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Emigration & Immigration

  • Handbook of Chinese Migrationby Iredale R. Robyn; Guo Fei

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; Not Available

    The recent unprecedented scale of Chinese migration has had far-reaching consequences. Within China, many villages have been drained of their young and most able workers, cities have been swamped by the ‘floating population’, and many rural migrants have been unable to integrate into urban society. Internationally, the Chinese have become... more...

  • Integration Nationby Susan E Eaton

    The New Press 2016; US$ 24.95

    Integration Nation takes readers on a spirited and compelling cross-country journey, introducing us to the people challenging America?s xenophobic impulses by welcoming immigrants and collaborating with the foreign-born as they become integral members of their new communities. In Utah, we meet educators who connect newly arrived Spanish-speaking... more...

  • On the Borderby Tom Miller

    Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 5.99

    Tom Miller?s On the Border frames the land between the United States and Mexico as a Third Country, one 2,000 miles long and twenty miles wide. This Third Country has its own laws and its own outlaws. Its music, language, and food are unique. On the Border , a first-person travel narrative, portrays this bi-national culture, ?unforgettable to every... more...

  • Gender and Migration in Italyby Dr Elisa Olivito; Professor Satvinder S Juss

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    Recent migratory flows to Europe have brought about considerable changes in many countries. Italy in particular offers a unique point of view, since it is possible to observe not only the way migration has changed specific features of the country, but also how it is intertwined with gender relations. Considering both the type of migration that has... more...

  • Living on the marginsby Alice Bloch; Sonia McKay

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    Living on the margins offers a unique insight into the working lives of undocumented (or ?irregular?) migrants living in London, and their employers. It offers an international context to the research and provides theoretical, policy and empirical analyses. more...

  • Scratching Out a Livingby Angela Stuesse

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    How has Latino immigration transformed the South? In what ways is the presence of these newcomers complicating efforts to organize for workplace justice? Scratching Out a Living takes readers deep into Mississippi?s chicken processing plants and communities, where large numbers of Latin American migrants were recruited in the mid-1990s to labor alongside... more...

  • Australia's Population Growthby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    Current trends and policies involving population growth, particularly in relation to immigration intake, will have a major impact on Australia’s future sustainability and quality of life. This book features the latest projections for Australia’s population size and presents a range of views in the population debate from an economic, environmental... more...

  • Migrants and Their Children in Britainby Anthony F. Heath

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Do second-generation ethnic minorities, those born and brought up in Britain, increasingly adopt British attitudes, values and ways or life, or do they, as some commentators have claimed, remain isolated from the mainstream? This study maps the extent of generational change among Britain?s ethnic minority population and explores the underlying processes... more...

  • PISAs fremde Kinderby Miriam Sitter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Im Rahmen einer wissenssoziologischenDiskursanalyse arbeitet Miriam Sitter heraus, wie die anhaltenden Bezüge aufdie PISA-Studie dazu beitragen, Kinder mit Migrationshintergrund als Prototypenvon Bildungsbenachteiligungen zu konstituieren. Die Autorin zeigt, dass diekonstanten Verweise auf die ersten PISA-Ergebnisse zu einer Verfremdung von Migrantenkindernführen... more...

  • International Handbook of Migration and Population Distributionby Michael J. White

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 299.00

    Migration is considered one of the defining global issues of the early twenty-first century, as more and more people are on the move today than at any other point in human history. There are now about 192 million people living outside their place of birth, which is about three per cent of the world's population. This handbook will be the first... more...