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- 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...
- The New Press 2009; US$ 18.99
Widely praised as a splendid addition to the literature on the great wave of post1970 immigration from Mexicoas 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 out... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 14.95
There have been poor countries and rich countries since countries first began, but only in the last century - a century of nationalisms and ethnic cleansings - have controls been implemented to stop movement between them._x000D_The argument for immigration controls stems from the belief, inherently xenophobic, that richer countries will be 'flooded',... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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 authors... more...
- 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...
- Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 27.95
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...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
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...