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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...


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...


Iranians in Texas: Migration, Politics, and Ethnic Identity

by Mohsen M. Mobasher

Thousands of Iranians fled their homeland when the 1978-1979 revolution ended the fifty-year reign of the Pahlavi Dynasty. Some fled to Europe and Canada, while others settled in the United States, where anti-Iranian...


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...


Creolizing the Metropole: Migrant Caribbean Identities in Literature and Film

by H. Adlai Adlai Murdoch

Creolizing the Metropole is a comparative study of postwar West Indian migration to the former colonial capitals of Paris and London. It studies the effects of this population shift on national and cultural...


Non-Persons

by Alessandro Dal Lago

While continually broadcasting the deaths of illegal immigrants who have drowned at sea, the majority of mass media incessantly feeds the panic over the invasion of Italy by poor immigrants from the Third World....


The Hungry Heart: Journeys With William Colenso

by Peter Wells

Shortlisted for the NZ Post Award this fascinating, innovative biography is of a true original and significant figure in NZ's early colonisation."I love doubters: of a truly honest doubter I have great hope."...


After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, 1773-1852

by Lucille H. Campey

The arrival of the Hector in 1773 sparked a huge influx of Scots to Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. This extensively documented book is a must for historians and genealogists.


Trauma, Memory and Identity in Five Jewish Novels from the Southern Cone

by Debora Cordeiro Rosa

The Jewish presence in Latin America has produced a remarkable body of literature that gives voice to the fascinating experience of Jews in Latin American lands. This book explores how trauma and memory influence...


Creating a New Racial Order: How Immigration, Multiracialism, Genomics, and the Young Can Remake Race in America

by Jennifer L. Hochschild, Vesla M. Weaver & Traci R. Burch

The American racial order--the beliefs, institutions, and practices that organize relationships among the nation's races and ethnicities--is undergoing its greatest transformation since the 1960s. Creating a...