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Emigration & Immigration

  • Religiöse Netzwerkeby Alexander-Kenneth Nagel

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 46.00

    In den letzten 50 Jahren haben Migrationsprozesse in Deutschland zu einer signifikanten Zunahme religiöser Vielfalt geführt. Neuere Studien beziehen sich vor allem auf die regionale Kartierung dieser Religionslandschaft - eine systematische religionsvergleichende Analyse der Netzwerke religiöser Migrantengemeinden steht indes noch aus. Die Beiträge... more...

  • 20 Jahre Asylkompromissby Stefan Luft; Peter Schimany

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 38.00

    In der politischen Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland gilt der Asylkompromiss von 1992/93 als höchst kontroverse Entscheidung, die bis heute, rund 20 Jahre später, Auswirkungen auf die Asylmigration hat. In diesem Band analysieren Wissenschaftler das damalige Flüchtlingsgeschehen, die Interessen der politischen Akteure sowie die Europäisierung... more...

  • Hostels, Homes, Museumby Noëleen Murray; Leslie Witz

    University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    This book tracks moments in the making and remaking of a museum in Lwandle, some 40 kilometers from Cape Town. In 1998 this space of seeming anonymity, which was established in the 1950s under apartheid as a ?native location? for the purposes of housing temporary migrant labor, surprisingly became the site for the first township museum in the Western... more...

  • »Odyssee: Heimat«by Jan Deck; Natalie Driemeyer

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 34.00

    Was bedeutet Heimat im Zeitalter der Globalisierung? Sind Flüchtlingsbewegungen und Arbeitsmigration vergleichbare Phänomene einer mobilen Welt? Wie und in welcher Form kann eine Identität in der Fremde neu ausgelotet werden? In den Arbeiten der Darstellenden Künste in den letzten Jahren findet eine verstärkte Auseinandersetzung mit diesen Fragen statt.... more...

  • Migration and Freedomby B. K. Blitz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘An advance, both analytically and empirically, for migration studies. With a base in international law and political theory, Blitz admirably opens up the ambiguous question of freedom of movement in relation to the restrictions still imposed by national borders and sovereignty, and the difficulties migrants face turning movement into successful... more...

  • The English In Canada Historical 3-Book Bundleby Lucille H. Campey

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 39.99

    Lucille H. Campey's acclaimed series on English immigration to Canada, is available in a single volume with this complete ebook edition. A must for genealogists and history lovers interested in the great exodus from England to Canada, whose story has not been told in its full depth and detail until now. more...

  • When Care Work Goes Globalby Mary Romero; Valerie Preston; Wenona Giles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    We know that migration systems link the women who migrate and the households and organizations that employ domestic and care workers, but how do these migration systems work, and more importantly, what are their impacts on the sending as well as the receiving societies? How do sending and receiving societies regulate women’s migration for care... more...

  • Abrazando el Espírituby Dr. Ana Elizabeth Rosas

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Structured to meet employers? needs for low-wage farm workers, the well-known Bracero Program recruited thousands of Mexicans to perform physical labor in the United States between 1942 and 1964 in exchange for remittances sent back to Mexico. As partners and family members were dispersed across national borders, interpersonal relationships were transformed.... more...

  • Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehoodby Daniel H. Rellstab; Christiane Schlote

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably linked and the complex nature of all three phenomena offers profound opportunities for representation and misrepresentation. This volume brings together international contributors and practitioners from a wide range of fields, practices, and backgrounds to explore and problematize textual and visual... more...

  • Belonging in Oceaniaby Elfriede Hermann; Wolfgang Kempf; Toon van Meijl

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Ethnographic case studies explore what it means to "belong" in Oceania, as contributors consider ongoing formations of place, self and community in connection with travelling, internal and international migration. The chapters apply the multi-dimensional concepts of movement, place-making and cultural identifications to explain contemporary life... more...