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  • How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africaby Olfmi Tw

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75

    Why hasn't Africa been able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, Olúfémi Táíwò claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that colonialism was an unfinished project. Africans aspired... more...

  • Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodiesby Seth Holmes

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46

    Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies provides an intimate examination of the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants in our contemporary food system. An anthropologist and MD in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, Holmes shows how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care. Holmes?s material is visceral... more...

  • A Sociology of Immigrationby Professor Ewa Morawska

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 34.50

    This bookproposes a new theoretical framework for the study of immigration. It examines four major issues informing current sociological studies of immigration: mechanisms and effects of international migration, processes of immigrants' assimilation and transnational engagements, and the adaptation patterns of the second generation. more...

  • Debating Immigrationby Carol M. Swain

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 23.00

    This 2007 volume explores the nuances of contemporary immigration and citizenship affecting the United States and Europe. more...

  • How Migrant Labor is Changing Rural Chinaby Rachel Murphy

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00

    This book examines how labor migration is changing the countryside in post-Mao China. more...

  • Unsettledby Eric Tang

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    After surviving the Khmer Rouge genocide, followed by years of confinement to international refugee camps, as many as 10,000 Southeast Asian refugees arrived in the Bronx during the 1980s and ?90s. Unsettled chronicles the unfinished odyssey of Bronx Cambodians, closely following one woman and her family for several years as they survive yet resist... more...

  • The Warmth of Other Sunsby Isabel Wilkerson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    One of The New York Times Book Review ?s 10 Best Books of the Year In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize?winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.... more...

  • The Long Way Homeby David Laskin

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    ? The Long Way Home is a riveting remembrance of the Great War by a master writer?. Deeply compelling.? ? Douglas Brinkley ?Moving, revealing, and lovingly researched, this book is a must read, and a great read, for any of us whose forebears came from overseas-meaning just about all of us.? ? Erik Larson The author of the award-winning The Children?s... more...

  • The Hadhrami Diaspora in Southeast Asiaby Ahmed Ibrahim Abushouk; Hassan Ibrahim

    BRILL 2009; US$ 159.00

    This volume addresses the question of the Hadhrami Identity in Southeast Asia from various perspectives, and investigates the patterns of the Hahdrami interaction with diverse cultures, values and beliefs in the region. Special attention is also paid to the Hadhrami local and transnational politics, social stratification and in Southeast Asia. more...

  • My Name Is Not Natashaby John Davies

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 62.50

    An account of how trafficked women experience and then overcome sexual slavery and trafficking without or in spite of the help offered by outside agencies. more...