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Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, January 1873 - June 1873

by Ira A. Glazier

This series on Emigration from the United Kingdom to America concentrates on U.K. emigration in the period 1870-1897, listing migrants from the U.K. who arrived in New York. The original passenger lists transcribed...


Engaging the Diaspora: Migration and African Families

by Pauline Ada Uwakweh, Jerono P. Rotich & Comfort O. Okpala

Considering the intensifying wave of migration across the globe, Engaging the Diaspora: Migration and African Families is a timely endeavor. It engages the scholar and facilitates critical re-assessment of African...


Migration to and from Taiwan

by Kuei-fen Chiu, Dafydd Fell & Lin Ping

Migration has transformed Taiwanese society in the last 20 years. The main inflows have been temporary workers from Southeast Asian countries and female spouses from Southeast Asia and China marrying Taiwanese...


The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

by Simone Cinotto

The invention of Italian food culture in America ---- Best Food Books 2014 - The Atlantic


The Floating Island Plays

by Eduardo Machado

Includes The Modern Ladies of Guanabacoa, Fabiola, In the Eye of the Hurricane and Broken Eggs.


Lifestyle Mobilities: Intersections of Travel, Leisure and Migration

by Tara Duncan & Scott A. Cohen

This book highlights the crossroads between concepts of lifestyle and the growing body of work on 'mobilities'. The study of lifestyle offers a lens through which to study the kinds of moorings, dwellings, repetitions...


Pupil Disaffection in Schools: Bad Boys and Hard Girls

by Sarah Swann

Sarah Swann provides a fresh approach to examining the long-standing debates over disaffection, and in particular social class differences in educational achievement, through a mixed methods methodology and...


Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories

by Roni Berger

“I felt like an alien who fell down to earth, not understanding the rules of the game, making all the possible mistakes, saying all the wrong things.”

“Your whole life is in the hands of other people who...


Dreaming Mobility and Buying Vulnerability: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India

by S. Irudaya Rajan, V. J. Varghese & M. S. Jayakumar

In the alarming contemporary context of widespread corruption and fraudulence in the overseas labour recruitment system in India, this book attempts to understand the institution of emigration governance and...


Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change: Realities, Conflict and Change

by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio

Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change explores the intersection of gender, migration, and rurality in 21st-century Western and non-Western contexts. In a world where heightened globalization...


Whiteness Fractured

by Cynthia Levine-Rasky

Whiteness Fractured examines the many ways in which whiteness is conceptualized today and how it is understood to operate and to effect social relationships. Exploring the intersections between whiteness, social...


Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, July 1872 - December 1872

by Ira A. Glazier

This series on Emigration from the United Kingdom to America concentrates on U.K. emigration in the period 1870-1897, listing migrants from the U.K. who arrived in New York. The original passenger lists transcribed...


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,...


Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America

by Abigail Thernstrom & Stephan Thernstrom

Twenty-five essays covering a range of areas from religion and immigration to family structure and crime examine America's changing racial and ethnic scene. They clearly show that old civil rights strategies...


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....