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Emigration & Immigration

  • 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...

  • Ignored but Not Forgottenby Lucille H. Campey

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 35.00

    In her third and final book in the English in Canada series, Lucille Campey provides an overview of the great exodus from England to Canada which peaked in the early twentieth century. Drawing on wide-ranging documentary and statistical sources, Campey traces this major population movement on a region-by-region basis. more...

  • A Cup of Water Under My Bedby Daisy Hernandez

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life   In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men who seduce you with pastries, while one tía... more...

  • Social Justice through Citizenship?by Aleksandra Lewicki

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Lewicki examines how current salient discourses of citizenship conceptualize democratic relations and frame the 'Muslim question' in Germany and Great Britain. Citizenship is understood not as a static or monolithic regime, but as being reproduced through competing discourses that can facilitate or inhibit the reduction of structural inequalities.... more...

  • Subjektbildungby Paul Mecheril

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    The society shaped by migration, crisscrossed by power and domination relations, can be understood as a political, cultural, legal, and interactive context which subjects consist of individuals. The contributions to the book focus on these phenomena of subject-formation in a theoretically exciting sense as subjectivation and educational processes.... more...

  • Refugeesby Jane McAdam; Fiona Chong

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    If you listen to some politicians and voices in the media, you might well believe that asylum seekers are ‘illegal’. You might think that they should wait their turn in the so-called ‘queue’. You might think that they pose a potential threat to our national security, and that the government is right to keep them from our shores.... more...

  • V/Erkennungsdienste, das Kino und die Perspektive der Migrationby Nanna Heidenreich

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    Nanna Heidenreich sets the history-making power of film and the art of migration against the apparent ahistoricity with which migration in Germany is addressed. She illustrates how the juridical category of »foreigner« is indeed as stubborn as it is socially misunderstood, yet how the cinema enacts not just the recognition (and failed recognition)... more...