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Emigration & Immigration

  • Letters From The Promised Landby

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00

    H Arnold Barton has contributed to Letters from the Promised Land: Swedes in America, 1840- 1914 as an author.H. Arnold Barton, professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, is the author of "The Search for Ancestors: A Swedish-American Family Saga, "and "Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1815.  more...

  • Megatrends in Global Interactionby Bertelsmann Foundation (ed.)

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2012; US$ 23.90

    Hauptbeschreibung We inhabit an increasingly interconnected world, yet too often policymakers and advisors view each issue in a vacuum, focusing primarily on short-term impacts. All of us - policymakers, citizens, and local and global communities - must begin to consider how the major trends that shape our world are likely to develop, and how they... more...

  • The Borders of Punishmentby Katja Franko Aas; Mary Bosworth

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 109.99

    The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion critically assesses the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice. It reflects on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control and for the first time, sets out a particular sub-field within criminology, the... more...

  • Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekersby Ademola Abass; Francesca Ippolito

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    This book is a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. With contributions on Africa, Europe, Latin America, South Asia and the Middle East, the collection strives to appreciate what informs each region’s approach to the asylum process... more...

  • The Lebanese Diasporaby Dalia Abdelhady

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    The Lebanese are the largest group of Middle Eastern immigrants in the United States, and Lebanese immigrants are also prominent across Europe and the Americas. Based on over eighty interviews with first-generation Lebanese immigrants in the global cities of New York, Montreal and Paris, this book shows that the Lebanese diasporaolike all diasporasoconstructs... more...

  • Keeping Hope Aliveby Hawa Abdi

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 23.50

    The truly inspiring and moving story of a female doctor in war torn Somalia who refuses to leave her country and her people more...

  • Keeping Hope Aliveby Hawa Abdi

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; Not Available

    The truly inspiring and moving story of a female doctor in war torn Somalia who refuses to leave her country and her people more...

  • Suffering in the Land of Sunshineby Emily Abel

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    The history of medicine is much more than the story of doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Seeking to understand the patient's perspective, historians scour the archives, searching for rare personal accounts. Bringing together a trove of more than 400 family letters by Charles Dwight Willard, Suffering in the Land of Sunshine provides a unique window... more...

  • Tuberculosis and the Politics of Exclusionby Emily K. Abel

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    Though notorious for its polluted air today, the city of Los Angeles once touted itself as a health resort. After the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in 1876, publicists launched a campaign to portray the city as the promised land, circulating countless stories of miraculous cures for the sick and debilitated. As more and more migrants poured... more...

  • White Backlashby Marisa Abrajano; Zoltan L. Hajnal

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    White Backlash provides an authoritative assessment of how immigration is reshaping the politics of the nation. Using an array of data and analysis, Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan Hajnal show that fears about immigration fundamentally influence white Americans? core political identities, policy preferences, and electoral choices, and that these concerns... more...