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Emigration & Immigration

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  • Asylum, Migration and Communityby Maggie O'Neill

    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...

  • Leveraging Migration for Africaby World Bank

    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...

  • Living "Illegal"by Marie Friedmann Marquardt; Timothy J Steigenga; Philip J. Williams; Manuel A. Vasquez

    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...

  • The Happiness of Blond People (Penguin Specials)by Elif Shafak

    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...

  • In the Shadow of a Conflictby Bill Derman; Randi Kaarhus

    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...

  • Border Vigilsby Jeremy Harding

    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...

  • The Early Morning Phonecallby Anna Lindley

    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...

  • Vielfältiges Deutschlandby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 20.31

    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...

  • Undocumented Immigrants in the United States: An Encyclopedia of Their Experienceby Anna O'Leary

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 189.00

    This two-volume reference work addresses the dynamic lives of undocumented immigrants in the United States and establishes these individuals' experiences as a key part of our nation's demographic and sociological evolution. more...

  • Migrations- und Integrationsforschung ? multidisziplinäre Perspektivenby Heinz Fassmann; Julia Dahlvik

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 14.13

    Mit Migration und Integrationsforschung befassen sich viele Disziplinen, doch jeweils mit unterschiedlichen Sichtweisen, Methoden und theoretischen Konzepten. Die Aufgabe dieses Buches ist es, diese Sichtweisen, Methoden und Konzepte im Überblick und im Vergleich darzustellen. Dabei wird deutlich, dass nicht eine und in sich geschlossene Migrations-... more...