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Emigration & Immigration

  • Work, Family and Commuting in Europeby David Ralph

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    'Euro-commuters' have emerged as a new group of migrants since the onset of the economic crisis in the EU. These people work in one country but live in another. This book analyses the characteristics of these migrants, their motivations and how commuting influences their personal, family and social lives. more...

  • Mobile Commons, Migrant Digitalities and the Right to the Cityby Nicos Trimikliniotis; Dimitris Parsanoglou; Vassilis Tsianos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book examines the relationship between urban migrant movements, struggles and digitality which transforms public space and generates mobile commons. The authors explore heterogeneous digital forms in the context migration, border-crossing and transnational activism, displaying commonality patterns and inter-dependence. more...

  • Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectivesby Clifton Evers; Kirsten Seale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption, but also in regards to cultural and spatial contingencies. In many places, street markets and their populace have been marginalized and... more...

  • Migrant Domestic Workers in the Middle Eastby Bina Fernandez; Marina de Regt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    For over half a century, the Middle East has been major migration corridor for domestic workers from Asia and Africa. This book Illuminates the multidimensionality of these workers' lives as they engage in finding a balance between acting and being acted upon, struggle and accommodation, and movement and stasis. more...

  • Migrant Domestic Workers in the Middle Eastby Bina Fernandez; Marina de Regt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    For over half a century, the Middle East has been major migration corridor for domestic workers from Asia and Africa. This book Illuminates the multidimensionality of these workers' lives as they engage in finding a balance between acting and being acted upon, struggle and accommodation, and movement and stasis. more...

  • Return to Senderby Karsten Paerregaard

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Return to Sender is an anthropological account of how Peruvian emigrants raise and remit money and what that activity means for themselves and for their home communities. The book draws on first-hand ethnographic data from North and South America, Europe, and Japan to describe how Peruvians remit to relatives at home, collectively raise money to... more...

  • Symbolische Grenzenby Kerstin Duemmler

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 52.00

    Einwanderer und ihre Nachfahren sind beim Zugang zu gesellschaftlichen Ressourcen und Positionen oft mit Barrieren konfrontiert. Wie werden diese in der Lebenswelt aufrechterhalten und wie werden sie umkämpft? Das Buch gewährt Einblicke in den Schweizer Schulalltag und zeigt, wie Jugendliche Ungleichheiten interaktiv über symbolische Grenzziehungen... more...

  • Muslimische Identitäten in Europaby Sabine Schmitz; Tuba Isik

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 46.00

    In vielen Teilen Europas sind Muslime heute Staatsbürger des jeweiligen Landes und ein Teil der jeweiligen Gesellschaft. In der Folge begegnen sie häufig einem medial, politisch oder auch gesellschaftlich forcierten religiösen »Identifikationsvordruck«, der auf vielfältige Weise Rahmungen für ihre Selbstdefinition bzw. ihr Selbstverhältnis setzt. Diese... more...

  • Immigrantsby Philippe Legrain

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Immigration divides our globalizing world like no other issue. We are swamped by illegal immigrants and infiltrated by terrorists, our jobs stolen, our welfare system abused, our way of life destroyed--or so we are told. At a time when National Guard units are deployed alongside vigilante Minutemen on the U.S.-Mexico border, where the death toll in... more...

  • Making Citizensby Bridget Byrne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    In an increasingly mobile world with mounting concerns about the states' control of borders and migration, passports and citizenship rights matter more than ever. This book asks what citizenship ceremonies can tell us about how citizenship is understood through empirical research in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and Ireland. more...