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- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
The author of "Across the Wire" offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in May 2001, a group of 26 men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona. Only 12 men came back out. "Superb . . . Nothing less than a saga on the scale of the Exodus and an ordeal as heartbreaking as the Passion . . . The... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
When Enrique is five years old, his mother, Lourdes, too poor to feed her children, leaves Honduras to work in the United States. The move allows her to send money back home to Enrique so he can eat better and go to school past the third grade. Lourdes promises Enrique she will return quickly. But she struggles in America. Years pass. He begs... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
The enlargement of the European Union has had an enormous impact on migration within Europe. This book addresses the form of these effects, outlining the social, political and economic problems created by the free movement of people within the European Union. more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 18.00
Unlike the wave of immigration that came through Ellis Island and then subsided, immigration to the United States from Mexico has been virtually uninterrupted for one hundred years. In this vividly detailed book, Tomás R. Jiménez takes us into the lives of later-generation descendents of Mexican immigrants, asking for the first time how this constant... more...
- New Press, The 2009; US$ 17.95
Widely praised as a splendid addition to the literature on the great wave of post?1970 immigration from Mexico?as a result of which an estimated 6 million undocumented Mexican migrants now live in the United States? The World of Mexican Migrants , by acclaimed author Judith Adler Hellman, takes us into the lives of those who, no longer able to eke... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
One out of five Americans are first- or second-generation immigrants. This study probes all aspects of the new immigrant second generation live's, exploring their potential to transform American society for better or worse. more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95
German migration policy now stands at a major crossroad, caught between a fifty-year history of missed opportunities and serious new challenges. Focusing on these new challenges that German policy makers face, the authors, both internationally recognized in this field, use historical argument, theoretical analysis, and empirical evaluation to advance... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 36.00
Traditionally, social scientists have assumed that past imperialism hinders the future development prospects of colonized nations. Challenging this widespread belief, Matthew Lange argues in Lineages of Despotism and Development that countries once under direct British imperial control have developed more successfully than those that were ruled... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2009; US$ 37.00
The Dalton-Whit?eld County area of Georgia has one of the highest concentrations of Latino residents in the southeastern United States. In 2006, a Washington Post article referred to the carpet-manufacturing city of Dalton as a “U.S. border town,” even though the community lies more than twelve hundred miles from Mexico. Voices from... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
One of The New York Times Book Review ?s 10 Best Books of the Year In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize?winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.... more...