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Emigration & Immigration

  • 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; Not Available

    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; Not Available

    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...

  • The Politics of Immigration in Multi-Level Statesby Eve Hepburn; Ricard Zapata-Barrero

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book develops an exploratory theory of immigration in multilevel states addressing two themes: governance and political parties. It examines not only how, and by whom, immigration policy is decided and implemented at different levels, but also how it has become a key-issue of party competition across multilevel states. more...

  • A Chinaman's Chanceby Eric Liu

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 25.99

    From Tony Hsieh to Amy Chua to Jeremy Lin, Chinese Americans are now arriving at the highest levels of American business, civic life, and culture. But what makes this story of immigrant ascent unique is that Chinese Americans are emerging at just the same moment when China has emerged - and indeed may displace America - at the center of the global... more...

  • The Muslim Struggle for Civil Rights in Spainby Aitana Guia

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book looks at how Muslims in Spain have changed legislation linked to religious pluralism and immigration and have fortified Spain?s frail history and practice of democracy since 1975. Spanish Muslims have achieved this through active civil engagement and a persistent struggle for rights and for status as immigrants and as citizens on par with... more...