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Emigration & Immigration

  • Grace after Genocideby Carol A. Mortland

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Grace after Genocide is the first comprehensive ethnography of Cambodian refugees, charting their struggle to transition from life in agrarian Cambodia to survival in post-industrial America, while maintaining their identities as Cambodians. The ethnography contrasts the lives of refugees who arrived in America after 1975, with their focus on Khmer... more...

  • The Black Handby Stephan Talty

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017; US$ 25.20

    The gripping true story of the origins of the mafia in America?and the heroic Italian-born detective in New York City who devoted his life to putting a stop to it more...

  • Ma Speaks Upby Marianne Leone

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.95

    The acclaimed actress and author of Jesse: A Mother?s Story tells the story of her outspoken, frequently outrageous Italian immigrant mother. Marianne Leone?s Ma is in many senses a larger-than-life character, one who might be capable, even from the afterlife, of shattering expectations. Born on a farm in Italy, Linda finds her way to the United... more...

  • International Migration, Transnational Politics and Conflictby Anastasia Bermudez

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.82

    This book makes a timely contribution to debates surrounding transnational political participation, the relationship between diasporas and conflict, and the gendered experiences of migrants. It fills a significant lacuna in research by analysing how migrants relate to and become involved in the politics of their home and host countries, and how transnational... more...

  • The Daily Lives of Muslimsby Nilüfer Göle; Jacqueline Lerescu

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    A remarkable and rich exploration of what it means to be a Muslim in contemporary Europe. more...

  • The Daily Lives of Muslimsby Nilüfer Göle; Jacqueline Lerescu

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 95.00

    A remarkable and rich exploration of what it means to be a Muslim in contemporary Europe. more...

  • Living in Two Homesby Mariella Espinoza Herold; Rina Manuela Contini

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 110.00

    This book gathers researchers from across the globe to examine paradigms, policies, and practices for developing an inclusive intercultural and transnational framework to reduce societal inequities brought about by transnational migration. This is necessary to positively integrate culturally-diverse families into schools and societies. more...

  • Mapping the New African Diaspora in Chinaby Shanshan Lan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    When one thinks of African diasporas, it is likely that their mind will automatically drift to locations such as Europe and America. But how much is known about the African diaspora in East Asia and, in particular, within China, where race is such a politically sensitive topic? Based on multi-sited ethnographic research in China and Nigeria, ... more...

  • Familiar Strangerby Stuart Hall

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 35.24

    'This is a miracle of a book' George Lamming 'Compelling. Stuart Hall's story is the story of an age' Owen Jones 'Sometimes I feel I was the last colonial' This is the story, in his own words, of the extraordinary life of Stuart Hall: writer, thinker and one of the leading intellectual lights of his age. Growing up in a middle-class... more...

  • Asylum after Empireby Lucy Mayblin

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 31.99

    This book critiques existing literature on the response of Western states to asylum seeking ?others? and outlines an alternative perspective to acknowledge the colonial histories that have shaped the contemporary response of states to movements of refugees. more...