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  • 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...

  • Research Handbook on International Law and Migrationby V. Chetail; C. Bauloz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Migration is a complex and multifaceted issue, and the current legal framework suffers from considerable ambiguity and lack of cohesive focus. This Handbook offers a comprehensive take on the intersection of law and migration studies and provides strategies for better understanding the potential of international legal norms in regulating migration.... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Refugee Rights and Realitiesby Frances Nicholson; Patrick Twomey

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 114.00

    Assesses the rights of refugees and asylum seekers and contrasts international law with state practice. more...

  • Immigrants at the Marginsby Kitty Calavita

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 52.00

    Exposes the tension between the legal status of immigrants and the government emphasis on integration. more...

  • U.S. Immigration Laws Under the Threat of Terrorismby Julie Farnam

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    When the United States tightened its immigration policies in response to concerns over terrorism, Microsoft’s Bill Gates and General Electric’s Jeffrey Immelt warned that some of these restrictions were harmful to US economic interests. Further, academic more...

  • Asylum Deniedby David Ngaruri Kenney; Philip Schrag

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    Asylum Denied is the gripping story of political refugee David Ngaruri Kenney's harrowing odyssey through the world of immigration processing in the United States. Kenney, while living in his native Kenya, led a boycott to protest his government's treatment of his fellow farmers. He was subsequently arrested and taken into the forest to be executed.... more...