Humboldt and a handful of German participants and immigrant soldiers come alive. ...

Go Home!

by Rodney Barker

Public and political life can no longer be seen as simply the pursuit of material gain or even as the struggle for enough food and shelter by which to live. The interests people pursue are shaped by the identities...

Taking Chinese to the World

by Wei Ye

In this book the author explores the work and living experiences of Confucius Institute Chinese teachers (CICTs) in the UK, how they interpret and make sense of their sojourning experience, and how this context...

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life

by Lauren Markham

The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California—fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong.

Growing up in rural El Salvador in the wake...

No Refuge for Women

by Maria von Welser

  • Interest in the plight of refugees is at an all-time high as US borders are closing to those most in need of refuge
  • The UN Refugee Agency reported that in 2015, only 18 percent women of refugees and migrants...

  • European Angst

    by Goethe & Institut

    What is ‘European Angst’? Is it the extension of ‘German Angst’ to a whole continent? The latter term is often used disparagingly to describe the German tendency to problematise, weigh up and hesitate,...

    Sociology and Social Policy

    by Herbert J. Gans

    This collection of recent essays by the influential sociologist Herbert J. Gans brings together the many themes of Gans's wide-ranging career to make the case for a policy-oriented vision of sociology. Sociology...

    The Last Christians

    by Andreas Knapp & Sharon Howe

    A Westerner’s travels among the persecuted and displaced Christian remnant in Iraq and Syria teach him much about faith under fire.

    Inside Syria and Iraq, and even along the refugee trail, they’re a religious...

    Uprooting Racism - 4th edition

    by Paul Kivel

    In 2016, the president-elect of the United States openly called for segregation and deportation based on race and religion. Meanwhile, inequalities in education, housing, health care, and the job market continue...

    Uprooting Racism - 4th edition

    by Paul Kivel

    There’s a long tradition of white people opposing racism—but there are also many excuses we give for not getting involved. Now in a fully updated 4th edition, Uprooting Racism is the supportive, practical...

    Mobility between Africa, Asia and Latin America

    by Ute Röschenthaler & Alessandro Jedlowski

    • A comprehensive and far-reaching study of South-South mobility, one of the key emerging areas of research within the social sciences.
    • Incorporates a diverse array of original case studies and rich empirical detail...