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  • Sacrificing Familiesby Leisy Abrego

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 21.95

    Widening global inequalities make it difficult for parents in developing nations to provide for their children, and both mothers and fathers often find that migration in search of higher wages is their only hope. Their dreams are straightforward: with more money, they can improve their children's lives. But the reality of their experiences is often... more...

  • Remaking Citizenshipby Kathleen Coll

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    Remaking Citizenship explores the stories of low-income Latinas actively engaged in a new vision of feminist politics rooted in concerns as disparate as domestic violence, childrearing, women's self-esteem, and immigrant and workers' rights. more...

  • What Happened to the Children Who Fled Nazi Persecutionby Gerald Holton; Gerhard Sonnert; Bernard Baylin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 31.00

    The result of a four-year, in-depth study of those refugees who came as children or youths from Central Europe to the United States during the 1930s and 1940s, fleeing persecution from the National Socialist regime. This study uses social science methodology and examines their fates in their new country, their successes and tribulations. more...

  • Hostels, Homes, Museumby Noëleen Murray; Leslie Witz

    University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    This book tracks moments in the making and remaking of a museum in Lwandle, some 40 kilometers from Cape Town. In 1998 this space of seeming anonymity, which was established in the 1950s under apartheid as a ?native location? for the purposes of housing temporary migrant labor, surprisingly became the site for the first township museum in the Western... more...

  • Methodologies on the Moveby Anna Amelina; Thomas Faist; Devrimsel D. Nergiz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This volume establishes a new agenda for approaches to migration research and the corresponding methodologies. A wide range of international contributors focus on the question of how to overcome the so-called 'methodological nationalism' within empirical studies on migration. They address two main challenges: how to contextualize the empirical research... more...

  • The Party Politics of the EU and Immigrationby Pontus Odmalm

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the changing nature of party competition in four West European countries. It pays special attention to how different ideological positions give rise to contradictory cues when parties engage with atypical election issues like the EU and immigration. more...

  • La Caceríaby Mirta Ojito

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00

    La verdadera historia del asesinato de un inmigrante que convirtió a un pueblo acogedor en Long Island, en la zona cero en la guerra contra la inmigración. En noviembre del 2008, Marcelo Lucero, un inmigrante Ecuatoriano de treinta y siete años, fue atacado y asesinado por un grupo de adolecentes cuando caminaba por las calles de Patchogue acompañado... more...

  • Return to Senderby Karsten Paerregaard

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Return to Sender is an anthropological account of how Peruvian emigrants raise and remit money and what that activity means for themselves and for their home communities. The book draws on first-hand ethnographic data from North and South America, Europe, and Japan to describe how Peruvians remit to relatives at home, collectively raise money to... more...

  • The Hadhrami Diaspora in Southeast Asiaby Ahmed Ibrahim Abushouk; Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim

    BRILL 2009; US$ 159.00

    Based on the proceedings of an international conference convened by the Department of History and Civilisation, International Islamic University Malaysia, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in Kuala Lumpur, from 26th to 28th August 2005, this title reviews twelve out of thirty-five papers presented at the conference. more...

  • My Name Is Not Natashaby John Davies

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 62.50

    An account of how trafficked women experience and then overcome sexual slavery and trafficking without or in spite of the help offered by outside agencies. more...