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Emigration & Immigration

  • Islamfeindlichkeitby Naime Cakir

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 52.00

    Can there be an anti-Islamic sentiment in the absence of Islam? Naime Cakir demonstrates that the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 alone fail to explain the growing anti-Islamic prejudice and enemy stereotyping in Deutschland, but, critically, so does the perception that former guest workers have transferred their permanent domicile to the... more...

  • Teilnahme an Weiterbildung in der Migrationsgesellschaftby Alisha M.B. Heinemann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.00

    Der demographische Wandel zeigt einen immer größer werdenden Anteil von Personen mit Migrationshintergrund in den nachwachsenden Generationen an. Folglich gewinnen die Ansprache und das Erreichen neuer Zielgruppen als reguläre Weiterbildungsteilnehmende an Bedeutung. Alisha M.B. Heinemann untersucht die Perspektiven und Weiterbildungsteilnahmegründe... more...

  • Orthodox Identities in Western Europeby Maria Hämmerli; Jean-François Mayer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The Orthodox migration in the West matters, despite its unobtrusive presence. It matters in a way that has not yet been explored in social and religious studies: in terms of size, geographical scope, theological input and social impact. This book explores the adjustment of Orthodox migrants and their churches to Western social and religious contexts... more...

  • Governance in Immigrant Family Businessesby Daphne Halkias; Christian Adendorff

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Conservative estimates put the proportion of worldwide business enterprises owned or managed by families at 65%. The importance of family businesses to the economies of both developed and developing countries cannot be ignored.Governance in Immigrant Family Businesses is an important book, it explores the relationship between ethnic cultural influence... more...

  • Feeling integrated, yet not acceptedby Ivana Jurisic

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 35.88

    Why do Muslim immigrant women in Berlin feel integrated, but not accepted by the German society? Ivana Jurisic gives the answer to this and many other questions about integration, as well as about the identity of immigrants in this in-depth study. The stories of the interviewed women give a valuable insight into the challenges of integration, such... more...

  • Migrationshintergrund im Vordergrund?by Mareike Hoffmann

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 17.94

    Zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts hat in Deutschland jeder Fünfte ausländische Wurzeln. Kann jedoch tatsächlich von einer gleichberechtigten gesellschaftlichen Teilhabe die Rede sein? Studien zeigen, dass Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund auch in der zweiten Generation und unter Hochgebildeten auf dem Arbeitsmarkt Benachteiligung erfahren. In den Medien... more...

  • Migrant Professionals in the Cityby Lars Meier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The migration of professionals is widely seen as a paradigmatic representation and a driver of globalization. The global elite of highly qualified migrants?managers and scientists, for example?are partly defined by their lives? mobility. But their everyday lives are based and take place in specific cities. The contributors of this book analyze the... more...

  • Americans in Tuscanyby Catherine Trundle

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Since the time of the Grand Tour, the Italian region of Tuscany has sustained a highly visible American and Anglo migrant community. Today American women continue to migrate there, many in order to marry Italian men. Confronted with experiences of social exclusion, unfamiliar family relations, and new cultural terrain, many women struggle to build... more...

  • New Urban Immigrantsby Illsoo Kim

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.95

    Insofar as the new immigration is both structurally and functionally distinct from the old immigration of peasants and artisans, the author dispenses with the traditional paradigm of a folk-to-urban transition and focuses instead on such macroscopic features as the internal political and economic problems, social structure, and foreign policy of the... more...

  • Internal Migration During Modernization in Late Nineteenth-Century Russiaby Barbara A. Anderson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.00

    To understand why people migrate during periods of modernization, Barbara Anderson contends that one must study the place of origin, since the persons at the origin are the potential migrant population. Using data from the 1897 Imperial Russian Census, the author examines two types of migration: that to an already settled, relatively modern area,... more...