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  • Australia's Second Chanceby George Megalogenis

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.38

    Australia was the only rich country not to have gone into recession during the GFC. Our standard of living is one of the highest in the world, and we're a multicultural mix of talented migrants from all over the world. We've been here before: at the end of the goldrush in the 1850s, Australians had the highest standard of living on earth. And we lost... more...

  • Baseball beyond Bordersby Jr. Frank P. Jozsa

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 69.99

    This book takes a close look at the international ballplayers, managers, and officials in Major League Baseball from 1876 to 2012. It is not only a comprehensive history of foreigners in baseball, but also an examination of the impact and significance of these individuals on the sport, including their influence on the minor leagues and on the expansion,... more...

  • Borderline Slaveryby Brianne Bigej; Professor Moira Murphy-Aguilar; Professor Susan Tiano; Ms Bonnie Berry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Exploring human trafficking in the US - Mexico borderlands as a regional expression of a pressing global problem, Borderline Slavery sheds light on the contexts and causes of trafficking, offering policy recommendations for addressing it that do justice to border communities' complex circumstances. This book focuses on both sexual and labor trafficking,... more...

  • Boundless Worldsby Peter Wynn Kirby

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    Where lived experience of surroundings is shifting, visceral, and immersive, interpretation of social spaces tends to be static and remote. "Space" and "place" are also often analyzed without grappling much (if at all) with the social, political, and historical roots of spatial practice. This volume embarks upon the novel strategy of focusing on movement... more...

  • Brain Gainby Darrell M. West

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Many of America's greatest artists, scientists, investors, educators, and entrepreneurs have come from abroad. Rather than suffering from the "brain drain" of talented and educated individuals emigrating, the United States has benefited greatly over the years from the "brain gain" of immigration. These gifted immigrants have engineered advances in... more...

  • Breaking Down Anonymityby Dennis Broeders

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 39.50

    Because borders alone cannot stop irregular migration, the European Union is turning more and more to internal control measures. Through surveillance, member states aim to exclude irregular migrants from societal institutions, thereby discouraging their s more...

  • British Untouchablesby Mr Paul Ghuman; Professor Cedric Cullingford; Professor J Mark Halstead

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Dalits, formerly called 'untouchables', remain the most oppressed community in India, and indeed in South Asia and have, until recently, been denied human and civic rights. On emigration to the UK and other Western countries they faced a double disadvantage: caste discrimination and racial discrimination from 'white' society. However, in the late... more...

  • Centering the Marginby Alexander Horstmann; Wadley† Reed L.

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 29.95

    In a completely new approach to borders and border crossing, this volume suggests a re-conceptualization of the nation in Southeast Asia. Choosing an actor approach, the individual chapters in this volume capture the narratives of minorities, migrants and refugees who inhabit and cross borders as part of their everyday life. They show that people... more...

  • Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migrationby Laura Jeffery

    Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 99.99

    The Chagos islanders were forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean between 1965 and 1973. This is the first book to compare the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with the experiences of those Chagossians who have moved to the UK since 2002. It thus provides a unique ethnographic comparative study of forced... more...

  • The Challenge of Labour Migration Flows between West Africa and the Maghrebby Aderanti Adepoju

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00

    Discusses labour migration policy challenges in ECOWAS with an emphasis on recent patterns and trends in inter-regional labour migration between West Africa and the Maghreb, as well as on existing challenges related both to the vulnerable situation of regular and irregular migrant workers in North African transit and/or destination countries and to... more...