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- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 229.00
This volume discusses how diasporas have evolved and engaged in economic, social and cultural domains of their host and home countries across the globe. The volume is divided into six parts: Issues, Challenges and Development Experiences; Diaspora Finance and Economic Development; Knowledge Transfer and Diasporas; The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion;... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 26.60
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00
This volume is a collection of articles dealing with various dimensions of the Global Financial Crisis and its economic and social impact in terms of governance, emigration, remittances, return migration and re-integration. The crisis, which had its origin in the United States in 2008, spread its economic effects on developed as well as developing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
This edited collection addresses theoretical, political and practical aspects of the connection between external immigration controls and internal welfare controls. It considers the implications for the both those subject to controls and those drawn into the web of implementing internal welfare controls. Topics discussed include: * forced dispersal... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 13.99
Framing the West argues that photography was intrinsic to British territorial expansion and settlement on the northwest coast. Williams shows how male and female settlers used photography to establish control over the territory and its indigenous inhabitants, as well as how native peoples eventually turned the technology to their own purposes. Photographs... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 19.95
A general study of Jewish participation in American sports, which focuses specifically on baseball, boxing and basketball. The author refutes the assumption that Jewish tradition has not been positive about sporting activities. more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 20.95
Abolish border controls? Let in large numbers of immigrants? Can this author can be serious? That may be the immediate response to this books evidence in favour of getting rid of costly, often inhumane and only partially effective barriers. But the whole apparatus of passports, visas and fenced borders is relatively new in history. It never used... more...