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  • Boundless Worldsby Peter Wynn Kirby

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 27.95

    Where lived experience of surroundings is shifting, visceral, and immersive, interpretation of social spaces tends to be static and remote. "Space" and "place" are also often analyzed without grappling much (if at all) with the social, political, and historical roots of spatial practice. This volume embarks upon the novel strategy of focusing on... more...

  • Years of Conflictby Jason Hart

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    Recent years have witnessed a significant growth of interest in the consequences of political violence and displacement for the young. However, when speaking of "children" commentators have often taken the situation of those in early and middle childhood as representative of all young people under eighteen years of age. As a consequence, the specific... more...

  • Leaving Indiaby Minal Hajratwala

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 14.99

    An inspiring personal saga that explores the collisions of choice and history that led one unforgettable family to become immigrants In this groundbreaking work,Minal Hajratwala mixes history,memoir, and reportage to explore the questions facing not only her own Indian family but that of every immigrant:Where did we come from?Why did we leave? What... more...

  • Dialogues on Migration Policyby Marco Giugni; Florence Passy

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99

    Dialogues on Migration Policy brings together leading American and European scholars of immigration politics to address migration policy. Editors Marco Giugni and Florence Passy's aim to present a number of informed 'dialogues' addressing three main theoretical concerns in this field: the role of the national state in a globalizing world, the determinants... more...

  • Local Citizenship in Recent Countries of Immigrationby Takeyuki Tsuda

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 37.99

    Since the late 1980s, Japan has been experiencing significant levels of immigration primarily from Asian and Latin American countries due to severe domestic labor shortages. Local Citizenship in Recent Countries of Immigration, examines the various dimensions of local citizenship in Japan, with comparative studies from South Korea, Italy, and Spain. more...

  • Migration in the Service of African Developmentby John O. Oucho

    Safari Books Ltd. 2012; US$ 49.95

    Fifteen chapters are included here in this compendium in honour of the Nigerian migration scholar Professor Aderanti Adepoju. Though the authors come from diverse disciplinary backgrounds: geography, demography, sociology and law they all work within the fields of internal and international migration in Africa. Chapters on Uganda, Kenya, Botswana,... more...

  • End of the Refugee Cycle? Theby Richard Black; Khalid Koser

    Berghahn Books 1999; US$ 22.50

    At the start of the 1990s, there was great optimism that the end of the Cold War might also mean the end of the "refugee cycle" - both a breaking of the cycle of violence, persecution and flight, and the completion of the cycle for those able to return to their homes. The 1990s, it was hoped, would become the "decade of repatriation." However, although... more...

  • Refugees and the Transformation of Societiesby Philomena Essed; Georg Frerks; Joke Schrijvers

    Berghahn Books 2004; US$ 27.95

    The refusal or reception of refugees has had serious implications for the social policies and social realities of numerous countries in east and west. Exploring experiences, interpretations and practices of 'refugees,' 'the internally displaced' and 'returnees' in or emerging from societies in violent conflict, this volume challenges prevailing... more...

  • The Places We Shareby Susan Ossman

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 35.99

    This book explores the relationship of mobility to subjectivity, identity to place by exploring the lives of people on the move. The authors draw on research among nomads, immigrants and serial migrants and question their own trajectories. Their comments on cosmopolitanism, ethnicity and religion challenge conventional wisdom from concrete but 'ungrounded'... more...

  • The New Expatriatesby Anne-Meike Fechter; Katie Walsh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    While scholarship on migration has been thriving for decades, little attention has been paid to professionals from Europe and America who move temporarily to destinations beyond ?the West?. Such migrants are marginalised and depoliticised by debates on immigration policy, and thus there is an urgent need to develop nuanced understanding of these more... more...