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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...


The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration

by David Bacon

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States

 

People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that...


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: How the Largest Migration in History Is Reshaping Our 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...


On Gold Mountain

by Lisa See

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism...


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....


Spinning the Dream: Assimilation in Australia 1950-1970

by Anna Haebich

In Spinning the Dream, multi-award-winning historian Anna Haebich re-evaluates the experience of Assimilation in Australia, providing a meticulously researched and masterfully written assessment of its implications...


Migrant Professionals in the City: 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...


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...


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”....


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...


Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities

by Thomas Chung, Pyong Gap Min & Linda Park

Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities compares the formation of ethnic and racial identities in two generational cohorts of a contemporary...


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...