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  • British Untouchablesby Mr Paul Ghuman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    British Untouchables provides a major study on the issues facing the education of Dalit children and young people growing up in Britain. The book is based on extensive field work and uses a qualitative research methodology, including in-depth interviews with parents, teachers and children, and detailed observations in homes and schools. It offers a... more...

  • Education and Sustainabilityby Seonaigh MacPherson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    This book critically examines the impact of migration, education, development, and the spread of English on global bio-linguistic and cultural diversity. Derived from findings from a comparative eco-linguistic study of intergenerational language, culture, and education change in the Tibetan Diaspora, the book extends its analysis to consider the plight... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Cultures of Italian Migrationby Graziella Parati

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 79.99

    The Cultures of Italian Migration allows the adjective 'Italian' to qualify people's movements along diverse trajectories and temporal dimensions. Discussions on migrations to and from Italy meet in that discursive space where critical concepts like 'home,' 'identity,' 'subjectivity,' and 'otherness' eschew stereotyping. This volume demonstrates that... more...

  • Lost In Translationby Eva Hoffman

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.98

    In 1959 13-year-old Eva Hoffman left her home in Cracow, Poland for a new life in America. This memoir evokes with deep feeling the sense of uprootendess and exile created by this disruption, something which has been the experience of tens of thousands of people this century. Her autobiography is profoundly personal but also tells one of the... more...