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Emigration & Immigration

  • Access to Justice for Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanonby Alix Nasri; Wissam Tannous

    ILO Publications 2014; US$ 20.00

    This study analyses the legislative framework applicable to immigration and employment in the domestic work sector and traces back the evolution of the jurisprudence of Criminal Courts and of Labour Arbitration Councils since the year 2000 in cases involving migrant domestic workers (MDW) victim of labour exploitation. It also identifies obstacles... more...

  • Alienatedby Victor C. Romero

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 42.50

    A legal examination of how immigrants rights are - or are not - being protected under the constituion. more...

  • Alternative Health Careby Michael Goldstein

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    In November of 1998 The Journal of the American Medical Association devoted an entire issue to alternative medicine for the first time in its publishing history. According to survey results reported in the journal, 83 million Americans used some form of alternative medicine to preserve and maintain their health in 1997, a sharp increase from the... more...

  • American Immigration: A Very Short Introductionby David A. Gerber

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 7.99

    Americans have come from every corner of the globe, brought together by a variety of historical processes. A thoughtful look at immigration, anti-immigration sentiments, and the motivations and experiences of the migrants themselves, this book offers a compact but wide-ranging look at one of America's persistent hot-button issues. A fascinating and... more...

  • American Sanctuaryby A. Roger Ekirch

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 30.00

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  • The American in Canada, Revisedby Brian D. Wruk

    ECW Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    Revised and updated with 2013 tax lawHundreds of thousands of Americans are living in Canada today — and the tax issues for everyone from green card holders living in Canada to Canadians returning home from years in the U.S. are astounding and complex. In easy-to-understand language, The American in Canada focuses on the eight key areas of transition... more...

  • Americans at the Gateby Carl J. Bon Tempo

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    Unlike the 1930s, when the United States tragically failed to open its doors to Europeans fleeing Nazism, the country admitted over three million refugees during the Cold War. This dramatic reversal gave rise to intense political and cultural battles, pitting refugee advocates against determined opponents who at times successfully slowed admissions.... more...

  • Americans in Waitingby Hiroshi Motomura

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 17.99

    Although America is unquestionably a nation of immigrants, its immigration policies have inspired more questions than consensus on who should be admitted and what the path to citizenship should be. In Americans in Waiting , Hiroshi Motomura looks to a forgotten part of our past to show how, for over 150 years, immigration was assumed to be a transition... more...

  • Are Human Rights for Migrants?by Marie-Benedicte Dembour; Tobias Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Human rights seemingly offer universal protection. However, irregular migrants have, at best, only problematic access to human rights. Whether understood as an ethical injunction or legally codified norm, the promised protection of human rights seems to break down when it comes to the lived experience of irregular migrants. This book therefore asks... more...

  • Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Idealby Lydia Morris

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 65.95

    Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal: A Sociology of Rights puts forward the argument that rights must be understood as part of a social process: a terrain for strategies of inclusion and exclusion but also of contestation and negotiation. Engaging debate about how ?cosmopolitan? principles and practices may be transforming national sovereignty,... more...