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Emigration & Immigration

  • The Book of Isaiasby Daniel Connolly

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    In a green town in the middle of America, a bright 18-year-old Hispanic student named Isaias Ramos sets out on the journey to college. Isaias, who passed a prestigious national calculus test as a junior and leads the quiz bowl team, is the hope of Kingsbury High in Memphis, a school where many students have difficulty reading. But Kingsbury?s dysfunction,... more...

  • Moving Placesby Nata&scaron Bon; a Gregorič; ; Repič; Jaka

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    Moving Places draws together contributions from Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa, exploring practices and experiences of movement, non-movement, and place-making. The book centers on "moving places": places with locations that are not fixed but relative. Locations appearing to be reasonably stable, such as home and homeland, are in fact always... more...

  • Communal Violence, Forced Migration and the Stateby Sanjeevini Badigar Lokhande

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book examines the notion of citizenship for Muslims who were displaced after the Godhra violence in Gujarat in 2002. more...

  • Migrations in the German Lands, 1500-2000by Jason Coy; Jared Poley; Alexander Schunka

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Migration to, from, and within German-speaking lands has been a dynamic force in Central European history for centuries. Exemplifying some of the most exciting recent research on historical mobility, the essays collected here reconstruct the experiences of vagrants, laborers, religious exiles, refugees, and other migrants during the last five hundred... more...

  • The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigrationby Leah Perry

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    In the 1980s, amid increasing immigration from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Asia, the circle of who was considered American seemed to broaden, reflecting the democratic gains made by racial minorities and women. Although this expanded circle was increasingly visible in the daily lives of Americans through TV shows, films, and popular news media,... more...

  • Emigrant Dreams, Immigrant Bordersby Raquel Vega-Durán

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 94.99

    This interdisciplinary book offers a fresh way to understand present-day Spain in relation to its African and Latin American migrants. It combines readings of a large range of cultural works with a clear understanding of political, historical, and social context, in order to rethink migrant identities, their complex cultural representations, and... more...

  • Doing Business with Chinaby Lan Li; Cathal McSwiney Brugha; Stephen Massey

    Oak Tree Press 2016; US$ 12.99

    DOING BUSINESS WITH CHINA: THE IRISH ADVANTAGE AND CHALLENGE emphasises Ireland?s favourable conditions for developing business links with China. Located in the European Union, Ireland is the only English-speaking country in the Eurozone, with a well-educated workforce and a low corporate tax rate of 12.5%. It is also a militarily neutral country.... more...

  • Transnationalizing Inequalities in Europeby Anna Amelina

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Unequal life-chances became a key feature of cross-border migration to, and within, the enlarged Europe. Combining transnational, intersectional and cultural-sociological perspectives, this book develops a conceptual tool to analyse patterns, contexts and mechanisms of these cross-border inequalities. This book synthesizes the theories of social... more...

  • Saving Faceby Angie Y. Chung

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 28.95

    The Asian immigrant family myth celebrates Asian families for upholding the traditional heteronormative ideal of the ?normal (white) American family? yet also demonizes them for reinforcing oppressive and backwards cultural values. Saving Face cuts through these myths, offering a more nuanced portrait of Asian immigrant families in a changing world.... more...

  • Global Latin Americaby Matthew C. Gutmann; Jeffrey Lesser

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Latin America is home to emerging global powers such as Brazil and Mexico and has important links to other titans including China, India, and Africa. Global Latin America examines a range of historical events and cultural forms in Latin America that continue to influence peoples? lives far outside the region. Its innovative essays, interviews, and... more...