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- Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 27.95
Based on thorough ethnographic fieldwork in a refugee camp in Tanzania this book provides a rich account of the benevolent "disciplining mechanisms" of humanitarian agencies, led by the UNHCR, and of the situated, dynamic, indeterminate, and fluid nature of identity (re)construction in the camp. While the refugees are expected to behave as innocent,... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
From Alaska to Florida, millions of immigrants and their supporters took to the streets across the United States to rally for immigrant rights in the spring of 2006. The scope and size of their protests, rallies, and boycotts made these the most significant events of political activism in the United States since the 1960s. This accessibly written volume... more...
- UPF 2011; US$ 69.95
In this timely volume, Keith Tinker explores the flow of peoples to and from the Bahamas and assesses the impact of various migrant groups on the character of the islands society and identity. more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 14.09
In 1959 13-year-old Eva Hoffman left her home in Cracow, Poland for a new life in America. This memoir evokes with deep feeling the sense of uprootendess and exile created by this disruption, something which has been the experience of tens of thousands of people this century. Her autobiography is profoundly personal but also tells one of the most... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 82.99
The Cultures of Italian Migration allows the adjective 'Italian' to qualify people's movements along diverse trajectories and temporal dimensions. Discussions on migrations to and from Italy meet in that discursive space where critical concepts like 'home,' 'identity,' 'subjectivity,' and 'otherness' eschew stereotyping. This volume demonstrates that... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 134.90
This edited volume containing thirty-five chapters focuses on three main contemporary issues: the phenomenon of "new Indians" in the past five decades, the impact of rising India on settled Indian communities, and the recent migrants. By examining these interrelated aspects, this study seeks to address questions like: what does "Rising... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 67.50
Population mobility increases with economic development and globalization. The migration of people affects countries in many ways -- socially, economically and politically. However, there are fundamental tensions in efforts to manage international migration in a globalizing world. On the one hand, business is transnational as it necessitates the unrestricted... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 29.99
Die Studien im Rahmen von PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) haben die bildungspolitische Debatte in Deutschland wiederbelebt und ihr wieder öffentliche Aufmerksamkeit verschafft. Der internationale V- gleich hat die mangelnde Leistungsfähigkeit unseres Bildungssystems, aber auch dessen mangelnde Integrationsfähigkeit ins öffentliche... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Structural needs for immigrant labour in health care, restaurant, tourism, agricultural and other economic sectors, together with harsher economic circumstances in most sending countries, almost certainly ensure the continuation of large-scale immigration to the US and Australia. But in harder times, especially in the US, sustaining this immigration... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 12.68
In February 2007, we asked people from any background to send us their true personal accounts of immigration to Britain. The response was significant, and the range of entries overwhelming. Six judges ? including Shami Chakrabarti of Liberty and the novelist Kate Mosse ? selected the best, most illuminating and most powerful entries to be published... more...