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  • Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees, Second Editionby JD Fernando Chang-Muy; DSW Elaine P. Congress

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 79.99

    Praise for the first edition: ?This book is an optimal tool for instructors and students of graduate classes in social work and related disciplines.? -Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health ?This book is a major contribution to social workers and their clients as it addresses advocacy on behalf of immigrants... more...

  • Just Like Usby Helen Thorpe

    Scribner 2009; US$ 17.00

    A powerful and moving account of four young women from Mexico who have lived most of their lives in the United States and attend the same high school. Two of them have legal documentation and two do not. Just Like Us is their story. A stunning work of in-depth journalism in the tradition of Random Family , Helen Thorpe's Just Like Us takes... more...

  • The Immigrant Advantageby Claudia Kolker

    Free Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    Do you have a relative or friend who would gladly wait on you, hand and foot, for a full month after you had a baby? How about someone to deliver a delicious, piping hot home-cooked meal, just like your mother?s, right to your front door after work? Do you know people you?d trust enough to give several hundred dollars a month to, with no receipt,... more...

  • Creating a Nation with Clothby Ping-Ann Addo

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Tongan women living outside of their island homeland create and use hand-made, sometimes hybridized, textiles to maintain and rework their cultural traditions in diaspora. Central to these traditions is an ancient concept of homeland or nation- fonua -which Tongans retain as an anchor for modern nation-building. Utilizing the concept of the "multi-territorial... more...

  • Migration and Diaspora in Modern Asiaby Sunil S. Amrith

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Traces the history of modern migration against the background of empires, their dissolution and the onset of modernity. more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    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...

  • A Nation of Nationsby Tom Gjelten

    Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 28.00

    The dramatic and compelling story of the transformation of America during the last fifty years, told through a handful of families in one suburban county in Virginia that has been utterly changed by recent immigration. In the fifty years since the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, the foreign-born population of the United States has tripled. Significantly,... more...

  • One Out of Threeby Nancy Foner

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    In this absorbing anthology, in-depth portraits of diverse ethnic populations, including the Chinese, Dominicans, Jamaicans, Koreans, Liberians, Mexicans, and Jews from the former Soviet Union reveal surprising new realities of immigrant life in twenty-first-century New York City. Contributors show how fifty years of massive inflows have transformed... more...

  • Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000by George Reid Andrews

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    While the rise and abolition of slavery and ongoing race relations are central themes of the history of the United States, the African diaspora actually had a far greater impact on Latin and Central America. More than ten times as many Africans came to Spanish and Portuguese America as the United States. In this, the first history of the African diaspora... 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...