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Chinese Americans and Their Immigrant Parents: Conflict, Identity, and Values

by Terry S Trepper & May Tung

Based on culture-related themes derived from the author's psychotherapeutic work with young Chinese-American professionals, this important book connects personal problems and conditions to specific sources in...


Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and America

by Alvaro Vargas Llosa

The recent reawakening of the debate about migration in the new millennium has evoked intense emotion, particularly in the United States and Europe, and Global Crossings cuts through the jungle of myth, falsehood,...


To the Ends of the Earth: Northern Soul and Southern Nights in Western Australia

by Paul Mercieca, Anne Chapman & Marnie O'Neill

Northern Soul is a cultural phenomenon twice removed from its original source in Britain in the late 1960s. By giving voice to the members of this scene, this book explores theories about how identity and cultural...


Right to DREAM: Immigration Reform and America's Future

by William A. Schwab

Right to DREAM makes a compelling argument for the DREAM Act and comprehensive immigration reform.


Migration-Trust Networks: Social Cohesion in Mexican Us-Bound Emigration

by Nadia Yamel Flores-Yeffal

In an important new application of sociological theories, Nadia Y. Flores-Yeffal offers fresh insights into the ways in which social networks function among immigrants who arrive in the United States from Mexico...


To Sin Against Hope: Life and Politics on the Borderland

by Alfredo Gutierrez

Alfredo Gutierrez’s father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great...


Mental Health Care for New Hispanic Immigrants: Innovative Approaches in Contemporary Clinical Practice

by Marcia Finlayson, Manny J Gonzalez & Gladys M Gonzalez-Ramos

While many Hispanic groups have lived in the mainland United States for years, there now is a growth of new groups, such as Dominicans in New York City and Cuban refugees that are in need of culturally competent...


The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands

by Margaret Regan

Dispatches from Arizona—the front line of a massive human migration—including the voices of migrants, Border Patrol, ranchers, activists, and others

 

For the last decade, Margaret Regan has reported on...


Living "Illegal": The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration

by Marie Friedmann Marquardt, Timothy J Steigenga & Philip J. Williams

In June 2012, President Obama’s executive order enforcing parts of the Dream Act and the Supreme Court’s decision to block components of Arizona’s draconian immigration law propelled the immigration debate...


Hope and Glory: Epic Stories of Empire and Commonwealth

by Melissa Blackburn, Steve Humphries & Nick Maddocks

This work covers tales from local people whose journey through life has taken them from their homeland to Britain as well as those who left the Southwest for a life overseas. Testimonies and reconstructions...


Multiple Identities: Migrants, Ethnicity, and Membership

by Paul R. Spickard

In recent years, Europeans have engaged in sharp debates about migrants and minority groups as social problems. The discussions usually neglect who these people are, how they live their lives, and how they identify...


The Winged Seed: A Remembrance

by Li-Young Lee

A reissue of acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee's heart-wrenching memoir, with a new foreword by the author and never-before-seen photos.


Asian Medicine and Globalization

by Joseph S. Alter

As more and more Asian medical practices cross into Western culture through the popularity of yoga and herbalism, and as Western medicine finds its way east in the form of plastic surgery, these systems of meaning...


Professor Risley and the Imperial Japanese Troupe: How an American Acrobat Introduced Circus to Japan--and Japan to the West

by Frederik L. Schodt

The unlikely history of early cross-cultural encounters between the West and Japan, featuring acrobats, jugglers, and a colorful American impresario.


The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-war Immigration

by David Goodhart

One of Britain's most influential centre-left thinkers examines UK immigration policy and argues that there have been unforeseen consequences which urgently need to be addressed.

In The British Dream, David Goodhart...


And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border

by David Neiwert

A work of literary true crime that captures the terrifying world of the right wing border patrol movement.


Yokohama Yankee: My Family's Five Generations as Outsiders in Japan

by Leslie Helm

A sweeping memoir about a foreign family's five generations as outsiders in Japan.


Our North America: Social and Political Issues beyond NAFTA

by Julián| Castro-Rea

This book explores neglected aspects of the key relationships between Canada, Mexico and the United States, with the authors in this book addressing vital issues which bind this global region together, including...


Second-Generation Transnationalism and Roots Migration: Cross-Border Lives

by Susanne Wessendorf

Presenting rich empirical data gathered among second-generation Italians in Switzerland and southern Italy, and drawing on studies undertaken in other parts of Europe and the US, this book investigates why as...


Refugee Women and Their Mental Health: Shattered Societies, Shattered Lives

by Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum & Oliva M Espin

Currently, there are over 15 million legally designated refugees all over the world and it is documented that 75 percent of those refugees are women. Most of the literature on refugees focuses on political,...