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- Policy Press 2010; US$ 39.95
Rooted in more than two decades of scholarship, this book uses critical social theory and participatory, biographical and arts-based methods with asylum seekers, refugees and emerging communities to explore the dynamics of the asylum-migration-community nexus. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
British Untouchables provides a major study on the issues facing the education of Dalit children and young people growing up in Britain. The book is based on extensive field work and uses a qualitative research methodology, including in-depth interviews with parents, teachers and children, and detailed observations in homes and schools. It offers a... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 29.99
A joint effort led by the African Development Bank and the World Bank, 'Leveraging Migration for Africa' is the first comprehensive publication on harnessing migration, remittances, and other diaspora resources for the development of Africa. It comes at a time when countries in Africa and elsewhere are grappling with difficult choices on how... more...
- 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$ 4.78
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,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
Sind in Deutschland lebende türkische Paare zufriedener als deutsche Paare? Oder sind türkische Paare aufgrund ihrer sozioökonomischen Deprivation krisenanfälliger und daher unzufriedener? Unter Anwendung von Strukturgleichungsmodellen prüft Sabine Gründler die Wirkung der sozialen Lage auf die Partnerschaftszufriedenheit.... 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...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 16.95
Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to raise the drawbridge: immigrant workers are needed, but no longer welcome. So migrants die in trucks or drown en route; they are murdered in smuggling... more...
- Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 24.95
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... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 21.45
Eine zukunftsfähige Gesellschaft, die einen anderen Umgang mit dem Thema »Migration« kultivieren möchte als bisher, muss ihr Selbstverständnis verändern. Im 21. Jahrhundert tragen Konzepte nicht mehr, die ein nationales »Wir« von einem fremden »Die anderen« unterscheiden. Was aber trägt stattdessen? Aus fünf Blickwinkeln liefert »Vielfältiges Deutschland«... more...