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Emigration & Immigration

  • The New Deportations Deliriumby Daniel Kanstroom; M. Brinton Lykes

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 39.00

    Since 1996, when the deportation laws were hardened, millions of migrants to the U.S., including many long-term legal permanent residents with ?green cards,? have experienced summary arrest, incarceration without bail, transfer to remote detention facilities, and deportation without counsel?a life-time banishment from what is, in many cases, the only... more...

  • Sanctuary Cityby Jennifer J. Bagelman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book traces the ancient concept of sanctuary. It examines how the contemporary sanctuary city movement contributes to a hostile asylum regime by holding asylum seekers in a suspended state where rights are indefinitely deferred. At the same time, it explores myriad subversive practices challenging this waiting state. more...

  • Deportedby Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80

    The United States currently is deporting more people than ever before: 4 million people have been deported since 1997 ?twice as many as all people deported prior to 1996. There is a disturbing pattern in the population deported: 97% of deportees are sent to Latin America or the Caribbean, and 88% are men, many of whom were originally detained through... more...

  • High-Skill Migration and Recessionby Anna Triandafyllidou; Irina Isaakyan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Women migrants are doubly-disadvantaged by their sex and outsider status when moving to a new country. Highly skilled women are no exception to this rule. This book explores the complex relationship between gender and high-skill migration, with a special focus on the impact of the current economic crisis on highly skilled women-migrants in Europe.... more...

  • Property, Labour and Legal Regulationby Mark Findlay

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    In this revealing comparative study, Mark Findlay examines the problematic nexus between undervalued labour and vulnerable migration status in dis-embedded markets. It highlights the frustrations raised by timeless regulatory failure and the chronic complicity of private property arrangements in delivering unsustainable market engagement. Mark Findlay... more...

  • Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africaby Cristiano d?Orsi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    It is not often acknowledged that the great majority of African refugee movement happens within Africa rather than from Africa to the West. This book examines the specific characteristics and challenges of the refugee situation in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering a new and critical vision on the situation of asylum-seekers and refugees in the African... more...

  • Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Lawby Robert F. Barsky

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law, interpretation and translation studies, border studies,... more...

  • The Canadian in America, Revisedby Brian D. Wruk

    ECW Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    The definitive guide to crossing the border and calling America home — revised and updated with even more timely tax tipsHundreds of thousands of ex-Canadians live south of the border. The similarity in culture can lead Canadians to mistakenly think that the U.S.’s taxes, laws, and customs are also the same. The Canadian in America is an... more...

  • Migrant Rights at Workby Laurie Berg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Public debates about the terms of membership and inclusion have intensified as developed economies increasingly rely on temporary migrant labour. While most agree that temporary migrant workers are entitled to the general protection of employment laws, temporary migrants have, by definition, restricted rights to residence, full social protections and... more...

  • Indispensable yet Unprotectedby ILO

    ILO Publications 2015; US$ 15.00

    This study seeks to understand the problems of women migrant domestic workers and to assess the nature of abuse they face. It examines two of the most frequented migration routes for female domestic workers in India: from the state of Kerala in Southern India to the Arab states and from the state of Jharkhand to New Delhi. more...