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The Road to Home: My Life and Times

by Vartan Gregorian

Vartan Gregorian's tale starts with a childhood of poverty, deprivation, and enchantment in the Armenian quarter of Tabriz, Iran. As the world reeled from depression into six years of warfare, his mother died,...


Lifestyle Mobilities: Intersections of Travel, Leisure and Migration

by Tara Duncan & Scott A. Cohen

This book highlights the crossroads between concepts of lifestyle and the growing body of work on 'mobilities'. The study of lifestyle offers a lens through which to study the kinds of moorings, dwellings, repetitions...


Pupil Disaffection in Schools: Bad Boys and Hard Girls

by Sarah Swann

Sarah Swann provides a fresh approach to examining the long-standing debates over disaffection, and in particular social class differences in educational achievement, through a mixed methods methodology and...


The Comfort of Strangers

by Jinmi Adisa & Heinz Küll

The Comfort of Strangers gives detailed information on the background to the Rwandan refugee problem and a vivid portrayal of the effects of the mass exodus of Rwandans into Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Zaire....


Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America

by Helen Thorpe

A powerful and moving account of four young women from Mexico who have lived most of their lives in the United States and attend the same high school. Two of them have legal documentation and two do not. Just...


Whiteness Fractured

by Cynthia Levine-Rasky

Whiteness Fractured examines the many ways in which whiteness is conceptualized today and how it is understood to operate and to effect social relationships. Exploring the intersections between whiteness, social...


Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America

by Abigail Thernstrom & Stephan Thernstrom

Twenty-five essays covering a range of areas from religion and immigration to family structure and crime examine America's changing racial and ethnic scene. They clearly show that old civil rights strategies...


Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change: Realities, Conflict and Change

by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio

Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change explores the intersection of gender, migration, and rurality in 21st-century Western and non-Western contexts. In a world where heightened globalization...


Dreaming Mobility and Buying Vulnerability: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India

by S. Irudaya Rajan, V. J. Varghese & M. S. Jayakumar

In the alarming contemporary context of widespread corruption and fraudulence in the overseas labour recruitment system in India, this book attempts to understand the institution of emigration governance and...


Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, January 1873 - June 1873

by Ira A. Glazier

This series on Emigration from the United Kingdom to America concentrates on U.K. emigration in the period 1870-1897, listing migrants from the U.K. who arrived in New York. The original passenger lists transcribed...


Immigrants and Race in the United States: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

by Philip Kretsedemas

This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a...


The Floating Island Plays

by Eduardo Machado

Includes The Modern Ladies of Guanabacoa, Fabiola, In the Eye of the Hurricane and Broken Eggs.


Reporting at the Southern Borders: Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in the Us and the Eu: Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in

by Giovanna Dell'Orto & Vicki L. Birchfield

Undocumented immigration across the Mediterranean and the US-Mexican border is one of the most contested transatlantic public and political issues, raising fundamental questions about national identity, security...


Cross the River to Home

by Kaye Kelly

An absorbing novel set in 1870s New Zealand about an impossible love between a half-Chinese woman and a young immigrant.Henry arrives in the South Island of New Zealand in search of his sister, who is now living...


Southern Style

by Craig Marriner

The youth from the old colonies head to London, a mecca for hedonism, dangerous encounters and self-discovery in this vibrant, shocking novel by the award-winning writer of Stonedogs. Craig Marriner’s second...


The Hungry Heart: Journeys With William Colenso

by Peter Wells

Shortlisted for the NZ Post Award this fascinating, innovative biography is of a true original and significant figure in NZ's early colonisation."I love doubters: of a truly honest doubter I have great hope."...


Wild Latitudes

by Barbara Else

A clever and entertaining romp of a novel that is an alluring fusion of history, comedy and parody. After the unusual death of their papa, Adele Overend and her younger brother Godwin are dispatched from comfortable...


The Book of Secrets

by Fiona Kidman

A classic, prize-winning novel about an epic migration and a lone woman haunted by the past in frontier Waipu.

In the 1850s, a group of settlers established a community at Waipu in the northern part of New Zealand....


Purple Heart

by Andrew Fiu

An affecting, insightful and warm memoir of growing up Samoan in New Zealand — and of coping with heart disease. Andrew Fiu came to Ponsonby, Auckland as a three-year-old, part of the wave of immigration from...


Toward A Better Life: America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words From Ellis Island to the Present

by Peter Morton Coan

This book offers a balanced, poignant, and often moving portrait of America’s immigrants over more than a century. The author has organized the book by decades so that readers can easily find the time period...