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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00
Communication between government authorities and immigrants is a topic of current relevance, posing difficulties for both sides. Drawing on 279 real conversations between immigrants and authorities in Berlin and Buenos Aires, this book discusses the causes of communicationproblems in an intercultural context and viable options for dealing with them.It... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 199.00
Environmental change in general, and climatic change in particular, are likely to impact significantly upon resources such as water and soils, transforming present day landscapes and their ecological characteristics. As a consequence, disruptions of socio-economic activities in sensitive regions of the globe can be expected in coming decades. Agriculture... more...
- Weaver Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Zimbabwe has cast a powerful regional and international shadow since it became independent in 1980 and more recently, through the crises of the first decade of the twenty-first century. The 2000s were a decade of combined political, economic and social crises in Zimbabwe following what had been a relatively successful twenty years of independence since... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 16.95
Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to raise the drawbridge: immigrant workers are needed, but no longer welcome. So migrants die in trucks or drown en route; they are murdered in smuggling... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95
Analysing the dynamics of the post-1990 Albanian migration to Italy, this book is the first major study of one of Europe?s newest, most dramatic yet least understood migrations. It takes a close look at migrants? employment, housing and social exclusion in Italy, as well as the process of return migration to Albania. The research described in the... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 27.95
The refusal or reception of refugees has had serious implications for the social policies and social realities of numerous countries in east and west. Exploring experiences, interpretations and practices of 'refugees,' 'the internally displaced' and 'returnees' in or emerging from societies in violent conflict, this volume challenges prevailing... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 24.95
As migration from poverty-stricken and conflict-affected countries continues to hit the headlines, this book focuses on an important counter-flow: the money that people send home. Despite considerable research on the impact of migration and remittances in countries of origin - increasingly viewed as a source of development capital - still little... more...
- Granta Publications 2013; US$ 10.65
An exhilarating and blackly funny exploration of migration and borders from an Albanian who grew up in Hoxha's madhouse, longing to cross to Greece, only to find another seam of absurdities and disappointments on his eventual arrival. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 19.99
Framing the West argues that photography was intrinsic to British territorial expansion and settlement on the northwest coast. Williams shows how male and female settlers used photography to establish control over the territory and its indigenous inhabitants, as well as how native peoples eventually turned the technology to their own purposes. Photographs... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 19.95
A general study of Jewish participation in American sports, which focuses specifically on baseball, boxing and basketball. The author refutes the assumption that Jewish tradition has not been positive about sporting activities. more...