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Little Ethiopia of the Pacific Northwest

by Joseph W. Scott & Solomon A. Getahun

This book tells the story of the Ethiopian community started in Seattle by college students who came to the city during the Ethiopian revolution of 1974, but were unable to return. These stranded students became...


To the Ends of the Earth: Northern Soul and Southern Nights in Western Australia

by Paul Mercieca, Anne Chapman & Marnie O'Neill

Northern Soul is a cultural phenomenon twice removed from its original source in Britain in the late 1960s. By giving voice to the members of this scene, this book explores theories about how identity and cultural...


Romanians in Western Europe: Migration, Status Dilemmas, and Transnational Connections

by Remus Gabriel Anghel

This book analyzes the Romanian migration that has developed in recent years as one of the largest migration waves in Europe. By comparing two migrant groups in Italy and Germany, this analysis reveals the ways...


Migration-Trust Networks: Social Cohesion in Mexican US-Bound Emigration

by Nadia Yamel Flores-Yeffal

In an important new application of sociological theories, Nadia Y. Flores-Yeffal offers fresh insights into the ways in which social networks function among immigrants who arrive in the United States from Mexico...


The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration

by David Bacon

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States

 

People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that...


Boxing for Cuba: An Immigrant's Story

by Guillermo Vicente Vidal

A poignant memoir of a Cuban immigrant who overcomes great obstacles and personal turmoil to succeed in America.


The Comfort of Strangers

by Jinmi Adisa & Heinz Küll

The Comfort of Strangers gives detailed information on the background to the Rwandan refugee problem and a vivid portrayal of the effects of the mass exodus of Rwandans into Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Zaire....


On the Crofter's Trail

by David Craig

In the Clearances of the 19th century, crofts - once the mainstay of Highland life in Scotland - were swept away as the land was put over to sheep grazing. Many of the people of the Highlands and islands of...


Living "Illegal": The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration

by Marie Friedmann Marquardt, Timothy J Steigenga & Philip J. Williams

In June 2012, President Obama’s executive order enforcing parts of the Dream Act and the Supreme Court’s decision to block components of Arizona’s draconian immigration law propelled the immigration debate...


The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-war Immigration

by David Goodhart

One of Britain's most influential centre-left thinkers examines UK immigration policy and argues that there have been unforeseen consequences which urgently need to be addressed.

In The British Dream, David Goodhart...


Hope and Glory: Epic Stories of Empire and Commonwealth

by Melissa Blackburn, Steve Humphries & Nick Maddocks

This work covers tales from local people whose journey through life has taken them from their homeland to Britain as well as those who left the Southwest for a life overseas. Testimonies and reconstructions...


Golden Dragon and Purple Phoenix: The Chinese and Their Multi-Ethnic Descendants in Southeast Asia

by KHOON CHOY LEE

News & media coverage!

Many books have been written about the Chinese in Southeast Asia, but very few, if any, are written specifically about the...


And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border

by David Neiwert

A work of literary true crime that captures the terrifying world of the right wing border patrol movement.


The Winged Seed: A Remembrance

by Li-Young Lee

A reissue of acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee's heart-wrenching memoir, with a new foreword by the author and never-before-seen photos.


Sikhs in Europe: Migration, Identities and Representations

by Knut A. Jacobsen & Kristina Myrvold

Sikhs in Europe are neglected in the study of religions and migrant groups: previous studies have focused on the history, culture and religious practices of Sikhs in North America and the UK, but few have focused...


Mobility, Markets and Indigenous Socialities: Contemporary Migration in the Peruvian Andes

by Cecilie Vindal Ødegaard

Exploring how people from Andean communities seek progress and social mobility by moving to the cities, Cecilie Ødegaard demonstrates the changing significance of kinship, reciprocity and ritual in an urban...


Eastern European Immigrant Families

by Mihaela Robila

Immigration from Eastern Europe to the United States has grown significantly in the last few decades. While Asian and Latin American immigrations have been central to the discourse of migration to the US, the...


Chinese Americans and Their Immigrant Parents: Conflict, Identity, and Values

by Terry S Trepper & May Tung

Based on culture-related themes derived from the author's psychotherapeutic work with young Chinese-American professionals, this important book connects personal problems and conditions to specific sources in...


African Immigrants in a Diverse United States

by Edward Lama Wonkeryor

Provides an overview of the involuntary and voluntary immigration of people of African nativity to the United States, a discussion of the pre- and post-1960 African immigrant experience, and includes statistics...


Purple Heart

by Andrew Fiu

An affecting, insightful and warm memoir of growing up Samoan in New Zealand — and of coping with heart disease. Andrew Fiu came to Ponsonby, Auckland as a three-year-old, part of the wave of immigration from...