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Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectives

by Clifton Evers & Kirsten Seale

Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption,...


A Sociolinguistics of Diaspora: Latino Practices, Identities, and Ideologies

by Rosina Márquez Reiter & Luisa Martín Rojo

This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is...


Migration and Integration in Singapore: Policies and Practice

by Yap Mui Teng, Gillian Koh & Debbie Soon

Between 2000 and 2010, Singapore witnessed a huge influx of foreign migrants. The proportion of permanent residents in the total population increased from 7% to 11%, while the share of non-resident foreigners...


The Integration and Protection of Immigrants: Canadian and Scandinavian Critiques

by Paul Van Aerschot & Patricia Daenzer

This book draws attention to weaknesses in the regulation and implementation of integration provisions threatening the immigrants' individual rights in the EU member states of Denmark, Finland and Sweden. The...


Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes

by Diane Sabenacio Nititham & Rebecca Boyd

Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary...


Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Daniel H. Rellstab & Christiane Schlote

War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably linked and the complex nature of all three phenomena offers profound opportunities for representation and misrepresentation. This volume brings together international...


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....


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...


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”....


Transnational Borders, Transnational Lives

by Rémy Tremblay & Susan W. Hardwick

This book contained the autobiographical testimonials of a selected group of geographers who migrated to one side to another of the Canada-US border. As these various authors remind us, becoming a migrant is...


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....


The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream

by Mark Rawitsch

In 1915, Jukichi and Ken Harada purchased a house on Lemon Street in Riverside, California. Close to their restaurant, church, and children’s school, the house should have been a safe and healthy family home....


Polenta and Goanna

by Emilio Gabbrielli

In a mysterious castle in Libya where he stumbles upon some unexpected vestiges of the past, the narrator is inspired to tell the story of his extraordinary experiences in Australia. It is a story about the...


Non-Persons

by Alessandro Dal Lago

While continually broadcasting the deaths of “illegal immigrants” who have drowned at sea, the majority of mass media incessantly feeds the panic over the “invasion” of Italy by poor immigrants from...


Migration Across Boundaries: Linking Research to Practice and Experience

by Parvati Nair & Tendayi Bloom

Bringing together scholars and practitioners from a range of disciplinary backgrounds working in Europe, North and South America, South Asia and the Middle East, this volume explores the question of how to ensure...


Mobility and Migration Choices: Thresholds to Crossing Borders

by Martin van der Velde & Ton Van Naerssen

The crossing of national state borders is one of the most-discussed issues of contemporary times and it poses many challenges for individual and collective identities. This concerns both short-distance mobility...


Preventing Human Trafficking: Education and NGOs in Thailand

by Robert W. Spires

This book explores human trafficking, examining the work of grass-roots, non-profit organizations who educate and rehabilitate human trafficking victims and at-risk youth. Through interviews with staff and children,...


Secularism and Identity: Non-Islamiosity in the Iranian Diaspora

by Reza Gholami

Within western political, media and academic discourses, Muslim communities are predominantly seen through the prism of their Islamic religiosities, yet there exist within diasporic communities unique and complex...


Social Work and Integration in Immigrant Communities: Framing the Field

by Kathleen Valtonen

There has been a marked rise in global migration with many former countries of emigration becoming immigration destinations. As a result of this, social workers increasingly encounter immigrant clients and are...


Suspect Families: DNA Analysis, Family Reunification and Immigration Policies

by Torsten Heinemann, Ilpo Helén & Thomas Lemke

Suspect Families is the first book to investigate the social, political, and ethical implications of parental testing for family reunification in immigration cases. Drawing on policy documents, legal frameworks,...