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Emigration & Immigration

  • Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbusby Stefanie Chambers

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    In the early 1990s, Somali refugees arrived in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Later in the decade, an additional influx of immigrants arrived in a second destination of Columbus, Ohio. These refugees found low-skill jobs in warehouses and food processing plants and struggled as social ?outsiders,? often facing discrimination based on their... more...

  • Selling America: Immigration Promotion and the Settlement of the American Continent, 1607?1914by Christina Ziegler-McPherson

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    Between 1820 and 1920, more than 33 million Europeans immigrated to the United States seeking the "American Dream." They came in response to an image of America as a land of opportunity and upward mobility sold to them by state governments, railroads, religious and philanthropic groups, and other boosters. But as historian Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson... more...

  • Empire's Guest Workersby Matthew Casey

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    An innovative analysis of Haitian migrant experience, central to the exploration of race, politics, and development during US military occupation in Cuba. more...

  • New Eastern European Immigrants in the United Statesby Nina Michalikova

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 85.53

    This book deftly extends previous research on post-1965 immigration to the United States in order to examine the cultural, socioeconomic, structural, and political adaptation of Eastern European immigrants after 1991. Also, the book engages in a systematic examination of adaptation experiences through the lenses of existing theories of adaptation,... more...

  • Children and Forced Migrationby Marisa O. Ensor; Elzbieta M. Gozdziak

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.12

    This book responds to the reality that children and youth constitute a disproportionately large percentage of displaced populations worldwide. It demonstrates how their hopes and aspirations reflect the transient nature of their age group, and often differ from those of their elders. It also examines how they face additional difficulties due to the... more...

  • EU Asylum Policiesby Natascha Zaun

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.55

    This book fills a significant lacuna in our understanding of the refugee crisis by analyzing the dynamics that lie behind fifteen years of asylum policies in the European Union. It sheds light on why cooperation has led to reinforced refugee protection on paper but has failed to provide it in practice. Offering innovative empirical, theoretical and... more...

  • Beyond Expectationsby Onoso Imoagene

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    In  Beyond Expectations,  Onoso Imoagene delves into the multifaceted identities of second-generation Nigerian adults in the United States and Britain. She argues that they conceive of an alternative notion of "black" identity that differs radically from African American and Black Caribbean notions of "black" in the United States and Britain. Instead... more...

  • Migration, Transnationalism and Catholicismby Dominic Pasura; Marta Bivand Erdal

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.12

    This book is the first to analyze the impacts of migration and transnationalism on global Catholicism. It explores how migration and transnationalism are producing diverse spaces and encounters that are moulding the Roman Catholic Church as institution and parish, pilgrimage and network, community and people. Bringing together established and emerging... more...

  • Post-Soviet Migration and Diasporasby Milana V. Nikolko; David Carment

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.44

    This book examines the relationship between post-Soviet societies in transition and the increasingly important role of their diaspora. It analyses processes of identity transformation in post-Soviet space and beyond, using macro- and micro-level perspectives and interdisciplinary approaches combining field-based and ethnographic research. The authors... more...

  • Ethnicity and Criminal Justice in the Era of Mass Incarcerationby Martin Urbina; Sofia Espinoza Alvarez

    Charles C Thomas 2017; US$ 49.95

    ETHNICITY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN THE ERA OF MASS INCARCERATION:  A Critical Reader on the Latino Experience is designed as a Latino reader in criminal justice, covering a much broader spectrum of the Latino experience in criminal justice and society, while giving readers a broad overview of the Latino experience in a single book.  Considering... more...