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Emigration & Immigration

  • Many Voices, One Nationby Margaret Salazar-Porzio; Joan Troyano; Lauren Safranek

    Smithsonian 2017; US$ 41.99

    Many Voices, One Nation explores U.S. history through a powerful collection of artifacts and stories from America?s many peoples. Sixteen essays, composed by Smithsonian curators and affiliated scholars, offer distinctive insight into the peopling of the United States from the Europeans? North American arrival in 1492 to the near present. Each chapter... more...

  • Adela Sloss-Ventoby Arnoldo Carlos Vento

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 65.99

    The book is a socio-political probe into South Texas society?s politics of exclusion, exploitation, immigration, and political cronyism. It chronicles the life of Adela Sloss-Vento for economic, social, and political equality of people of Mexican descent particularly on themes of racism, bilingualism, Immigration, political ethics, feminism, family,... more...

  • A Nation of Immigrantsby John F. Kennedy

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 11.19

    Throughout his presidency, John F. Kennedy was passionate about the issue of immigration reform. He believed that America is a nation of people who value both tradition and the exploration of new frontiers, people who deserve the freedom to build better lives for themselves in their adopted homeland. This modern edition of his posthumously published,... more...

  • The Politics of Immigration (2nd Edition)by David Wilson; Jane Guskin

    Monthly Review Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    A straightforward discussion of the issues surrounding immigration  U.S. immigration has been the subject of furious debates for decades. On one side, politicians and the media talk about aliens and criminals, with calls to ?deport them all.? On the other side, some advocates idealize immigrants and gloss over problems associated with immigration.... more...

  • Origin Narrativesby Macarena García-González

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The first of its kind, this volume unpacks the cultural construction of transnational adoption and migration by examining a sample of recent children?s books that address the subject. Of all European countries, Spain is the nation where immigration and transnational adoption have increased most steeply from the early 1990s onward. Origin Narratives:... more...

  • Integration and Resistanceby Ricard Morén-Alegret

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Integration is a key challenge facing modern society today. Integration and Resistance offers a new theoretical perspective for considering integration. By focusing on international immigrants and their organisations from a wider perspective the author demonstrates that the threat to social integration does not lie with the immigrants themselves... more...

  • Gender and Migration in Italyby Elisa Olivito

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Recent migratory flows to Europe have brought about considerable changes in many countries. Italy in particular offers a unique point of view, since it is possible to observe not only the way migration has changed specific features of the country, but also how it is intertwined with gender relations. Considering both the type of migration that has... more...

  • Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilitiesby Päivi Kannisto

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Presenting a ground-breaking study of the emerging phenomenon of location-independence, this book examines the way in which the practices of 'global nomads', who live on the road, without fixed abode, place of employment or localised circle of friends, question many of the unwritten norms and ideals that characterise settled life in societies. With... more...

  • Controlling Frontiersby Elspeth Guild; Didier Bigo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Focusing in particular on the European borders, this volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of academics to consider questions of immigration and the free movement of people, linking control within the state to the role of the police and internal security. The contributors all take as the point of departure the significance of European... more...

  • EMIGRATING FROM CHINA TO THE UNITED STATESby Yushi (Boni) Li

    Charles C Thomas 2017; US$ 34.95

    In this exceptional new second edition, the author has retained much of her earlier experiences when emigrating to the United States but adds depth and detail to the life events that have currently influenced her social values, attitudes, and behaviors. This is a supplementary textbook with the fundamental purpose of facilitating students in associating... more...