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Emigration & Immigration

  • Mobility and Migration Choicesby Dr Martin van der Velde; Dr Ton van Naerssen; Professor Doris Wastl-Walter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    The crossing of national state borders is one of the most-discussed issues of contemporary times and it poses many challenges for individual and collective identities. This concerns both short-distance mobility as well as long-distance migration. Choosing to move - or not - across international borders is a complex decision, involving both cognitive... more...

  • Race, Ethnicity and Welfare Statesby Pauli Kettunen; Sonya Michel; Klaus Petersen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    In this interdisciplinary volume, leading and emerging scholars examine the relationship between homogeneity and welfare state development. They trace Gunnar Myrdal’s influence on thinking about race in the US and explore current European states’ approaches to the strangers in their midst, and what social citizenship looks like from a global... more...

  • Servants of Globalizationby Rhacel Parre˝as

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    Servants of Globalization offers a groundbreaking study of migrant Filipino domestic workers who leave their own families behind to do the caretaking work of the global economy. Since its initial publication, the book has informed countless students and scholars and set the research agenda on labor migration and transnational families. With this... more...

  • Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenshipby Lisong Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 85.00

    Since China began its open-door and reform policies in 1978, more than three million Chinese students have migrated to study abroad, and the United States has been their top destination. The recent surge of students following this pattern, along with the rising tide of Chinese middle- and upper-classes' emigration out of China, have aroused wide public... more...

  • The Haunting of the Mexican Borderby Kathryn Ferguson

    University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    ?This is an important book at the right time. We need to read this story and understand its vision. Recommended.??Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil?s Highway: A True Story more...

  • Immigrant Youth, Hip Hop, and Online Gamesby Barbara Franz; Gerit G÷tzenbrucker; Fares Kayali; JŘrgen Pfeffer; Peter Purgathofer; Vera Schwarz

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    This book explores alternative immigrant integration projects in Vienna, focusing on online games, hip hop and social work as three promising approaches. It centers upon young people?s identity formation and stipulates that true progress can only be made in Europe if inclusion, understood as a process of mutual understanding and respect, occurs.... more...

  • India Migration Report 2014by S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    India Migration Report 2014 is one of the first systematic studies on contribution of diasporas in development, in countries of origin as well as destination. This volume: examines how diasporic human and financial resources can be utilized for economic growth and sustainable development, especially in education and health; offers critical... more...

  • Chinese Migrant Entrepreneurship in Australia from the 1990sby Jia Gao

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 141.00

    For more than two decades Australia has not only prospered without a recession but has achieved a higher growth rate than any Western country. This achievement has been credited to Australia?s historic shift to Asia; the transformation of the relationship between these two countries is one of the most important changes in the Asia-Pacific region.... more...

  • Necessarily Blackby P. Khalil Saucier

    Michigan State University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Necessarily Black is an ethnographic account of second-generation Cape Verdean youth identity in the United States and a theoretical attempt to broaden and complicate current discussions about race and racial identity in the twenty-first century. P. Khalil Saucier grapples with the performance, embodiment, and nuances of racialized identities (blackened... more...

  • Cultural Migrants and Optimal Language Acquisitionby Fanny Forsberg Lundell; Inge Bartning

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 30.00

    This volume investigates cultural migrants: people who, from their own free will, move to another country because of their interest in the target language and culture. Chapters include studies on cultural migrants acquiring French, Italian, Spanish and English and consider linguistic, psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic and pragmatic aspects of language... more...