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Language and Citizenship in Japan

by Nanette Gottlieb

The relationship between language and citizenship in Japan has traditionally been regarded as a fixed tripartite: 'Japanese citizenship' means 'Japanese ethnicity,' which in turn means 'Japanese as one's first...


The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent

by Vivek Wadhwa & Alex Salkever

A 2012 ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR

Many of the United States’ most innovative entrepreneurs have been immigrants, from Andrew Carnegie, Alexander Graham Bell, and Charles Pfizer to Sergey Brin, Vinod Khosla,...


Migration in World History

by Patrick Manning

This fully revised and updated second edition of Migration in World History traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas.

Drawing on examples...


Minority Internal Migration in Europe

by Nissa Finney & Catney

This book brings together experts in the fields of migration, ethnicity and diversity from across Europe to examine patterns of residential mobility of minorities, and to synthesise key themes, theories and...


Migration and Its Enemies: Global Capital, Migrant Labour and the Nation-State

by Cohen

In this book Robin Cohen shows how the preferences, interests and actions of the three major social actors in international migration policy - global capital, migrant labour and national politicians - intersect...


Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent

by Matthew Carr

On the militarized Turkish-Greek border, Afghan migrants brave minefields to cross into Europe—only to be summarily ejected by Greek border guards. At Ceuta and Melilla, Spanish enclaves in North Africa, migrants...


Mexican Inclusion: The Origins of Anti-Discrimination Policy in Texas and the Southwest

by Matthew Gritter

Immigration across the US-Mexican border may currently be a hot topic, but it is hardly a new one. Labor issues and civil rights have been interwoven with the history of the region since at least the time of...


Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy

by Miguel Antonio Levario

As historian Miguel Antonio Levario explains in this timely book, current tensions and controversy over immigration and law enforcement issues centered on the US-Mexico border are only the latest evidence of...


Border Vigils: Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World

by Jeremy Harding

Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to...


The Myth of the Muslim Tide: Do Immigrants Threaten the West?

by Doug Saunders

From the author of prize-winning Arrival City, a controversial and long-overdue rejoinder to the excessive fears of an Islamic threat that have spread throughout America and Europe and threaten our basic values....


Mobilities and Health

by Anthony C. Gatrell

Drawing on three main disciplines, geography, sociology, and epidemiology, author Tony Gatrell makes strong connections between these areas of inquiry, drawing on (for example) social theorising, geographical...


The Politics of Proximity: Mobility and Immobility in Practice

by Giuseppina Pellegrino

This book analyses patterns of mobility in relation to new possibilities of organizing space, time, and proximity to others. Different phenomena - from memorial sites to migration, from urban mobility to mobile...


Rationalizing Migration Decisions: Labour Migrants in East and South-East Asia

by AKM Ahsan Ullah

Examining how migrants go about making the decision to migrate and how they rationalize their decision post-migration, this book draws on an innovative blend of statistical analysis and interviews with Bangladeshi...


Geographies of Rhythm: Nature, Place, Mobilities and Bodies

by Tim Edensor

In Rhythmanalysis, Henri Lefebvre put forward his ideas on the relationship between time and space, particularly how rhythms characterize space. Here, leading geographers are brought together to expand and advance...


The Dynamics of Migration, Health and Livelihoods: INDEPTH Network Perspectives

by Mark Collinson & Kubaje Adazu

Using INDEPTH's multi-site network to provide new demographic insights into population variables, this book focuses on migration and how it impacts on health and livelihoods in impoverished communities of the...


Mobility and Place: Enacting Northern European Peripheries

by Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt & Brynhild Granås

Focusing on the Northern European periphery, this book examines how people live in such remote spaces in an emerging global world of connectivity, interdependency, mobility and non-linear dynamics. It demonstrates...


Mobilizing Hospitality: The Ethics of Social Relations in a Mobile World

by Jennie Germann Molz & Sarah Gibson

Drawing on interdisciplinary research, this volume examines the intersection between mobility and hospitality, highlighting the issues that emerge as we encounter strangers in a mobile world. Through diverse...


The Health and Well-Being of Caribbean Immigrants in the United States

by Annette Mahoney

The Health and Well-Being of Caribbean Immigrants in the United States is a timely addition to the knowledge base concerning the integration of this population into the fabric of American society. On the eve...


Beside the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration Reform in a New Era of Globalization

by Pia M. Orrenius & Madeline Zavodny

Beside the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration Reform in a New Era of Globalization proposes a radical overhaul of current immigration policy designed to strengthen economic competitiveness and long-run growth. Pia...


Eternal Colonialism

by Russell Benjamin & Gregory O. Hall

This book examines 'eternal colonialism,' which describes policies designed by the Western world and United States to keep most of the world in a permanently subordinate political, economic, social, and military...