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Emigration & Immigration

  • Border Politicsby Nancy A. Naples; Jennifer Bickham Mendez

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    In the current historical moment borders have taken on heightened material and symbolic significance, shaping identities and the social and political landscape. ?Borders??defined broadly to include territorial dividing lines as well as sociocultural boundaries?have become increasingly salient sites of struggle over social belonging and cultural and... more...

  • Immigration and Membership Politics in Western Europeby Sara Wallace Goodman

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    This book examines why Western European states have recently introduced citizenship tests, integration courses, contracts, and oath ceremonies. more...

  • Migrant Care Workersby Karen Christensen; Ingrid Guldvik

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Cristensen and Guldvik’s Migrant Care Workers provides insight to the historical context for public care work and shows how migration policies, general welfare and long-term care policies as well as cultural differences in values in the UK and Norway set the context for how migrant care workers can realise their individual life projects. The authors... more...

  • Chop Suey, USAby Yong Chen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    American diners began flocking to Chinese restaurants more than a century ago, making Chinese cuisine the first mass-consumed food in the United States. By 1980, it had become the country?s most popular ethnic cuisine. Chop Suey, USA is the first comprehensive analysis of the forces that made Chinese food ubiquitous in the American gastronomic landscape... more...

  • The Public Face of African New Religious Movements in Diasporaby Afe Adogame

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book provides new theoretical and methodological insights for understanding and interpreting ANRMs and African-derived religions in diaspora. Contributors focus on groups and movements drawn from Christian, Islamic, Jewish and African-derived religious movements and explore their provenance and patterns of emergence, their belief systems and ritual... more...

  • The Integration and Protection of Immigrantsby Paul Van Aerschot; Patricia Daenzer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book draws attention to weaknesses in the regulation and implementation of integration provisions threatening the immigrants’ individual rights in the EU member states of Denmark, Finland and Sweden. The study uses Canada as a point of reference and challenges readers to critically review the meaning of rights and the notion of global caring.... more...

  • Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Cultureby Diane Sabenacio Nititham; Rebecca Boyd

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary post-Celtic Tiger era. With attention to people’s different uses of social space, relationships with and memories of the landscape,... more...

  • Migration and Healthby Marc B. Schenker; Xóchitl Castañeda; Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    The study of migrant populations poses unique challenges owing to the mobility of these groups, which may be further complicated by cultural, educational, and linguistic diversity as well as the legal status of their members. These barriers limit the usefulness of both traditional survey sampling methods and routine public health surveillance systems.... more...

  • Methodologies on the Moveby Anna Amelina; Thomas Faist; Devrimsel D. Nergiz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This volume establishes a new agenda for approaches to migration research and the corresponding methodologies. A wide range of international contributors focus on the question of how to overcome the so-called 'methodological nationalism' within empirical studies on migration. They address two main challenges: how to contextualize the empirical research... more...

  • Internally Displaced Peopleby Janie Hampton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    The number of internally displaced people far outnumbers estimated refugees who have fled their countries. The majority of displaced populations survive with very little security or legal protection. Responding to the needs of internally displaced people is one of the greatest humanitarian challenges of our time.;Revised and updated from the first... more...