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The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

by Yolande Jansen, Robin Celikates & Joost de Bloois

This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.


Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migration and the Arab Uprisings

by Martina Tazzioli

This book explores migrants’ movements and struggles taking place in the aftermath of the Arab Revolutions and examines how they impact the European space.


Class Formations and Inequality Structures in Contemporary African Migration: Evidence from Ghana

by John A. Arthur

Using evidence from Ghana, this book argues that power and class-based structural relationships are significant components in understanding how migratory diasporas shape and are shaped in turn by social class...


Ignored but Not Forgotten: Canada's English Immigrants

by Lucille H. Campey

In her third and final book in the English in Canada series, Lucille Campey provides an overview of the great exodus from England to Canada which peaked in the early twentieth century. Drawing on wide-ranging...


From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In

by Jacob L. Vigdor

Immigration has always caused immense public concern, especially when the perception is that immigrants are not assimilating into society they way they should, or perhaps the way they once did. But is this truly...


Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities

by Thomas Chung, Pyong Gap Min, Helene K. Lee & Ruth Chung et al.

Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities compares the formation of ethnic and racial identities in two generational cohorts of a contemporary...


Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration

by Charles R. Strain, Elizabeth W. Collier, Frida Kerner Furman & Marianne Heimbach-Steins et al.

Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration examines the complicated social ethics of migration in today's world. Editors Elizabeth W. Collier and Charles R. Strain bring the perspectives of an international...


Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue: New Conversations in Public Sociology

by Rafael Luévano, Tekle Woldemikael, Victoria Carty & Adrian D. Pantoja et al.

Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue: New Conversations in Public Sociology employs public sociology to bring together academics and undocumented voices in vibrant conversation about immigration...


Function-Based Spatiality and the Development of Korean Communities in Japan: A Complex Adaptive Systems Theory Approach

by David Rands

Function-Based Spatiality and the Development of Korean Communities in Japan addresses the impact of urban environments on the development of Korean communities in Japan. It takes into consideration the historically...


Irish Migrants in New Communities: Seeking the Fair Land?

by Máirtín Ó Catháin, Micheal O hAodha, James B. Swan & Gearoid O hAllmhurain et al.

Irish Migrants in New Communities: Seeking the Fair Land? examines the interactions of Irish migrants and the new societies and experiences that opened up to them through the process of emigration and exile....


Regulating Low-Skilled Immigration in the United States

by Gordon H. Hanson

In Regulating Low Skilled Immigration in the United States, Gordon H. Hanson contends that efforts to curtail illegal entry will fail unless policymakers design a system that is responsive to market signals...


Koreans in North America: Their Experiences in the Twenty-First Century

by Pyong Gap Min

Koreans in North America covers various topics related to Korean experiences in the U.S. and Canada, including their immigration and settlement patterns, changes in business patterns, and identity, comprehensively....


The Dream Fields of Florida: Mexican Farmworkers and the Myth of Belonging

by Ella Schmidt

Using ethnographic data from several immigrant farmworker communities in Florida, Schmidt unravels the embedded structural inequalities of U.S. society and the ideological discourses that mask them. This book...


The German Jews in America: A Minority within a Minority

by Gerhard Falk

Falk focuses on refugees who fled from Nazi tyranny in the 1930s, immigrated to America, and succeeded despite immense obstacles. This book includes a review of the most prominent academics that made major contributions...


The French Intifada

by Andrew Hussey

A provocative rethinking of France's long relationship with the Arab world

To fully understand both the social and political pressures wracking contemporary France—and, indeed, all of Europe—as well as major...


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.


Cameroonian Immigrants in the United States: Between the Homeland and the Diaspora

by Joseph Takougang

Cameroonian Immigrants in the United States adds a new dimension to the growing literature on contemporary African migration by focusing on Cameroonian immigrants and the economic and political factors that...


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...