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Emigration & Immigration

  • Cuba's Baseball Defectorsby Peter C. Bjarkman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    Peter C. Bjarkman has traveled to all corners of Cuba covering baseball, from their early Olympic baseball triumphs to the recent domestic economic crises that have spurred an increasing number of Cuban stars to abandon their homeland. Having enjoyed rare access and personally knowing most of the top Cuban stars, Bjarkman reveals the complete story... more...

  • In the Country We Loveby Diane Guerrero

    Henry Holt and Co. 2016; US$ 26.99

    The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin , was just fourteen years old on the day her parents were detained and deported while she was... more...

  • Policy Frames on Spousal Migration in Germanyby Laura Block

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 69.99

    Laura Block asks how liberal democracies manage torestrict migration in spite of liberal constraints. She analyses the politicaldebates surrounding spousal migration policies from 2005?2010 in Germany andreveals government strategies that restrict spousal migration while stayingwithin the discursive realm of individual rights. By circumscribing andscrutinising... more...

  • Media in Motionby Elisabeth Eide; Kaarina Nikunen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Owing to increased migration dating from the 1990s, Nordic countries have gone through substantial cultural and social changes, resulting in increased debate surrounding the politics of multiculturalism. One of the central realms of the discussion around multiculturalism in the Nordic region concerns the media, which is considered to be a vital factor... more...

  • Social Integration and Intermarriage in Europeby Sarah Carol

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Intergroup friendships and marriages are regarded as the most important indicators of immigrants? social integration, as they represent the most intimate ties that can exist between minority and majority group members. Drawing on unique, large-scale, cross-national survey data, encompassing natives as well as Turkish, Moroccan, Pakistani and ex-Yugoslav... more...

  • The Linguistic Landscape of Chinatownby Jackie Jia Lou

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    This book presents a sociolinguistic ethnography of the linguistic landscape of Chinatown in Washington, DC. The book sheds new light on the impact of urban development on traditionally ethnic neighbourhoods and discusses the various historical, social and cultural factors that contribute to this area?s shifting linguistic landscape. more...

  • Talking About Global Migrationby Theresa Catalano

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book features stories from interviews with over 70 migrants from 41 countries, examining the language they use when talking about their migration experiences. The book interprets common themes from the stories using metaphor and metonymy analysis to lead to more nuanced understandings of migration that have implications for language teachers. more...

  • Crossing the Gulfby Pardis Mahdavi

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 24.95

    The lines between what constitutes migration and what constitutes human trafficking are messy at best. State policies rarely acknowledge the lived experiences of migrants, and too often the laws and policies meant to protect individuals ultimately increase the challenges faced by migrants and their kin. In some cases, the laws themselves lead to illegality... more...

  • Handbook on Migration and Social Policyby Gary P. Freeman; Nikola Mirilovic

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    In this detailed Handbook, an interdisciplinary team of scholars explores the consequences of migration for the social policies of rich welfare states. They test conflicting claims as to the positive and negative effects of different types of migration against the experience of countries in Europe, North America, Australasia, the Middle East and South... more...

  • Migrants and Citiesby Margit Fauser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Migrants have organized at all times and in all cities and places. The processes of their accommodation, however, differ, with local authorities and other state institutions playing an important role in these processes. Offering comprehensive empirical insights both from recent sites of immigration in Southern Europe, as well as from places of more... more...