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  • On the Lineby Vanesa Ribas

    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...

  • Illegalby Terry Sterling

    Lyons Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    Terry Greene Sterling enters the fearful ghettoes of Arizona, the gateway for nearly half of the nation's undocumented immigrants and the state that is the least welcoming toward them, to tell the stories of the men, women, and children who have crossed the border.  more...

  • The Sweetness of Freedomby Martha Aladjem Bloomfield; Stephen Garr Ostrander

    Michigan State University Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    The Sweetness of Freedom presents an eclectic grouping of late nineteenth- and twentieth-century immigrants' narratives and the personal artifacts, historical documents, and photographs these travelers brought on their journeys to Michigan. Most of the oral histories in this volume are based on interviews conducted with the immigrants themselves.... more...

  • Immigration, Integration and Mobilityby Adrian Favell

    European Consortium for Political Research 2015; Not Available

    A compilation of Adrian Favell's innovative and agenda-setting essays which, since the late 1990s, have charted the emergence of new migration patterns and politics in Europe. Moving fluidly across intellectual boundaries as much as national borders, Favell points the way forward to new thinking in this rapidly evolving interdisciplinary field. more...

  • Underground Americaby Peter Orner; Luis Alberto Urrea

    McSweeney's 2015; US$ 15.99

    Underground America tells the stories of men and women who have come to the United States seeking a better life for their families, only to be subjected to dehumanizing working conditions. Supporting myriad industries, these workers form an essential part of our economy often by working the least desirable jobs without the most basic legal protections.... more...

  • Decade of Betrayalby Francisco E. Balderrama; Raymond Rodríguez

    University of New Mexico Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    Decade of Betrayal focuses on the experiences of individuals illegally shipped from the U.S. to Mexico in the 1930s and the recent questions of a formal apology and fiscal remuneration. more...

  • Precarious Livesby Carmel Smith; Peter Dwyer

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 42.95

    Engaging with contemporary debates about precarity, unfreedom and socio-legal status, this ground breaking book presents the first evidence of forced labour among displaced migrants who seek refuge in the UK. more...

  • The Challenge of Minority Integrationby Peter A. Kraus; Peter Kivisto

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    How is solidarity achieved in highly diverse societies - particularly those that have been until recently characterized by relatively homogeneous populations? What are the implications of growing levels of diversity on existing social arrangements? These two fundamental questions are explored in this edited collection, which examines the... more...

  • The Immigrant Otherby Greg Lamphear; Rich Furman; Douglas Epps

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 39.99

    Absent from the debate over immigration policy is an unambiguous portrait of that policy's effect on human lives. Each chapter in this anthology pairs a description of specific state, national, and transnational laws and regulations with the testimony of individuals struggling to find legitimacy and sanctuary among them. The people profiled in this... more...

  • Mean Streetsby Jonathan Crush; Abel Chikanda

    Southern African Migration Programme 2015; US$ 33.00

    This book powerfully demonstrates that some of the most resourceful entrepreneurs in the South African informal economy are migrants and refugees. Yet far from being lauded, they take their life into their hands when they trade on South Africa?s ?mean streets?. The book draws attention to what they bring to their adopted country through research into... more...