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- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 18.00
In an epic story that spans 150 years and continues to the present day, Iris Chang tells of a people?s search for a better life?the determination of the Chinese to forge an identity and a destiny in a strange land and, often against great obstacles, to find success. She chronicles the many accomplishments in America of Chinese immigrants and their... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00
The twelve essays explore three connected aspects of European expansion in the period between 1500 and 1900 - migration, trade, and slavery - with some attention given to present-day echoes from that era. more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99
This book contains statistical snapshots for 195 countries and 13 regional and income groups. The 200+ tables, each focused on one country, region, or income group, explore immigration, emigration and skilled emigration, and inward and outward remittance flows. Summary reports on the top 10 countries in each category are also included. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00
Using a systems approach, this book examines how transatlantic labor migrations were linked to European circuits of geographic mobility, and explores the development of social networks that were crucial in Portuguese migrantsa (TM) socioeconomic adaptation in the Argentine pampas and Patagonia. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 74.50
The two most recent EU enlargements in May 2004 and in January 2007 have greatly increased the diversity of historic experiences and contemporary conceptions of statehood, nation-building and citizenship within the Union. How did newly formed states determine who would become their citizens? How do countries relate to their large emigrant communities,... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 29.95
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 33.99
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 a modern phenomenon? In From Immigrants to Americans, Jacob Vigdor offers a direct comparison of the experiences of immigrants in the United... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Examines the immense surges in immigration, both legal and illegal, in what are traditionally two of the world's most important planned settler receiving countries - Australia and the United States since the mid-1990s. This work is suitable for both scholars and postgraduate students working on immigration. more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 22.00
From one of Canada's leading journalists comes a major book about how the movement of populations from rural to urban areas on the margins is reshaping our world. These transitional spaces are where the next great economic and cultural boom will be born, or where the great explosion of violence will occur. The difference depends on our ability to notice.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
Taking a new look at two controversial topics, American anti-Communism and the Cold War, this book reveals the little known history of anti-Communism in the US from the point of view of ethnic refugee/émigré groups, and also offers insight into the lives of minority groups that have hitherto not received scholarly attention. more...