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  • The World of Mexican Migrantsby Judith Adler Hellman

    New Press, The 2009; US$ 17.95

    Widely praised as a splendid addition to the literature on the great wave of post?1970 immigration from Mexico?as a result of which an estimated 6 million undocumented Mexican migrants now live in the United States? The World of Mexican Migrants , by acclaimed author Judith Adler Hellman, takes us into the lives of those who, no longer able to eke... more...

  • They Take Our Jobs!by Aviva Chomsky

    Beacon Press 2007; US$ 15.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Education and Sustainabilityby Seonaigh MacPherson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book critically explores the impact of migration, education, development, and the spread of English on global bio-linguistic and cultural diversity, examining the overlapping and distinctive sustainability challenges facing Indigenous and minority communities when they are connected by and within diasporas. more...

  • Displacement Beyond Conflictby Christopher McDowell; Gareth Morrell

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 99.00

    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$ 95.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Zimbabwe's New Diasporaby JoAnn McGregor; Ranka Primorac

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 99.00

    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...

  • Migration of Peoples from the Caribbean to the Bahamasby L Keith Tinker

    UPF 2011; US$ 69.95

    In this timely volume, Keith Tinker explores the flow of peoples to and from the Bahamas and assesses the impact of various migrant groups on the character of the islands’ society and identity. more...