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Forced to Flee: Human Rights and Human Wrongs in Refugee Homelands

by Van Peter W. Arsdale

Author Peter W. Van Arsdale presents first-hand fieldwork conducted over a 30-year span in six refugee homelands ranging from Sudan to Bosnia. This expert research bridges the emergent refugee and human rights...


Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

by Nilda Flores-Gonzalez & Anna Romina Guevarra

Interdisciplinary perspectives on an underrepresented labor force


Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Asia Pacific Region

by Angus Francis & Rowena Maguire

This book explores regional developments in the enforcement of international refugee protection and displaced persons protection in the Asia Pacific region. Drawing on their expertise across a number of jurisdictions,...


Narrative and Violence: Ways of Suffering amongst Iranian Men in Diaspora

by Mammad Aidani

Based on rich empirical information drawn from the UK and Australia, Narrative and Violence investigates ways in which the lives of Iranians living in the Diaspora are affected by the understanding of Iran in...


Managing Migration: The Promise of Cooperation

by Susan F. Martin, Philip L. Martin & Patrick Weil

Managing Migration presents the valuable results of the Cooperative Efforts to Manage Emigration project, a bottom-up effort to identify models and best practices for spurring economic development and respect...


Local Citizenship in Recent Countries of Immigration: Japan in Comparative Perspective

by Takeyuki Tsuda

Since the late 1980s, Japan has been experiencing significant levels of immigration primarily from Asian and Latin American countries due to severe domestic labor shortages. Local Citizenship in Recent Countries...


Dialogues on Migration Policy

by Marco Giugni & Florence Passy

Dialogues on Migration Policy brings together leading American and European scholars of immigration politics to address migration policy. Editors Marco Giugni and Florence Passy's aim to present a number of...


Undocumented Dominican Migration

by Frank Graziano

Undocumented Dominican Migration is the first comprehensive study of boat migration from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico. It brings together the interactive global, cultural, and personal factors that...


Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and America

by Alvaro Vargas Llosa

The recent reawakening of the debate about migration in the new millennium has evoked intense emotion, particularly in the United States and Europe, and Global Crossings cuts through the jungle of myth, falsehood,...


Dirty Work: Immigrants in Domestic Service, Agriculture, and Prostitution in Sicily

by Jeffrey E. Cole & Sally S. Booth

Dirty Work explores the lives and work of recent immigrants from Africa, Asia, and elsewhere to the southern Italian region of Sicily. Using extensive research, Cole and Booth focus on the experiences of foreigners...


Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

by Linda Allegro & Andrew Grant Wood

New perspectives on Latin American migration to the interior United States


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.


With Axe and Bible: The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874

by Lucille H. Campey

Lucille H. Campey traces the progress of Scottish colonization and its ramifications for New Brunswick's early development. This book is a must for genealogists.


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...