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Migration and Integration in Singapore: Policies and Practice

by Yap Mui Teng, Gillian Koh & Debbie Soon

Between 2000 and 2010, Singapore witnessed a huge influx of foreign migrants. The proportion of permanent residents in the total population increased from 7% to 11%, while the share of non-resident foreigners...


Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Daniel H. Rellstab & Christiane Schlote

War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably linked and the complex nature of all three phenomena offers profound opportunities for representation and misrepresentation. This volume brings together international...


The Integration and Protection of Immigrants: Canadian and Scandinavian Critiques

by Paul Van Aerschot & Patricia Daenzer

This book draws attention to weaknesses in the regulation and implementation of integration provisions threatening the immigrants' individual rights in the EU member states of Denmark, Finland and Sweden. The...


Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes

by Diane Sabenacio Nititham & Rebecca Boyd

Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary...


Making Diaspora in a Global City: South Asian Youth Cultures in London: South Asian Youth Cultures in London

by Helen Kim

The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other...


Migration, Risk, and Uncertainty

by Allan M. Williams & Vladimír| Baláž

Migration is one of the driving forces of economic and social change in the modern world. It is both informed by risk and a generator of risk, whether for individuals, households, communities or societies....


Migrant Professionals in the City: Local Encounters, Identities, and Inequalities: Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities

by Lars Meier

The migration of professionals is widely seen as a paradigmatic representation and a driver of globalization. The global elite of highly qualified migrants-managers and scientists, for example-are partly defined...


India Migration Report 2012: Global Financial Crisis, Migration and Remittances: Global Financial Crisis, Migration and Remittances

by S. Irudaya Rajan

This volume is a collection of articles dealing with various dimensions of the Global Financial Crisis and its economic and social impact in terms of governance, emigration, remittances, return migration and...


Transnational Borders, Transnational Lives

by Rémy Tremblay & Susan W. Hardwick

This book contained the autobiographical testimonials of a selected group of geographers who migrated to one side to another of the Canada-US border. As these various authors remind us, becoming a migrant is...


The Comfort of Strangers

by Jinmi Adisa & Heinz Küll

The Comfort of Strangers gives detailed information on the background to the Rwandan refugee problem and a vivid portrayal of the effects of the mass exodus of Rwandans into Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Zaire....


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....


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....


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...


Passages to America: Oral Histories of Child Immigrants from Ellis Island and Angel Island

by Emmy E. Werner

The immigrant experiences of children from Ellis and Angel Islands


Mobility, Sexuality and AIDS

by Felicity Thomas, Mary Haour-Knipe & Peter Aggleton

Over the past two decades, population mobility has intensified and become more diverse, raising important questions concerning the health and well-being of people who are mobile as well as communities of origin...


Summary of Another Man's Sombrero: A Conservative Broadcaster's Undercover Journey Across the Mexican Border - Darrell Ankarlo

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Darrel Ankarlo in his book “Another Man’s Sombrero: A Conservative Broadcaster’s Undercover Journey Across the Mexican Border”....