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  • Steadfast Movement around Micronesiaby Lola Quan Bautista

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99

    Steadfast Movement examines how people from Chuuk State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) move about and their cultural interpretations of movement itself. Special consideration is made of movement on the atoll of Satowan in Chuuk State as intimately associated with clan, lineage, and locality, as well as the influence of a system of local... more...

  • Migration and Povertyby Edmundo Murrugarra; Jennica Larrison; Marcin Sasin

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99

    This volume uses recent research from the World Bank to document and analyze the bidirectional relationship between poverty and migration in developing countries. The case studies chapters compiled in this book (from Tanzania, Nepal, Albania and Nicaragua), as well as the last, policy-oriented chapter – illustrate the diversity of migration experience... more...

  • They Take Our Jobs!by Aviva Chomsky

    Beacon Press 2007; US$ 16.00

    Claims that immigrants take Americans' jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the social fabric, challenge American identity, and contribute to a host of social ills by their very existence are openly discussed and debated at all levels of society. Chomsky dismantles twenty of the most common assumptions... more...

  • Migration and welfare in the new Europeby Emma Carmel; Alfio Cerami; Theodoros Papadopoulos

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    Providing innovative insights, this book moves the debate on migration and integration policies in the enlarged European Union and its member states onto new terrain. more...

  • Child Migration in Africaby Iman Hashim; Dorte Thorsen

    Zed Books 2011; US$ 39.95

    Child Migration in Africa explores the mobility of children without their parents within West Africa. Drawing on the experiences of children from rural Burkina Faso and Ghana, the book provides rich material on the circumstances of children's voluntary migration and their experiences of it. Part of the groundbreaking Africa Now series, Child Migration... more...

  • Displacement Beyond Conflictby Christopher McDowell; Gareth Morrell

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 120.00

    There is growing political concern about the increasing numbers of people displaced both within the borders of their countries and internationally. This volume explores the interrelated drivers of contemporary global displacement with a particular focus on low-level conflict, climatic and environmental change and infrastructure development. The... more...

  • Pakistan and Its Diasporaby Marta Bolognani; Stephen M. Lyon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Contributors offer an in-depth look at the dynamics of cultural and political change in Pakistan and the Pakistani Diaspora. Moving past static viewpoints, this volume demonstrates the multidirectional nature of the flow of ideas and people that create the social landscape experienced by Pakistanis globally. more...

  • Zimbabwe's New Diasporaby JoAnn McGregor; Ranka Primorac

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 120.00

    Zimbabwe's crisis since 2000 has produced a dramatic global scattering of people. This volume investigates this enforced dispersal, and the processes shaping the emergence of a new "diaspora" of Zimbabweans abroad, focusing on the most important concentrations in South Africa and in Britain. Not only is this the first book on the diasporic connections... more...

  • Politics of Innocenceby Simon Turner

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 27.00

    Based on thorough ethnographic fieldwork in a refugee camp in Tanzania this book provides a rich account of the benevolent "disciplining mechanisms" of humanitarian agencies, led by the UNHCR, and of the situated, dynamic, indeterminate, and fluid nature of identity (re)construction in the camp. While the refugees are expected to behave as innocent,... more...

  • Rallying for Immigrant Rightsby Kim Voss; Irene Bloemraad

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    From Alaska to Florida, millions of immigrants and their supporters took to the streets across the United States to rally for immigrant rights in the spring of 2006. The scope and size of their protests, rallies, and boycotts made these the most significant events of political activism in the United States since the 1960s. This accessibly written volume... more...