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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...


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...


Hope and Glory: Epic Stories of Empire and Commonwealth

by Melissa Blackburn, Steve Humphries & Nick Maddocks

This work covers tales from local people whose journey through life has taken them from their homeland to Britain as well as those who left the Southwest for a life overseas. Testimonies and reconstructions...


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."...


The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of Belfast, Baldoon and Red River

by Lucille H. Campey

Called "The Silver Chief" by the Native Chiefs with whom he negotiated a land treaty at Red River, the fifth Earl of Selkirk helped Scottish Highlanders relocate in Canada.


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...


Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective

by Donna R. Gabaccia

Histories investigating U.S. immigration have often portrayed America as a domestic melting pot, merging together those who arrive on its shores. Yet this is not a truly accurate depiction of the nation’s...


Nation, Diaspora, Trans-Nation: Reflections from India

by R. K. Jain

A premier debate in the present conjuncture of globalization has been the prospect of 'post nation' and the obsolescence of patriotism at the horizon of transnationalism. In an ethnographically rich and discursively...


Makeshift Migrants and Law

by Ratna Kapur

This book unmasks the cultural and gender stereotypes that inform the legal regulation of the migrant. It critiques the postcolonial perspective on how belonging and non-belonging are determined by the sexual,...