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Global Migration the Basics

by Bernadette Hanlon & Thomas J. Vicino

Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration:...


Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security

by Todd Miller

Fast-paced frontline reporting and analysis on the militaristic spread of US Border Patrol and the long-term consequences for free society.


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...


Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America

by Mae M. Ngai

This book traces the origins of the “illegal alien” in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy—a process that profoundly...


Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An International Legal Perspective

by Ademola Abass & Francesca Ippolito

This book is a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. With contributions on Africa, Europe,...


The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and Its Arabs

by Andrew Hussey

Beyond the affluent centre of Paris and other French cities, in the deprived banlieues, a war is going on. This is the French Intifada, a guerrilla war between the French state and the former subjects of its...


Undocumented Dominican Migration

by Frank Graziano

Undocumented Dominican Migration is the first comprehensive study of boat migration from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico. It brings together the interactive global, cultural, and personal factors that...


Naturalizing Mexican Immigrants: A Texas History

by Martha Menchaca

During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a majority of the Mexican immigrant population in the United States resided in Texas, making the state a flashpoint in debates over whether to deny naturalization...


Hispanic Immigrant Literature: El Sueño del Retorno

by Nicolás| Kanellos

Immigration has been one of the basic realities of life for Latino communities in the United States since the nineteenth century. It is one of the most important themes in Hispanic literature, and it has given...


Cultures of Migration: The Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility

by Jeffrey H. Cohen & Ibrahim Sirkeci

Around the globe, people leave their homes to better themselves, to satisfy needs, and to care for their families. They also migrate to escape undesirable conditions, ranging from a lack of economic opportunities...


Desert Duty: On the Line with the U.S. Border Patrol

by Mark Haynes, Bill Broyles & Charles Bowden

While politicians and pundits endlessly debate immigration policy, U.S. Border Patrol agents put their lives on the line to enforce immigration law. In a day's work, agents may catch a load of narcotics, apprehend...


The Other Side of the Fence: American Migrants in Mexico

by Sheila Croucher

A growing number of Americans, many of them retirees, are migrating to Mexico's beach resorts, border towns, and picturesque heartland. While considerable attention has been paid to Mexicans who immigrate to...


Imaginary Lines: Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration, 1882-1930

by Patrick Ettinger

Although popularly conceived as a relatively recent phenomenon, patterns of immigrant smuggling and undocumented entry across American land borders first emerged in the late nineteenth century. Ingenious smugglers...


Forest Gate

by Peter Akinti

A shattering, poetic and raw first novel set among young Somalian refugees in the slums of London -- beginning with a double suicide and ending with a rebirth.

In a community where poverty is kept close and...


With Axe and Bible: The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874

by Lucille H. Campey

Lucille H. Campey traces the progress of Scottish colonization and its ramifications for New Brunswick's early development. This book is a must for genealogists.


Spirit of the Dragon: The Story of Jean Lumb, a Proud Chinese-Canadian

by Arlene Chan

Spirit of the Dragon is well-illustrated with photographs of Jean Lumb in the company of her family and important people in her life, including John Diefenbaker, Queen Elizabeth, Governors General Roland Michener...


Les Écossais: The Pioneer Scots of Lower Canada, 1763-1855

by Lucille H. Campey

This is the first fully documented account produced in modern times of the migration of Scots to Lower Canada, which began in the late eighteenth century.


Scotland Farewell: The People of the Hector

by Donald MacKay

This is the story of the first Highland Scots who sailed to Pictou, Nova Scotia, in 1773 aboard the brig Hector their hardships, resourcefulness, and ultimate success.


The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of Belfast, Baldoon and Red River

by Lucille H. Campey

Called "The Silver Chief" by the Native Chiefs with whom he negotiated a land treaty at Red River, the fifth Earl of Selkirk helped Scottish Highlanders relocate in Canada.


Fast Sailing and Copper-Bottomed: Aberdeen Sailing Ships and the Emigrant Scots They Carried to Canada, 1774-1855

by Lucille H. Campey

Stories of the Aberdeen-built ships that carried emigrant Scots to Canada are documented in this account of early Scottish emigration.