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Being a Man in a Transnational World: The Masculinity and Sexuality of Migration

by Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila

This book explores the masculinity and sexuality of migration, analyzing the complex processes of becoming a man and the strategies used by men to reconcile paradoxes and contradictions that co-exist between...


Quarterly Essay 5 Girt by Sea: Australia, the Refugees and the Politics of Fear

by Mungo MacCallum

In the first Quarterly Essay of 2002 Mungo MacCallum provides a devastating account of the Howard government's treatment of the refugees as well as delineating the factors in Australian history which have worked...


Geographies of Race and Food: Fields, Bodies, Markets

by Rachel Slocum & Arun Saldanha

This collection argues there is an unacknowledged racial dimension to the production and consumption of food under globalization. Building on case studies from across the world, it advances the conceptualization...


Rescripting Religion in the City: Migration and Religious Identity in the Modern Metropolis

by Jane Garnett & Alana Harris

Drawing on case studies of urban settings across the world, this book provides a more nuanced understanding of the religious identities of migrants within the 'modern metropolis', and makes a significant contribution...


Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Asia Pacific Region

by Angus Francis & Rowena Maguire

This book explores regional developments in the enforcement of international refugee protection and displaced persons protection in the Asia Pacific region. Drawing on their expertise across a number of jurisdictions,...


The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail

by Oscar Martinez, Daniela Maria Ugaz & Francisco Goldman

One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many with broken ankles and other marks of abuse,...


Anthropology of Migration and Multi: New Directions

by Steven Vertovec

The field of anthropology of migration and multiculturalism is booming. Throughout its hundred-odd year history, studies of migration and diverse or 'plural' societies have arguably been both marginal and central...


Migrant Workers in Asia - Constable: Distant Divides, Intimate Connections

by Nicole Constable

This book provides rich and provocative comparative studies of South and Southeast Asian domestic workers who migrate to other parts of Asia. These studies range from Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore, to Yemen,...


Migrant Politics and Mobilisation: Exclusion, Engagements, Incorporation

by Davide Pero & John Solomos

In recent years immigration and the integration of migrants and minorities have become politicised in public and policy debates in Britain, the rest of Europe and the United States. In such debates, migrants...


New Perspectives on Gender and Migration: Livelihood, Rights and Entitlements

by Nicola Piper

This book discusses recent theoretical and empirical developments in international migration from a gender perspective. Its main objective is to analyse the diversification and stratification of gendered migratory...


Turkish Immigrants in Eu - Erzan: Determinants of Immigration and Integration

by Refik Erzan & Kemal Kirisci

This book provides an analytical contribution to the contested issues marking Turkish membership to the European Union.

On October 2005 Turkey started the accession process towards EU membership. Currently,...


New Immigrants, Changing Communities: Best Practices for a Better America

by Elzbieta M. Gozdziak & Micah N. Bump

This handbook provides a review of promising practices and strategies facilitating immigrant integration, especially in new settlement areas. The purpose of this handbook is to foster a constructive approach...


Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care: Understanding Mobility and Absence in Family Life

by Loretta Baldassar & Laura Merla

Without denying the difficulties that confront migrants and their distant kin, this volume highlights the agency of family members in transnational processes of care, in an effort to acknowledge the transnational...


Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, July 1872 - December 1872

by Ira A. Glazier

This series on Emigration from the United Kingdom to America concentrates on U.K. emigration in the period 1870-1897, listing migrants from the U.K. who arrived in New York. The original passenger lists transcribed...


Religion Across Borders: Transnational Immigrant Networks

by Helen Rose Ebaugh & Janet Saltzman Chafetz

Religion Across Borders examines both personal and organizational networks that exist between members in U.S. immigrant religious communities and individuals and religious institutions left behind. Building...


Narrative and Violence: Ways of Suffering amongst Iranian Men in Diaspora

by Mammad Aidani

Based on rich empirical information drawn from the UK and Australia, Narrative and Violence investigates ways in which the lives of Iranians living in the Diaspora are affected by the understanding of Iran in...


Migration and Economy: Global and Local Dynamics

by Lillian Trager

Trager and her coauthors focus on migration not as a single event but as a dynamic process that responds to and is shaped by broader economic, cultural, and social forces. Individual essays consider issues of...


The Places We Share: Migration, Subjectivity, and Global Mobility

by Susan Ossman

This book explores the relationship of mobility to subjectivity, identity to place by exploring the lives of people on the move. The authors draw on research among nomads, immigrants and serial migrants and...


Forced to Flee: Human Rights and Human Wrongs in Refugee Homelands

by Van Peter W. Arsdale

Author Peter W. Van Arsdale presents first-hand fieldwork conducted over a 30-year span in six refugee homelands ranging from Sudan to Bosnia. This expert research bridges the emergent refugee and human rights...


The Chinese in Silicon Valley: Globalization, Social Networks, and Ethnic Identity

by Bernard P. Wong

The Chinese in Silicon Valley examines the complex and ever-growing role of Chinese American scientists and engineers in Silicon Valley. Globalization brings workers from many different countries and cultures...