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  • Marginal Workersby Ruben J. Garcia

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 69.00

    Undocumented and authorized immigrant labourers, female workers, workers of colour, guest workers, and unionized workers together compose an enormous and diverse part of the labour force in America. Labour and employment laws are supposed to protect employees from various workplace threats, such as poor wages, bad working conditions, and unfair dismissal.... more...

  • No Undocumented Child Left Behindby Michael A. Olivas

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 69.00

    The 1982 U. S. Supreme Court case of Plyler v. Doe, which made it possible for undocumented children to enroll in Texas public schools, was a watershed moment for immigrant rights in the United States. The Court struck down both a state statute denying funding for education to undocumented children and a municipal school district's attempt to charge... more...

  • Contesting Citizenshipby Anne McNevin

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 49.99

    Irregular migrants complicate the boundaries of citizenship and stretch the parameters of political belonging. Comprised of refugees, asylum seekers, "illegal" labor migrants, and stateless persons, this group of migrants occupies new sovereign spaces that generate new subjectivities. Investigating the role of irregular migrants in the transformation... more...

  • Fleeing Homophobiaby Thomas Spijkerboer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes the main legal issues arising in relation to LGBTI people... more...

  • Behind the Green Cardby Donald Dobkin

    Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 22.95

    Behind the Green Card explodes the innumerable myths and bogeymen that obscure the reality of US immigration policy. Blinded by misguided 'national security interests,' the United States has codified a series of unworkable and irresponsible laws which make this country weaker, poorer and less secure than ever. Through the elimination of both... more...

  • Undoing Border Imperialismby Harsha Walia; Andrea Smith

    AK Press 2014; US$ 10.99

    Cutting-edge practice and theory from the front lines of the movements for indigenous and transnational freedom. more...

  • Fear in Bongolandby Marc Sommers

    Berghahn Books 2001; US$ 27.95

    Spurred by wars and a drive to urbanize, Africans are crossing borders and overwhelming cities in unprecedented numbers. At the center of this development are young refugee men who migrate to urban areas. This volume, the first full-length study of urban refugees in hiding, tells the story of Burundi refugee youth who escaped from remote camps... more...

  • Documenting Transnational Migrationby Antoun† Richard T.

    Berghahn Books 2005; US$ 34.95

    Most studies on transnational migration either stress assimilation, circulatory migration, or the negative impact of migration. This remarkable study, which covers migrants from one Jordanian village to 17 different countries in Europe, Asia, and North America, emphasizes the resiliency of transnational migrants after long periods of absence, social... more...

  • The Political Economy of Border Drawingby Regine Paul

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    The conditions for non-EU migrant workers to gain legal entry to Britain, France, and Germany are at the same time similar and quite different. To explain this variation this book compares the fine-grained legal categories for migrant workers in each country, and examines the interaction of economic, social, and cultural rationales in determining... more...

  • Refugee Protection and the Role of Lawby Susan Kneebone; Dallal Stevens; Loretta Baldassar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed around two themes which go to the core of contemporary... more...