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The Border Multiple: The Practicing of Borders between Public Policy and Everyday Life in a Re-scaling Europe

by Dorte Jagetic Andersen & Martin Klatt

Addressing and conceptualizing the changing character of borders in contemporary Europe, this book examines developments occurring in the light of European integration processes and an on-going tightening of...


Never Look Back: The Jewish Refugee Children in Great Britain, 1938-1945

by Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz

Between December 1938 and September 1939, nearly ten thousand refugee children from Central Europe, mostly Jewish, found refuge from Nazism in Great Britain. This was known as the Kindertransport movement, in...


Sanctuary? (Routledge Revivals): Remembering Postwar Immigration

by Catherine Panich

In the ten years immediately following the Second World War, some 170 000 immigrants from Europe and Britain arrived in Australia. First published in 1988, this unique book recreates the experiences of those...


Imperial Immigrants: The Scottish Settlers in the Upper Ottawa Valley, 1815-1840

by Michael E. E. Vance

Between 1815 and 1832, Great Britain settled more than 3,500 individuals, mostly from the Scottish Lowlands, in the Ottawa Valley. These government-assisted emigrations, which began immediately after the Napoleonic...


The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream

by Mark Rawitsch

In 1915, Jukichi and Ken Harada purchased a house on Lemon Street in Riverside, California. Close to their restaurant, church, and children’s school, the house should have been a safe and healthy family home....


Is There a Home in Cyberspace?: The Internet in Migrants' Everyday Life and the Emergence of Global Communities

by Heike Mónika Greschke

How is global togetherness possible? How does the availability of the Internet alter migrants' everyday lives and senses of belonging? This book introduces an 'alien people' inhabiting a specific common virtual...


Cultures in Refuge: Seeking Sanctuary in Modern Australia

by Anna Hayes & Robert Mason

Questioning the manner in which the reception of sanctuary in modern Australia changes migrants' sense of belonging, this interdisciplinary volume focuses on the disjuncture between receiving sanctuary and feeling...


Arizona Firestorm: Global Immigration Realities, National Media, and Provincial Politics

by Otto Santa Ana & Celeste González de Bustamante

Arizona Firestorm brings together well respected experts from across the political spectrum to examine and contextualize the political, economic, historical, and legal issues prompted by this and other anti-Latino...


African Migrations: Patterns and Perspectives

by Abdoulaye Kane & Todd H. Leedy

Spurred by major changes in the world economy and in local ecology, the contemporary migration of Africans, both within the continent and to various destinations in Europe and North America, has seriously affected...


The Closed Hand: Images of the Japanese in Modern Peruvian Literature

by Rebecca Riger Tsurumi

In her book, The Closed Hand: Images of the Japanese in Modern Peruvian Literature, Rebecca Riger Tsurumi captures the remarkable story behind the changing human landscape in Peru at the end of the nineteenth...


The Other Side: Growing up Italian in America

by Vincent Panella

The Other Side is a sensitive, candid portrait of an immigrant culture from a third-generation perspective. Vincent Panella portrays his family in Italian villages and American neighborhoods, and what emerges...


Seasonal Hunger and Public Policies: Evidence from Northwest Bangladesh

by Shahidur R. Khandker & Wahiduddin Mahmud

Agricultural development through crop diversification, irrigation, high yielding crop varieties, and public investments in infrastructure has improved food security and its seasonal dimension worldwide in recent...


The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico's Deadly Crime Cartels

by Hipolito Acosta & Lisa Pulitzer

Living under an assumed identity and risking his life were all in a day’s work for U.S. Government Agent Hipolito Acosta. He worked regularly in high-stakes undercover operations infiltrating Mexico’s murderous...


Spirit of the Dragon: The Story of Jean Lumb, a Proud Chinese-Canadian

by Arlene Chan

Spirit of the Dragon is well-illustrated with photographs of Jean Lumb in the company of her family and important people in her life, including John Diefenbaker, Queen Elizabeth, Governors General Roland Michener...


Chinese Society in Thailand: An Analytical History

by G. William Skinner

A history analyzing the relationship between Thais and Chinese immigrants in Thailand. Published in 1957, it includes a contemporary description of Chinese society in Thailand at a time when China was a newly-emerged...


Refugees, Capitalism and the British State: Implications for Social Workers, Volunteers and Activists

by Tom Vickers

Today, in a period of economic crisis, public sector cuts and escalating class struggle, Marxism offers important tools for social workers and service users to understand the structures of oppression they face...


New Routes for Diaspora Studies

by Sukanya Banerjee, Aims McGuinness & Steven C. McKay

Study of diasporas provides a useful frame for reimagining locations, movements, identities, and social formations. This volume explores diaspora as historical experience and as a category of analysis. Using...


Modernity, Freedom, and the African Diaspora: Dublin, New Orleans, Paris

by Elisa Joy White

Elisa Joy White investigates the contemporary African Diaspora communities in Dublin, New Orleans, and Paris and their role in the interrogation of modernity and social progress. Beginning with an examination...


Global Filipinos: Migrants' Lives in the Virtual Village

by Deirdre McKay

Contract workers from the Philippines make up one of the world's largest movements of temporary labor migrants. Deirdre McKay follows Filipino migrants from one rural community to work sites overseas and then...


As She Began: An Illustrated Introduction to Loyalist Ontario

by Bruce Wilson

As She Began, an illustrated introduction to Loyalist Ontario, provides a general guide to the most crucial period in Ontario's history, 1775 to 1800, when thousands of refugees from the American Revolution...