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Emigration & Immigration

  • Symbolische Grenzenby Kerstin Duemmler

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 52.00

    Einwanderer und ihre Nachfahren sind beim Zugang zu gesellschaftlichen Ressourcen und Positionen oft mit Barrieren konfrontiert. Wie werden diese in der Lebenswelt aufrechterhalten und wie werden sie umkämpft? Das Buch gewährt Einblicke in den Schweizer Schulalltag und zeigt, wie Jugendliche Ungleichheiten interaktiv über symbolische Grenzziehungen... more...

  • Muslimische Identitäten in Europaby Sabine Schmitz; Tuba Isik

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 46.00

    In vielen Teilen Europas sind Muslime heute Staatsbürger des jeweiligen Landes und ein Teil der jeweiligen Gesellschaft. In der Folge begegnen sie häufig einem medial, politisch oder auch gesellschaftlich forcierten religiösen »Identifikationsvordruck«, der auf vielfältige Weise Rahmungen für ihre Selbstdefinition bzw. ihr Selbstverhältnis setzt. Diese... more...

  • Immigrantsby Philippe Legrain

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Immigration divides our globalizing world like no other issue. We are swamped by illegal immigrants and infiltrated by terrorists, our jobs stolen, our welfare system abused, our way of life destroyed--or so we are told. At a time when National Guard units are deployed alongside vigilante Minutemen on the U.S.-Mexico border, where the death toll in... more...

  • La Caceríaby Mirta Ojito

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00

    La verdadera historia del asesinato de un inmigrante que convirtió a un pueblo acogedor en Long Island, en la zona cero en la guerra contra la inmigración. En noviembre del 2008, Marcelo Lucero, un inmigrante Ecuatoriano de treinta y siete años, fue atacado y asesinado por un grupo de adolecentes cuando caminaba por las calles de Patchogue acompañado... more...

  • Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studiesby Steven Vertovec

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    In recent years the concept of ?diversity? has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ?diversity? tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping discourses and policies of diversity include race, ethnicity,... more...

  • Diversity Explosionby William H. Frey

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    At its optimistic best, America has embraced its identity as the world's melting pot. Today it is on the cusp of becoming a country with no racial majority, and new minorities are poised to exert a profound impact on U.S. society, economy, and politics. In April 2011 a New York Times headline announced, "Numbers of Children of Whites Falling... more...

  • Cultural Politics of Reproductionby Maya Unnithan-Kumar; Sunil K. Khanna

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Charting the experiences of internally or externally migrant communities, the volume examines social transformation through the dynamic relationship between movement, reproduction, and health. The chapters examine how healthcare experiences of migrants are not only embedded in their own unique health worldviews, but also influenced by the history,... more...

  • Migration and Regional Integration in West Africaby Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book explores the processes of migration and integration within the West African sub-region and unearths subsisting promises and failures of the ECOWAS' intent of transmuting the sub-region into a single socio-economic (and political) entity. more...

  • Migration States and Welfare Statesby Assaf Razin; Efraim Sadka

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Migration States and Welfare States focuses on a central tension faced by policy makers in countries that receive migrants from lower wage countries. more...

  • A Sociolinguistics of Diasporaby Rosina Márquez Reiter; Luisa Martín Rojo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is new interest in the ways in which migrants negotiate and renegotiate identities through their continued interactions with their own culture back... more...