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- New Press, The 2011; US$ 26.95
Today?s polarized debates over immigration revolve around a set of one-dimensional characters and unchallenged stereotypes. Yet the resulting policy prescriptions, not least of them Arizona?s draconian new law SB 1070, are dangerously real and profoundly counterproductive. A major new antidote to this trend, Living ?Illegal? is an ambitious new... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 4.21
Penguin Specials are designed to fill a gap. Written to be read over a long commute or a short journey, they are original and exclusively in digital form. This is Elif Shafak's examination of national identity. "You know, I never understand. How come their children are so quiet and well disciplined?" "Yeah," said the distressed father, his voice... more...
- Weaver Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Zimbabwe has cast a powerful regional and international shadow since it became independent in 1980 and more recently, through the crises of the first decade of the twenty-first century. The 2000s were a decade of combined political, economic and social crises in Zimbabwe following what had been a relatively successful twenty years of independence since... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 44.99
In dieser Studie über die Aufgaben, die sich der deutschen und europäischen Politik durch Wanderungsbewegungen stellen, wird unter anderem auf außenpolitische Fragen eingegangen. Der Ausgangspunkt ist die Frage, welche Herausforderungen und welche Chancen Wanderungsbewegungen für Deutschland darstellen. In einem zweiten Schritt wird die derzeitige... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00
The migration of country dwellers towards the urban areas has been a most important factor in the development of the West European society in which we live today. Therefore, those engaged in research and policy making in the social field must acquire a better under standing of this form of migration if they are to deal effectively with a number of... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00
This brief study of the 1945 expulsion of German populations from Eastern-Central and Eastern Europe does not by any means pretend to be a complete and exhaustive analysis of a subject so massive, complex and controversial. Moreover, it is selective: in dealing with the reception of the expellees it focuses on West Germany, which though most extensively... more...
- Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 27.95
As migration from poverty-stricken and conflict-affected countries continues to hit the headlines, this book focuses on an important counter-flow: the money that people send home. Despite considerable research on the impact of migration and remittances in countries of origin - increasingly viewed as a source of development capital - still little is... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 189.00
This two-volume work supplies accessible and comprehensive coverage of this complex subject by consolidating the insights of hundreds of scholars who have studied the issues of undocumented immigration in the United States for years. It provides a historical perspective that underscores the exponential growth of the undocumented population in the... more...
- Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69
In the last decade Ireland's immigrant population grew to more than one in ten. Now in the midst of an economic crisis the integration of immigrants has become a topical issue. Drawing extensively on demographic data and research on immigrant lives, immigrant participation in Irish politics and the experiences of immigrants living in deprived communities,... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
"How does one put into words the rage that workers feel when supervisors threaten to replace them with workers who will not go to the bathroom in the course of a fourteen-hour day of hard labor, even if it means wetting themselves on the line?" ?From the Preface In this gutsy, eye-opening examination of the lives of workers in the New South, Vanesa... more...