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Religion Across Borders: Transnational Immigrant Networks

by Helen Rose Ebaugh & Janet Saltzman Chafetz

Religion Across Borders examines both personal and organizational networks that exist between members in U.S. immigrant religious communities and individuals and religious institutions left behind. Building...


The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail

by Oscar Martinez, Daniela Maria Ugaz & Francisco Goldman

One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many with broken ankles and other marks of abuse,...


Migration and Economy: Global and Local Dynamics

by Lillian Trager

Trager and her coauthors focus on migration not as a single event but as a dynamic process that responds to and is shaped by broader economic, cultural, and social forces. Individual essays consider issues of...


Immigrants and Race in the United States: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

by Philip Kretsedemas

This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a...


The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

by Martin Ruhs

Many low-income countries and development organizations are calling for greater liberalization of labor immigration policies in high-income countries. At the same time, human rights organizations and migrant...


Reporting at the Southern Borders: Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in the Us and the Eu: Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in

by Giovanna Dell'Orto & Vicki L. Birchfield

Undocumented immigration across the Mediterranean and the US-Mexican border is one of the most contested transatlantic public and political issues, raising fundamental questions about national identity, security...


Immigration and Social Policy in Britain

by Catherine Jones

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences....


Immigrants and Social Work: Thinking Beyond the Borders of the United States

by Diane Drachman & Ana Paulino

Explore an understudied but vital aspect of the immigration experience!

Until now, the American social work literature on immigration has emphasized one part of the migration process—the experiences of immigrants...


Being a Man in a Transnational World: The Masculinity and Sexuality of Migration: The Masculinity and Sexuality of Migration

by Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila

This book explores the masculinity and sexuality of migration, analyzing the complex processes of becoming a man and the strategies used by men to reconcile paradoxes and contradictions that co-exist between...


The Chinese in Silicon Valley: Globalization, Social Networks, and Ethnic Identity

by Bernard P. Wong

The Chinese in Silicon Valley examines the complex and ever-growing role of Chinese American scientists and engineers in Silicon Valley. Globalization brings workers from many different countries and cultures...


The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration: Principles and Challenges in America

by Edward J. Erler, John Marini & Thomas G. West

Working with the underlying premise that America's founding principles continue to be vital in the modern era, Erler, Marini, and West take a conservative look at immigration, one of today's most pressing political...


The American Dream Through the Eyes of Black African Immigrants in Texas

by Ami R. Moore

This book investigates whether black African immigrants in Texas are achieving the American dream. During interviews with Moore, they reported that their lives in the United States had been, at best, incomplete....


Geographies of Race and Food: Fields, Bodies, Markets

by Rachel Slocum & Arun Saldanha

This collection argues there is an unacknowledged racial dimension to the production and consumption of food under globalization. Building on case studies from across the world, it advances the conceptualization...


Rescripting Religion in the City: Migration and Religious Identity in the Modern Metropolis

by Jane Garnett & Alana Harris

Drawing on case studies of urban settings across the world, this book provides a more nuanced understanding of the religious identities of migrants within the 'modern metropolis', and makes a significant contribution...


Anthropology of Migration and Multi: New Directions

by Steven Vertovec

The field of anthropology of migration and multiculturalism is booming. Throughout its hundred-odd year history, studies of migration and diverse or 'plural' societies have arguably been both marginal and central...


Migrant Workers in Asia - Constable: Distant Divides, Intimate Connections

by Nicole Constable

This book provides rich and provocative comparative studies of South and Southeast Asian domestic workers who migrate to other parts of Asia. These studies range from Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore, to Yemen,...


Migrant Politics and Mobilisation: Exclusion, Engagements, Incorporation

by Davide Pero & John Solomos

In recent years immigration and the integration of migrants and minorities have become politicised in public and policy debates in Britain, the rest of Europe and the United States. In such debates, migrants...


New Perspectives on Gender and Migration: Livelihood, Rights and Entitlements

by Nicola Piper

This book discusses recent theoretical and empirical developments in international migration from a gender perspective. Its main objective is to analyse the diversification and stratification of gendered migratory...


Turkish Immigrants in Eu - Erzan: Determinants of Immigration and Integration

by Refik Erzan & Kemal Kirisci

This book provides an analytical contribution to the contested issues marking Turkish membership to the European Union.

On October 2005 Turkey started the accession process towards EU membership. Currently,...


Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care: Understanding Mobility and Absence in Family Life

by Loretta Baldassar & Laura Merla

Without denying the difficulties that confront migrants and their distant kin, this volume highlights the agency of family members in transnational processes of care, in an effort to acknowledge the transnational...