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Home Again: Stories of Migration and Return

by Celia Sorhaindo & Polly Pattullo

What happens when people return to the land of their birth after decades away? The migrants' journey is a well-told story but much less is known about those who return. Why do they go back? What is it like to...


The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens

by Brooke Hauser

Some walked across deserts and mountains to get here. Others flew in on planes. One arrived after escaping in a suitcase. And some won’t say how they got here.

These are “the new kids”: new to America...


The Ethnic Penalty: Immigration, Education and the Labour Market

by Hasmath

The Ethnic Penalty argues that a penalty has impeded the occupational success of ethnic minorities during the job search, hiring and promotion process. In this context, the book examines whether explanatory...


Migrants and Cities: The Accommodation of Migrant Organizations in Europe

by Fauser

Offering comprehensive empirical insights both from recent sites of immigration in Southern Europe, as well as from places of more established immigration in the north, Migrants and Cities examines the accommodation...


Cultures of Migration: The Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility

by Jeffrey H. Cohen & Ibrahim Sirkeci

Around the globe, people leave their homes to better themselves, to satisfy needs, and to care for their families. They also migrate to escape undesirable conditions, ranging from a lack of economic opportunities...


Guest Workers and Resistance to U.S. Corporate Despotism

by Immanuel Ness

Political scientist Immanuel Ness thoroughly investigates the use of guest workers in the United States, the largest recipient of migrant labor in the world. Ness argues that the use of migrant labor is increasing...


Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations: Looking Through the Lens of Social Inclusion

by Mansouri & Lobo

Presenting the latest empirical research from Australia and engaging with contemporary global debates on questions of identity, citizenship, intercultural relations and social inclusion, this book unsettles...


Apartheid Vertigo: The Rise in Discrimination Against Africans in South Africa

by M. Matsinhe

Apartheid vertigo, the dizzying sensation following prolonged oppression and delusions of skin colour, is the focus of this book. Drawing on evidence from interviews, observation, press articles, reports, research...


Managing Cultural Change: Reclaiming Synchronicity in a Mobile World

by Butcher

Despite decades of policy interventions and awareness raising programmes, migration and mobility continue to give rise to tensions and questions of how to live together in a culturally diverse world. Presenting...


Ethnicity and Education in England and Europe: Gangstas, Geeks and Gorjas

by Law & Swann

Presenting comparative, cross-national analyses of ethnic inequalities and policy interventions, Ethnicity and Education in England and Europe makes a significant contribution to debates in the fields of migration,...


Toward A Better Life: America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words From Ellis Island to the Present

by Peter Morton Coan

This book offers a balanced, poignant, and often moving portrait of America’s immigrants over more than a century. The author has organized the book by decades so that readers can easily find the time period...


Transnational Migration, Media and Identity of Asian Women

by Youna Kim

This book explores the unstudied nature of diaspora among young Korean, Japanese and Chinese women living and studying in the West. Why do women move? What are the actual conditions of their transnational lives?...


Living "Illegal": The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration

by Marie Marquardt & Timothy Steigenga

Today’s polarized debates over immigration revolve around a set of one-dimensional characters and unchallenged stereotypes. Yet the resulting policy prescriptions, not least of them Arizona’s draconian new...


Hispanic Immigrant Literature: El Sueno del Retorno

by Nicolás| Kanellos

Immigration has been one of the basic realities of life for Latino communities in the United States since the nineteenth century. It is one of the most important themes in Hispanic literature, and it has given...


Contemporary Migration to South Africa

by Aurelia Segatti & Loren Landau

Building on global interest in migration development, the volume draws attention to one of the most important migration systems in sub-Saharan Africa. It reviews South Africa's approach to international migration...


The Next Wave: On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits

by Catherine Herridge

TERROR WALKS AMONG US. Born here, raised here, plotting here, the terrorists of al Qaeda 2.0 aim to kill Americans. And our government helps.

 

Who are the recruits for the next wave? They live next door.

A radicalized...


The Chinese/Vietnamese Diaspora: Revisiting the Boat People

by Yuk Wah Chan

Over three decades have passed since the first wave of Indochinese refugees left their homelands. These refugees, mainly the Vietnamese, fled from war and strife in search of a better life elsewhere. By investigating...


Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture

by William R. Leach

This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being,...


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

by Nobil Ahmad

Challenging the received idea that labour migration is driven purely by rational economic forces, Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration draws upon psychoanalytic social theory to examine the roles of...


Diversity, Standardization and Social Transformation: Gender, Ethnicity and Inequality in Europe

by Koch & McMillan

Arranged around the themes of theorizing and policy-making, race, ethnicity and religion, gender, and class, inequality and welfare, this book addresses the question of whether the European Union tends towards...