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Emigration & Immigration

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  • 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...

  • On the Lineby Vanesa Ribas

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    "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...

  • Pflege und Migration in Europaby Andrea Hitzemann; Anna Waldhausen; Nausikaa Schirilla

    Lambertus-Verlag 2012; Not Available

    Haushalte von Pflegebedürftigen in Westeuropa werden zu Arbeitsplätzen für PendelmigrantInnen aus Osteuropa. Diese verbessern damit das Familieneinkommen, neue Probleme entstehen aber in der Versorgung von Kindern und älteren Menschen in den Herkunftsländern. Der vorliegende Sammelband betrachtet das Thema Pflegemigration fächer- und länderübergreifend.... 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...

  • Rural migrants in urban settingby G. Beijer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The migration of country dwellers towards the urban areas has been a most important factor in the development of the West European society in which we live today. Therefore, those engaged in research and policy making in the social field must acquire a better under­ standing of this form of migration if they are to deal effectively with a number of... more...

  • Scratching Out a Livingby Angela Stuesse

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    How has Latino immigration transformed the South? In what ways is the presence of these newcomers complicating efforts to organize for workplace justice? Scratching Out a Living takes readers deep into Mississippi?s chicken processing plants and communities, where large numbers of Latin American migrants were recruited in the mid-1990s to labor alongside... 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...

  • Underground Americaby Peter Orner; Luis Alberto Urrea

    McSweeney's 2015; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • Undocumented Immigrants in the United States: An Encyclopedia of Their Experience [2 volumes]by Anna O'Leary

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 189.00

    This two-volume work supplies accessible and comprehensive coverage of this complex subject by consolidating the insights of hundreds of scholars who have studied the issues of undocumented immigration in the United States for years. It provides a historical perspective that underscores the exponential growth of the undocumented population in the... more...

  • Vielfältiges Deutschlandby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 21.76

    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...