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Narrative and Violence: Ways of Suffering amongst Iranian Men in Diaspora

by Mammad Aidani

Based on rich empirical information drawn from the UK and Australia, Narrative and Violence investigates ways in which the lives of Iranians living in the Diaspora are affected by the understanding of Iran in...


Migration and Economy: Global and Local Dynamics

by Lillian Trager

Trager and her coauthors focus on migration not as a single event but as a dynamic process that responds to and is shaped by broader economic, cultural, and social forces. Individual essays consider issues of...


The Places We Share: Migration, Subjectivity, and Global Mobility

by Susan Ossman

This book explores the relationship of mobility to subjectivity, identity to place by exploring the lives of people on the move. The authors draw on research among nomads, immigrants and serial migrants and...


Forced to Flee: Human Rights and Human Wrongs in Refugee Homelands

by Van Peter W. Arsdale

Author Peter W. Van Arsdale presents first-hand fieldwork conducted over a 30-year span in six refugee homelands ranging from Sudan to Bosnia. This expert research bridges the emergent refugee and human rights...


The Chinese in Silicon Valley: Globalization, Social Networks, and Ethnic Identity

by Bernard P. Wong

The Chinese in Silicon Valley examines the complex and ever-growing role of Chinese American scientists and engineers in Silicon Valley. Globalization brings workers from many different countries and cultures...


Managing Migration: The Promise of Cooperation

by Susan F. Martin, Philip L. Martin & Patrick Weil

Managing Migration presents the valuable results of the Cooperative Efforts to Manage Emigration project, a bottom-up effort to identify models and best practices for spurring economic development and respect...


Local Citizenship in Recent Countries of Immigration: Japan in Comparative Perspective

by Takeyuki Tsuda

Since the late 1980s, Japan has been experiencing significant levels of immigration primarily from Asian and Latin American countries due to severe domestic labor shortages. Local Citizenship in Recent Countries...


Dialogues on Migration Policy

by Marco Giugni & Florence Passy

Dialogues on Migration Policy brings together leading American and European scholars of immigration politics to address migration policy. Editors Marco Giugni and Florence Passy's aim to present a number of...


The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration: Principles and Challenges in America

by Edward J. Erler, John Marini & Thomas G. West

Working with the underlying premise that America's founding principles continue to be vital in the modern era, Erler, Marini, and West take a conservative look at immigration, one of today's most pressing political...


The American Dream Through the Eyes of Black African Immigrants in Texas

by Ami R. Moore

This book investigates whether black African immigrants in Texas are achieving the American dream. During interviews with Moore, they reported that their lives in the United States had been, at best, incomplete....


The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

by Martin Ruhs

Many low-income countries and development organizations are calling for greater liberalization of labor immigration policies in high-income countries. At the same time, human rights organizations and migrant...


Quarterly Essay 13 Sending Them Home: Refugees and the New Politics of Indifference

by Robert Manne & David Corlett

In the first Quarterly Essay of 2004, Robert Manne tells the stories of individual asylum seekers and finds in their experience the seeds of a devastating critique. Balancing sorrow and pity with a controlled...


Dirty Work: Immigrants in Domestic Service, Agriculture, and Prostitution in Sicily

by Jeffrey E. Cole & Sally S. Booth

Dirty Work explores the lives and work of recent immigrants from Africa, Asia, and elsewhere to the southern Italian region of Sicily. Using extensive research, Cole and Booth focus on the experiences of foreigners...


Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders

by Jason L. Riley

A conservative columnist makes an eye-opening case for why immigration improves the lives of Americans and is important for the future of the country

Separating fact from myth in today’s heated immigration...


Americans at the Gate: The United States and Refugees during the Cold War

by Carl J. Bon Tempo

Unlike the 1930s, when the United States tragically failed to open its doors to Europeans fleeing Nazism, the country admitted over three million refugees during the Cold War. This dramatic reversal gave rise...


Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

by Nilda Flores-Gonzalez & Anna Romina Guevarra

Interdisciplinary perspectives on an underrepresented labor force


Overcrowded World: Global Population and International Migration

by Rainer Munz & Albert Reiterer

How will manage the earth's population growth from today's 6.8 billion to 9 billion by 2050?


Romanians in Western Europe: Migration, Status Dilemmas, and Transnational Connections

by Remus Gabriel Anghel

This book analyzes the Romanian migration that has developed in recent years as one of the largest migration waves in Europe. By comparing two migrant groups in Italy and Germany, this analysis reveals the ways...


From Every End of This Earth

by Steven V. Roberts

New York Times bestselling author Steven V. Roberts follows the stories of thirteen families in this poignant, eye-opening look at immigration in America today.

America is a nation of immigrants. But what does...


Little Ethiopia of the Pacific Northwest

by Joseph W. Scott & Solomon A. Getahun

This book tells the story of the Ethiopian community started in Seattle by college students who came to the city during the Ethiopian revolution of 1974, but were unable to return. These stranded students became...