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Precarious Lives: Forced labour, exploitation and asylum

by Carmel Smith & Peter Dwyer

Engaging with contemporary debates about precarity, unfreedom and socio-legal status, this ground breaking book presents the first evidence of forced labour among displaced migrants who seek refuge in the UK....

Chinese Education in Singapore: An untold story of conflict and change

by Zhang & Zhixiong

Strife. That’s the Chinese word tattooed on the wrist of the raised fist. The story about conflict in Singapore’s Chinese community was always told from the viewpoint of the British colonizers. The perspective...

The Cosmopolites: The Coming of the Global Citizen

by Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

The cosmopolites are literally "citizens of the world," from the Greek word kosmos, meaning "world," and polites, or "citizen." Garry Davis, aka World Citizen No. 1, and creator of the World Passport, was a...

Beautiful Wall

by Ray Gonzalez

Set in the desert Southwest, Beautiful Wall straddles current realities of immigration and border violence, and a beautiful, familial past.

Living Together, Living Apart: Mixed Status Families and US Immigration Policy

by Jodie Lawston, April Schueths & Mary Romero

Immigration reform remains one of the most contentious issues in the United States today. For mixed status families—families that include both citizens and noncitizens—this is more than a political issue:...

A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story

by Tom Gjelten

The dramatic and compelling story of the transformation of America during the last fifty years, told through a handful of families in one suburban county in Virginia that has been utterly changed by recent immigration....

The Strangers We Became: Lessons in Exile from One of Iraq's Last Jews

by Cynthia Kaplan Shamash

A smart, funny, and lyrical memoir of an Iraqi Jewish girl’s experiences in five countries before settling in the United States

Translating America: An Ethnic Press and Popular Culture, 1890-1920

by Peter Conolly-Smith

At the turn of the century, New York City's Germans constituted a culturally and politically dynamic community, with a population 600,000 strong. Yet fifty years later, traces of its culture had all but disappeared....

Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

by Dan-el Padilla Peralta

An undocumented immigrant’s journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton class

Dan-el Padilla Peralta has lived the American dream. As a boy, he came here legally with his family....

Research Methods and Global Online Communities: A Case Study

by Alexia, Dr Maddox

This book brings into focus the technologically augmented nature of global online communities, advancing research methods that reveal the imprint of emergent social forms and characterise digital frontiers of...

Social Work and Integration in Immigrant Communities: Framing the Field

by Kathleen, Ms Valtonen

There has been a marked rise in global migration with many former countries of emigration becoming immigration destinations. As a result of this, social workers increasingly encounter immigrant clients and are...

The Crossing

by Samar Yazbek, Nashwa Gowanlock & Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp



Samar Yazbek was well known in her native Syria as a writer...

Moving up and getting on: Migration, integration and social cohesion in the UK

by Jill Rutter

Moving up and getting on is the first accessible, yet comprehensive, text to critique the effectiveness of recent integration and social cohesion policies. It argues that there needs to be greater emphasis on...

Biopolitical Imperialism

by M. G. E. Kelly

The First World is a parasite, subsisting on life imported from the Third World, and exporting death in return.

Liverpool: City of the Sea

by Tony Lane

Liverpool in its nineteenth- and twentieth-century heyday was a city unlike any other. Its praises sung by Herman Melville, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorn and many others, it was the first place in Europe...

Identity, Hybridity and Cultural Home: Chinese Migrants and Diaspora in Multicultural Societies

by Shuang Liu

Explores identity formation and cultural home for generations of Chinese immigrants living in multicultural societies across the world.

Mobility and Migration Choices: Thresholds to Crossing Borders

by Martin, Dr van der Velde, Ton, Dr van Naerssen & Doris, Professor Wastl-Walter

The crossing of national state borders is one of the most-discussed issues of contemporary times and it poses many challenges for individual and collective identities. This concerns both short-distance mobility...

Immigration, Integration and Mobility: New Agendas in Migration Studies

by Adrian Favell

A compilation of Adrian Favell's innovative and agenda-setting essays which, since the late 1990s, have charted the emergence of new migration patterns and politics in Europe. Tackling in turn issues of multiculturalism,...

Asian Migrations: Social and Geographical Mobilities in Southeast, East, and Northeast Asia

by Tony Fielding

This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Tony Fielding combines theoretical debate and...

Land of Diverse Migrations Challenges of Emigration and Immigration In Turkey

by Ahmet Icduygu & Kemal Kirisci

Özellikle Batı Avrupa uzun zamandır Türkiye'yi göç veren bir ülke olarak veriyor. Ama Türkiye Cumhuriyeti kurulduğundan bu yana göç verdiği gibi göç aldı da. 1960'larda gayrimüslimler dış ülkelere...