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Emigration & Immigration

  • The Three U.S.-Mexico Border Wars: Drugs, Immigration, and Homeland Security, 2nd Editionby Tony Payan

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 52.00

    The U.S.-Mexico border remains a hot topic in the news?and a contentious one. This second edition of a popular work brings readers up to date on what is really going on at the U.S.-Mexico border and why. The book offers a detailed, history-based examination of the evolution of current conditions on the border, arguing that they exist due to a steady... more...

  • Return Migration Decisionsby Ruth Achenbach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 57.69

    Ruth Achenbach develops a model of individual return migration decision making, which examines both the process and the decisive factors in return migration decision making of Chinese highly skilled workers and students in Japan. She proposes to answer a question yet insufficiently explained by migration research: why do migrants deviate from their... more...

  • Der Umgang mit Migration im transformierten Wohlfahrtsstaatby Gloria von Papen Robredo

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 32.01

    Gloria von Papen Robredo untersucht am Beispiel zweier Landesverbände der Freien Wohlfahrtspflege Problemdefinitionen und ?lösungen sowie Handlungsorientierungen beim Umgang mit Migration in Deutschland. Sie rekonstruiert die Programmatik und die Art und Weise ihrer Entwicklung anhand der dokumentarischen Interpretation von Experteninterviews und einer... more...

  • A Long Dream of Homeby Siddhartha Gigoo; Varad Sharma

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    Twenty-five years ago, in the winter of 1990, about four hundred thousand Pandits of Kashmir were forced to leave Kashmir, their homeland, to save their lives when militancy erupted there. Even today, they continue to live as 'internally displaced migrants' in their own country. While most Kashmiri Pandits have now carved a niche for themselves in... more...

  • Bildungsaufstiege mit Migrationshintergrundby Javier A. Carnicer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 36.59

    Dieses Buch befasst sich mit Bildungsaufsteigern türkischer Herkunft und den meist hohen Erwartungen ihrer Eltern. Auf der Grundlage von biografischen Interviews mit Eltern und Söhnen rekonstruiert Javier A. Carnicer die erfolgreichen Bildungslaufbahnen als die Fortführung des Projekts des sozialen Aufstiegs, das die Eltern mit ihrer Migration angetreten... more...

  • Communal Violence, Forced Migration and the Stateby Sanjeevini Badigar Lokhande

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book examines the notion of citizenship for Muslims who were displaced after the Godhra violence in Gujarat in 2002. more...

  • International Migration and Crisisby Ana Elizabeth Jardón Hernández

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This book presents an analysis of the various transformation processes at work in the international migratory dynamic of Mexicans as a consequence of the 2008 international economic crisis and the implementation of an increasingly strict American migration policy. Employing a methodology that combines qualitative and quantitative tools, the main findings... more...

  • From Deportation to Prisonby Patrisia Macías-Rojas

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.00

    Criminal prosecutions for immigration offenses have more than doubled over the last two decades, as national debates about immigration and criminal justice reforms became headline topics. What lies behind this unprecedented increase?   From Deportation to Prison unpacks how the incarceration of over two million people in the United... more...

  • A Post-Colonial Enquiry into Europe?s Debt and Migration Crisisby Ranabir Samaddar

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    This important and topical volume is composed around the debt and migration crisis in Europe in 2015 (known as the Greece crisis), and written almost concurrently as the two crises developed in quick succession. The central argument here is that Europe?s present crisis suggests a post-colonial bind, or to put in stronger terms, a post-colonial destiny... more...

  • Habitustransformation durch Bildungby Alcay Kamis

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 32.01

    Alcay Kamis fragt danach, wie es Angehörigen der türkischen Minderheit in Deutschland gelingt, zu Bildungsaufsteigern zu werden. Insbesondere untersucht er, welche Rolle dabei das Wohnumfeld oder der Wechsel desselben spielt. Im Rahmen narrativ-biografischer Interviews lässt der Autor den Betroffenen Raum, selbst diejenigen Zusammenhänge herzustellen,... more...