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How the Other Half Lives

by Jacob Riis & Luc Sante

First published in 1890, Jacob Riis's remarkable study of the horrendous living conditions of the poor in New York City had an immediate and extraordinary impact on society, inspiring reforms that affected the...


Australia - The Immigrant's Guide to Retail - Volume I

by Hymie Zawatzky

Retail is a real challenge in Australia. With migration to Australia, the opening of retail businesses by these new arrivals has been one of the driving factors in the growth of Australian retail sector This...


Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World

by Doug Saunders

Look around: the largest migration in human history is under way. For the first time ever, more people are living in cities than in rural areas. Between 2007 and 2050, the world’s cities will have absorbed...


Embracing the Infidel

by Behzad Yaghmaian

An eye-opening personal account of an epic human drama, Embracing the Infidel takes us on an astounding journey along a modern-day underground railroad that stretches from Istanbul to Paris.  In this groundbreaking...


Beyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States (Viewpoints / Puntos de Vista #13)

by Timothy J. Henderson

Beyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States details the origins and evolution of the movement of people from Mexico into the United States from the first significant flow across the border...


The Lochaber Emigrants to Glengarry

by R.B. Fleming

For anyone interested in the history of the Scottish people, in Scotland and North America, this book is essential reading. In Canada and the United States today there are tens of thousands of descendants of...


Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future

by Ian Goldin & Geoffrey Cameron

Throughout history, migrants have fueled the engine of human progress. Their movement has sparked innovation, spread ideas, relieved poverty, and laid the foundations for a global economy. In a world more interconnected...


From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In

by Jacob L. Vigdor

Immigration has always caused immense public concern, especially when the perception is that immigrants are not assimilating into society they way they should, or perhaps the way they once did. But is this truly...


Diaspora, Development, and Democracy: The Domestic Impact of International Migration from India

by Devesh Kapur

What happens to a country when its skilled workers emigrate? The first book to examine the complex economic, social, and political effects of emigration on India, Diaspora, Development, and Democracy provides...


Boxing for Cuba: An Immigrant's Story

by Guillermo Vicente Vidal

A poignant memoir of a Cuban immigrant who overcomes great obstacles and personal turmoil to succeed in America.


Russian and East European Books and Manuscripts in the United States: Proceedings of a Conference in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Bakhmete

by Tanya Chebotarev & Jared S. Ingersoll

Gain a better understanding of the past and cultures of Slavic and East European peoples with American archival collections!

Russian and East European Books and Manuscripts in the United States, the first collection...


Disrupting Territories: Land, Commodification and Conflict in Sudan

by Jörg Gertel, Richard Rottenburg & Sandra Calkins

"Nowhere has a range of case studies of Sudan been brought together in a single volume. Given the concern with the growing number and complexity of conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan there is a significant readership...


Asylum - A Right Denied: A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy

by Helen O'Nions

This book examines the effect of recent attempts to harmonize the identification and protection of refugees and questions whether European law and policy adequately uphold the fundamental right to seek and enjoy...


Transnational Faiths: Latin-American Immigrants and their Religions in Japan

by Hugo Córdova Quero & Rafael Shoji

Japan has witnessed the arrival of thousands of immigrants, since the 1990s, from Latin America, especially from Brazil and Peru. This book exposes and explores the often missed connection of the positive role...


Brief Psychotherapy with the Latino Immigrant Client

by Marlene D De Rios

Understand the unique needs, beliefs, and values of your Latino immigrant clients!Brief Psychotherapy with the Latino Immigrant Client is a manual for the practicing psychotherapist or student, with tips on...


Mayday! Mayday!

by Green Lowell

Lowell Green presents a powerful, persuasive, well-documented and incredibly well researched argument for a substantial reduction in Canada's yearly intake of immigrants and refugees, and an immediate halt to...


The Challenges of Diaspora Migration: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Israel and Germany

by Rainer K. Silbereisen, Peter F. Titzmann & Yossi Shavit

This interdisciplinary, comparative volume examines migration from German and Jewish Diasporas to Germany and Israel, examining the roles of origin, ethnicity, and destination in the acculturation and adaptation...


Inside Immigration Law: Migration Management and Policy Application in Germany

by Tobias G. Eule

Inside Immigration Law analyses the practice of implementing immigration law, examining the different political and organisational forces that influence the process. Based on unparalleled academic access to...


Regulating Low-Skilled Immigration in the United States

by Gordon H. Hanson

In Regulating Low Skilled Immigration in the United States, Gordon H. Hanson contends that efforts to curtail illegal entry will fail unless policymakers design a system that is responsive to market signals...


European Immigration: A Sourcebook

by Anna Triandafyllidou & Ruby Gropas

Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview...