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- Urban Institute Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Immigration is changing the face of rural America, from Florida to Washington and from Maine to California. Migrants arrive, many from Mexico, to fill jobs on farms and in farm-related industries, usually at earnings below the poverty. Leaders of rural industries are adamant that a steady influx of foreign workers is necessary for economic survival.... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
In Scorpions for Breakfast , Jan Brewer, America?s toughest governor and one of the most popular conservative political figures in the nation today, proudly defends her embattled state of Arizona and challenges President Obama to do his job and keep our border safe. Unfairly tarred by liberal critics as a state comprised of racist rednecks, Arizona... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Over the past ten to fifteen years there has emerged an increasing concern with mobility in the social sciences and humanities. In Mobility, Space and Culture , Peter Merriman provides an important and timely contribution to the mobilities turn in the social sciences, encouraging academics to rethink the relationship between movement, embodied practices,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This book examines identities, violence and conflict in the context of internal migration within India. As India prepares to count its citizens for Census 2011 with a proposal for a National Population Register and a unique identity card for every Indian citizen, the debate on internal and cross-border migration is significant. The second volume in... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Discussing the multinational networks, global economics, and personal motives that fuel a multibillion dollar trade in human beings as cheap labour, Borderline Slavery suggests future directions for effective policies and law enforcement strategies to prevent the advance of trafficking. As such, it will be of interest to both policy makers and scholars... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Croatia gained the world's attention during the break-up of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s. In this context its image has been overshadowed by visions of ethnic conflict and cleansing, war crimes, virulent nationalism, and occasionally even emergent regionalism. Instead of the norm, this book offers a diverse insight into Croatia in the 1990s by... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 59.95
Integration of newcomers is a major challenge for contemporary Europe. The 'second generation' - children born of immigrant parentage - is crucial in this process, for they constitute a growing and increasingly vocal segment of the metropolitan youth. This timely book offers cross-national comparisons and a new perspective on the position of... more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
In the last decade Irelands immigrant population grew to more than one in ten. Now in the midst of an economic crisis the integration of immigrants has become a topical issue. Drawing extensively on demographic data and research on immigrant lives, immigrant participation in Irish politics and the experiences of immigrants living in deprived... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 21.95
Moving Matters is a richly nuanced portrait of the serial migrant: a person who has lived in several countries, calling each one at some point "home." The stories told here are both extraordinary and increasingly common. Serial migrants rarely travel freely?they must negotiate a world of territorial borders and legal restrictions?yet as they move... more...