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  • At America's Gatesby Erika Lee

    The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 29.99

    With the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Chinese laborers became the first group in American history to be excluded from the United States on the basis of their race and class. This landmark law changed the course of U.S. immigration history, but we know little about its consequences for the Chinese in America or for the United States as a nation of... more...

  • Human Rights and Immigrationby Ruth Rubio-Marín

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 109.99

    This book examines major issues in the protection of the human rights of migrants. Providing a multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary analysis, the work allows scholars, human rights practitioners and activists to access current discussions in the field. more...

  • Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomyby Tove Malloy; Alexander Osipov; Balázs Vizi

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 97.99

    Non-territorial autonomy (NTA) is a statecraft tool aimed at respecting the rights of ethnic and cultural minority groups. This volume examines the non-territorial institutional and public administration functions of NTA, providing policy-makers and ethno-cultural groups the tools to promote social cohesion while respecting diversity. more...

  • Challenging Ethnic Citizenshipby Daniel Levy; Yfaat Weiss

    Berghahn Books 2002; US$ 34.95

    In contrast to most other countries, both Germany and Israel have descent-based concepts of nationhood and have granted members of their nation (ethnic Germans and Jews) who wish to immigrate automatic access to their respective citizenship privileges. Therefore these two countries lend themselves well to comparative analysis of the integration process... more...

  • Borders, Fences and Wallsby Elisabeth Vallet

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the question remains ’Do good fences still make good neighbours’? Since the Great Wall of China, the Antonine Wall, built in Scotland to support Hadrian's Wall, the Roman ’Limes’ or the Danevirk fence, the ’wall’ has been a constant in the protection of defined entities claiming sovereignty, East and... more...

  • Whatever Happened to Asylum in Britain?by Pirouet† Louis

    Berghahn Books 2001; US$ 29.95

    Refugees and asylum-seekers are high up on many people's political agenda. Even so, there is a remarkable lack of information. Who are these asylum-seekers? Aren't they almost all "bogus"? How do western immigration authorities decide whether or not they are genuine? Is the UN convention on Refugees out of date and in need of renegotiation? This... more...

  • Trading Barriersby Margaret E. Peters

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    Why have countries increasingly restricted immigration even when they have opened their markets to foreign competition through trade or allowed their firms to move jobs overseas? In Trading Barriers , Margaret Peters argues that the increased ability of firms to produce anywhere in the world combined with growing international competition due to... more...

  • Child Exploitation and Traffickingby Virginia M. Kendall; T. Markus Funk; Richard A. Posner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 52.00

    This book provides an updated, comprehensive introduction to the moral, legal, and political realities of the epidemic of child sexual exploitation and labor trafficking. Written from the perspective of those who have spent their careers in the trenches, the book provides much-needed practical thinking for those involved in this challenging area.... more...

  • A Nation of Immigrantsby John F. Kennedy

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 11.19

    Throughout his presidency, John F. Kennedy was passionate about the issue of immigration reform. He believed that America is a nation of people who value both tradition and the exploration of new frontiers, people who deserve the freedom to build better lives for themselves in their adopted homeland. This modern edition of his posthumously published,... more...

  • Rethinking refugee lawby N. Nathwani

    BRILL 2003; US$ 141.00

    This study explores the consequences of the theory of necessity for the interpretation of key concepts of refugee law and concludes that a generous refugee practice can be conceived and logically justified even if a restrictive immigration policy is a political reality. more...