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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,...


The World in Brooklyn: Gentrification, Immigration, and Ethnic Politics in a Global City

by Timothy Shortell, Judith DeSena & Noel Anderson

The World in Brooklyn: Gentrification, Immigration, and Ethnic Politics in a Global City, is a collection of scholarly papers which analyze demographic, social, political, and economic trends that are occurring...


The New Americans: How the Melting Pot Can Work Again

by Michael Barone

Sometime in this century, we are told, the United States will become a “majority-minority” country—that is, a nation where whites make up less than 50 percent of the population. Many believe this signals...


European Identity and Culture: Narratives of Transnational Belonging

by Friedman & Thiel

Exploring attempts by various actors - institutions, groups, individuals - to create transnational European identities, European Identity and Culture scrutinizes the cultural formations that have either reignited...


Migration and Remittances from Mexico: Trends, Impacts, and New Challenges

by Alfredo Cuecuecha & Carla Pederzini

Migration and Remittances from Mexico: Trends, Impacts, and New Challenges, edited by Alfredo Cuecuecha and Carla Pederzini, is an indispensable resource for Mexico-U.S. migration studies. It includes a review...


Narratives of Migration and Displacement in Dominican Literature

by Danny Méndez

Establishing an interdisciplinary connection between Migration Studies, Post-Colonial Studies and Affect Theory, Méndez analyzes the symbolic interplay between emotions, cognitions, and displacement in the...


Immigration, Assimilation, and Border Security

by Yoku Shaw-Taylor

This book presents a comprehensive view of the relationship between immigration and border security and the unique challenges that relationship poses by examining the history of immigration, current immigration...


An American Journey: Life Lessons for Parents of Immigrant Children

by Bhagwan Satiani

Valuable teaching moments and life lessons are illustrated in a personal and colorful story told by a successful immigrant parent. Immigrants struggle with merging two cultures. An American Journey teaches life...


Due Process Denied: Detentions and Deportations in the United States

by Tanya Golash-Boza

Due process protections are among the most important Constitutional protections in the United States, yet they do not apply to non-citizens facing detention and deportation. Due Process Denied describes the...


Seeking a Better Future: The English Pioneers of Ontario and Quebec

by Lucille H. H. Campey

Seeking a Better Future is the first major study of emigration from England to Ontario and Quebec. Extensively documented with previously unpublished passenger lists and details of more than 2,000 ship crossings,...


Cross the River to Home

by Kaye Kelly

An absorbing novel set in 1870s New Zealand about an impossible love between a half-Chinese woman and a young immigrant.Henry arrives in the South Island of New Zealand in search of his sister, who is now living...


Southern Style

by Craig Marriner

The youth from the old colonies head to London, a mecca for hedonism, dangerous encounters and self-discovery in this vibrant, shocking novel by the award-winning writer of Stonedogs. Craig Marriner’s second...


Nigerian Immigrants in the United States: Race, Identity, and Acculturation

by Ezekiel Umo Ette

Nigerian Immigrants in the United States: Race, Identity, and Acculturation, by Ezekiel Ette, attempts to generate an interest in the study of African immigrants by looking at issues of settlement and adjustment...


The Immigrant Advantage: What We Can Learn from Newcomers to America about Health, Happiness and Hope

by Claudia Kolker

Do you have a relative or friend who would gladly wait on you, hand and foot, for a full month after you had a baby? How about someone to deliver a delicious, piping hot home-cooked meal, just like your mother’s,...


Irish

by John Burrowes

Irish is the story of the mass migration from Ireland to Glasgow that took place in the wake of the Great Famine of the mid-nineteenth century. It is an epic account of the coming together of a nation and a...


Migration, Diaspora and Information Technology in Global Societies

by Leopoldina Fortunati, Raul Pertierra & Jane Vincent

Migrants and diaspora communities are shaped by their use of information and communication technologies. This book explores the multifaceted role played by new media in the re-location of these groups of people,...


Polenta and Goanna

by Emilio Gabbrielli

In a mysterious castle in Libya where he stumbles upon some unexpected vestiges of the past, the narrator is inspired to tell the story of his extraordinary experiences in Australia. It is a story about the...


The Challenge of the Threshold: Border Closures and Migration Movements in Africa

by Jocelyne Streiff-Fenart, Aurelia Segatti & Julien Brachet

The containment policies aimed at regulating immigration flows towards Europe and emerging economies like South Africa have profoundly altered the dynamics of migration in Africa. Drawing on original empirical...