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- Fairleigh Dickinson 2013; US$ 69.99
This book examines fiction and nonfiction texts from the period 1830 to 1860 to demonstrate how major and minor American writers constructed their country?s identity by contrasting their own characteristics with those of innumerable immigrants. Confronted with newcomers whose cultural and social background made them appear more alien than their predecessors,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
This book highlights the crossroads between concepts of lifestyle and the growing body of work on 'mobilities'. The study of lifestyle offers a lens through which to study the kinds of moorings, dwellings, repetitions and routines around which mobilities become socially, culturally and politically meaningful. Bringing together scholars from... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 12.77
At first The Emigrants appears simply to document the lives of four Jewish émigrés in the twentieth century. But gradually, as Sebald's precise, almost dreamlike prose begins to draw their stories, the four narrations merge into one overwhelming evocation of exile and loss. Written with a bone-dry sense of humour and a fascination with... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99
Focusing on the local New Jersey/New York Irish-American experience, this interdisciplinary book is a case study in what Irish-Americans have contributed to public and cultural life in the United States: how they have retained elements of Irish culture and invented elements of their own ethnic American culture. Students of ethnicity will find, in... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
This book examines the role and impact of EU, international human rights and refugee law on national laws and policies for integration and argues for a broad understanding of the relationship between integration and the law. It analyses the legal foundations of integration at the international and regional levels and examines the interaction of national,... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change explores the intersection of gender, migration, and rurality in 21st-century Western and non-Western contexts. In a world where heightened globalization is making borders increasingly porous, rural communities form part of the migration nexus. While rural out-migration is well-documented,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 73.99
Social tensions between majority and minority populations often center on claims that minorities are largely responsible for crime and disorder. Members of some disadvantaged groups in all developed countries, sometimes long-standing residents and other times recent immigrants, experience unwarranted disparities in their dealings with the criminal... 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...