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  • Centering the Marginby Alexander Horstmann; Reed L. Wadley

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 27.95

    In a completely new approach to borders and border crossing, this volume suggests a re-conceptualization of the nation in Southeast Asia. Choosing an actor approach, the individual chapters in this volume capture the narratives of minorities, migrants and refugees who inhabit and cross borders as part of their everyday life. They show that people... more...

  • Strukturen transnationaler sozialer Unterstützungby Andreas Herz

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Die Transnationalitatsforschung zeigt, dass grenzuberschreitende Bezuge im Kontext von Migration alltaglich sind. Dies stellt Konzeptionen der sozialen Unterstutzungsforschung von Gemeinschaft als territorial eng umgrenzte Einheiten in Frage. Auf der Basis einer Online-Befragung mit deutschen MigrantInnen in Grossbritannien zeigt die netzwerkanalytische... more...

  • Unpolished Gemby Alice Pung

    Granta Publications 2013; Not Available

    With a home-grown accent and an imported heritage, Alice Pung grew up straddling two worlds. By the time she was born, her family had already made the perilous journey from revolutionary China and the killing fields of Cambodia to their new home in a prosperous Australian suburb. But even as Alice dives head-first into life in the only country she's... more...

  • Nicht gerufen und doch gefragtby Pierre-Alain Niklaus

    Lenos Verlag 2013; US$ 13.99

    Mehrere Hunderttausend Personen in der Schweiz greifen heutzutage auf bezahlte Hilfe zurück, um ihren Haushalt in Schuss zu halten. Nur weil im Hintergrund jemand die Hausarbeit übernimmt, können immer mehr Frauen und Männer Erwerbsarbeit und Karrierewünsche mit Familie und Freizeit vereinbaren. In den Privathaushalten sind mehrheitlich Menschen tätig,... more...

  • Transnational Nomadsby Cindy Horst

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 27.95

    There is a tendency to consider all refugees as 'vulnerable victims': an attitude reinforced by the stream of images depicting refugees living in abject conditions. This groundbreaking study of Somalis in a Kenyan refugee camp reveals the inadequacy of such assumptions by describing the rich personal and social histories that refugees bring... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migrationby Marc R. Rosenblum; Daniel J. Tichenor

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99

    In The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration, leading migration experts Marc Rosenblum and Daniel Tichenor gather together 29 field specialists in an authoritative volume on the issue. Integrating the perspectives of the wide variety of fields that hold a stake in the study of migration-political science, sociology, economics,... more...

  • Globalisierung, Bildung und grenzüberschreitende Mobilitätby Jürgen Gerhards; Silke Hans; Sören Carlson

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Transnationales Humankapital, beispielsweise in Form von Fremdsprachenkenntnissen und interkulturellen Kompetenzen, ist eine Ressource, die im Rahmen von Globalisierungsprozessen immer bedeutsamer wird und zu neuen sozialen Ungleichheiten führt. Der Band beschäftigt sich im ersten Teil mit den veränderten Makrokontexten und Ideologien, die transnationales... more...

  • Global Diasporas and Developmentby Sadananda Sahoo; B.K. Pattanaik

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    This volume discusses how diasporas have evolved and engaged in economic, social and cultural domains of their host and home countries across the globe. The volume is divided into six parts: Issues, Challenges and Development Experiences; Diaspora Finance and Economic Development; Knowledge Transfer and Diasporas; The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion;... more...

  • Torn Apartby Judy Rickard; Elizabeth Gilbert

    Findhorn Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    Advice on immigration issues for same-sex couples more...

  • Resilience in South Sudanese Womenby Godriver Wanga-Odhiambo

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99

    This book traces the origin and developments of civil wars in Southern Sudan and how they impacted the female population. It shows how these refugee South Sudanese women dealt with homelessness in host countries through various coping strategies, and their eventual resettlement in USA where again they experienced cultural collisions. Finally, Resilience... more...