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Spaces of Governmentality

by Martina Tazzioli

Much work has been done on the causes and characteristics of the Arab Spring, but relatively little research has examined the political and spatial consequences that have developed following the uprisings.

This...


The Immigrant War

by Vittorio Longhi

The abuse of Asian workers in the oil-rich Gulf countries, the trafficking of undocumented latinos at the US border, the exploitation of African sans papiers in France and the attacks on Sub-Saharan farmhands...


The migration debate

by Sarah Spencer

A contribution to one of the most hotly contested issues in Europe, The migration debate provides a well-balanced, critical analysis of UK migration policies, in a European context, from entry controls through...


Class Formations and Inequality Structures in Contemporary African Migration

by John A. Arthur

This book examines the influences of social class and inequality structures on migration in Africa using information from Ghana. As the country achieves moderate to significant economic gains driven (in part)...


Ignored but Not Forgotten

by Lucille H. Campey

The story of early English Canadian immigration to Canada is finally told in detail.

Ignored but Not Forgotten is a compelling and moving account of one of Canada’s foremost immigrant groups: the story of...


Function-Based Spatiality and the Development of Korean Communities in Japan

by David Rands

Function-Based Spatiality and the Development of Korean Communities in Japan utilizes the theoretical model of complex adaptive systems and introduces the concept of function-based spatiality to investigate...


Mayday! Mayday!

by Lowell Psy.D. Green

Lowell Green presents a powerful, persuasive, well-documented and incredibly well researched argument for a substantial reduction in Canada's yearly intake of immigrants and refugees, and an immediate halt to...


The Dream Fields of Florida

by Ella Schmidt

Immigrant workers from indigenous communities who are working in low-wage jobs are often stigmatized for their origins, their status, and their poverty. For them, achieving the American Dream means overcoming...


The German Jews in America

by Gerhard Falk

This book describes the assimilation and acculturation of a small minority who immigrated to the United States in the nineteenth century and again in the twentieth century. Gerhard Falk focuses on refugees who...


Border Patrol Nation

by Todd Miller

"In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the...


Scotland Farewell

by Donald Mackay

This is the story of the Highland Scots who sailed to Pictou, Nova Scotia, in 1773 aboard the brig Hector. These intrepid emigrants came for many reasons: the famine of the previous spring, pressures of population...


Resilience in South Sudanese Women

by Godriver Wanga-Odhiambo

Resilience in South Sudanese Women describes the historical injustices in Southern Sudan that led to the outbreak of civil wars. These injustices included socio-economic and political marginalization that denied...


Reverie and Reality

by Yanning Wang

This is a study of Chinese gentry women’s poems on the theme of travel written during the late imperial period (ca.1600–1911), when Chinese women’s literature and culture flourished as never before. It...


The Comfort of Strangers

by Jinmi Adisa

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 Floating Island Plays

by Eduardo Machado

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


Forced to Flee

by Peter W. Arsdale

'The Modern Refugee Era' began with the end of World War II. An extensive literature has been created on the issue of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons during this period. While much of this has...


The Chinese in Silicon Valley

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

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

A growing share of the world's population lives in the 175 developing countries, while global income and wealth are increasingly concentrated in the 25 developed countries. The resulting migration from developing...


The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration

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...


Dirty Work

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...