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  • 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... 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...

  • Living on the marginsby Alice Bloch; Sonia McKay

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    Living on the margins offers a unique insight into the working lives of undocumented (or ?irregular?) migrants living in London, and their employers. It offers an international context to the research and provides theoretical, policy and empirical analyses. more...

  • BM521: Troubled Transit: Asylum Seekers Stuck in Indonesiaby Antje Missbach

    ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute 2015; US$ 38.87

    Troubled Transit considers the situation of asylum seekers stuck in limbo in Indonesia from a number of perspectives. It presents not only the narratives of many transit migrants but also the perceptions of Indonesian authorities and of representatives of international and non-government organizations responsible for the care of transiting asylum seekers.... more...

  • Handbook on Migration and Social Policyby Gary P. Freeman; Nikola Mirilovic

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    In this detailed Handbook, an interdisciplinary team of scholars explores the consequences of migration for the social policies of rich welfare states. They test conflicting claims as to the positive and negative effects of different types of migration against the experience of countries in Europe, North America, Australasia, the Middle East and South... more...

  • The Cultures of Economic Migrationby Tope Omoniyi; Suman Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume explores the processes of economic migration, the social conditions that follow it and the discourses that underlie research into it. Reflecting critically on economic migration and on the process of studying and creating knowledge about it, the contributors address the question of whether recent enquiries into modernity bring a newer and... more...

  • Immigrant and Refugee Children and Familiesby Alan Dettlaff; Rowena Fong

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 39.99

    Designed for students of social work, public policy, ethnic studies, community development, and migration studies, this textbook provides the best knowledge for culturally responsive practice with immigrant children, adolescents, and families. It summarizes the unique circumstances of Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino, South Asian, African, and Middle... more...