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Cultural Psychology of Immigrants

by Ramaswami Mahalingam

This new volume provides an interdisciplinary perspective on how intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, and culture shape the cultural psychology of immigrants. It demonstrates the influence transnational...


Engaging the Diaspora: Migration and African Families

by Pauline Ada Uwakweh, Jerono P. Rotich & Comfort O. Okpala

This book facilitates a critical reassessment of African immigrants, as well as their transnational challenges. It promotes knowledge about Africans in the Diaspora and the African continent through current...


Reverie and Reality: Poetry on Travel by Late Imperial Chinese Women

by Yanning Wang

Reverie and Reality investigates late imperial Chinese gentry women’s poems on travel ranging from the seventeenth century to the early twentieth century.These poems written by groups of women after they “stepped...


The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

by Simone Cinotto

The invention of Italian food culture in America ---- Best Food Books 2014 - The Atlantic


Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories

by Roni Berger

“I felt like an alien who fell down to earth, not understanding the rules of the game, making all the possible mistakes, saying all the wrong things.”

“Your whole life is in the hands of other people who...


The Open World

by Stephanie Johnson

A fascinating novel about secrets, finding a home and early colonial New Zealand.'I miss my smiling son more than any other man before or since.'London 1866. Elizabeth Smith is struggling to survive when she...


Catching the Current

by Jenny Pattrick

A terrific historical novel full of compelling events, vivid communities and the irresistible character of Conrad Rasmussen. In this companion novel to the bestselling Denniston novels, the free spirit is pitted...


Replacement Girl

by Ann Beaglehole

Set in 1950s to 1970s New Zealand, this novel vividly brings the Jewish immigrant experience to life. Nazi persecution and oppression behind the Iron Curtain haunt the adults in this powerful novel as they struggle...


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 Road to Home: My Life and Times

by Vartan Gregorian

Vartan Gregorian's tale starts with a childhood of poverty, deprivation, and enchantment in the Armenian quarter of Tabriz, Iran. As the world reeled from depression into six years of warfare, his mother died,...


Lifestyle Mobilities: Intersections of Travel, Leisure and Migration

by Tara Duncan & Scott A. Cohen

Being mobile in today's world is influenced by many aspects including transnational ties, increased ease of access to transport, growing accessibility to technology, knowledge and information and changing socio-cultural...


Pupil Disaffection in Schools: Bad Boys and Hard Girls

by Sarah Swann

Sarah Swann provides a fresh approach to examining the long-standing debates over disaffection, and in particular social class differences in educational achievement, through a mixed methods methodology and...


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....


Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America

by Helen Thorpe

A powerful and moving account of four young women from Mexico who have lived most of their lives in the United States and attend the same high school. Two of them have legal documentation and two do not. Just...


Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America

by Abigail Thernstrom & Stephan Thernstrom

Twenty-five essays covering a range of areas from religion and immigration to family structure and crime examine America's changing racial and ethnic scene. They clearly show that old civil rights strategies...


Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change

by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio

Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change explores the intersection of gender, migration, and rurality in 21st-century Western and non-Western contexts. In a world where heightened globalization...


Dreaming Mobility and Buying Vulnerability: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India

by S. Irudaya Rajan, V. J. Varghese & M. S. Jayakumar

In the alarming contemporary context of widespread corruption and fraudulence in the overseas labour recruitment system in India, this book attempts to understand the institution of emigration governance and...


Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, January 1873 - June 1873

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...


Migrants and Race in the US: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

by Philip Kretsedemas

This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a...


The Floating Island Plays

by Eduardo Machado

Includes The Modern Ladies of Guanabacoa, Fabiola, In the Eye of the Hurricane and Broken Eggs.