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Emigration & Immigration

  • Subjektbildungby Paul Mecheril

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    The society shaped by migration, crisscrossed by power and domination relations, can be understood as a political, cultural, legal, and interactive context which subjects consist of individuals. The contributions to the book focus on these phenomena of subject-formation in a theoretically exciting sense as subjectivation and educational processes.... more...

  • V/Erkennungsdienste, das Kino und die Perspektive der Migrationby Nanna Heidenreich

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    Nanna Heidenreich sets the history-making power of film and the art of migration against the apparent ahistoricity with which migration in Germany is addressed. She illustrates how the juridical category of »foreigner« is indeed as stubborn as it is socially misunderstood, yet how the cinema enacts not just the recognition (and failed recognition)... more...

  • Refugeesby Jane McAdam; Fiona Chong

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    If you listen to some politicians and voices in the media, you might well believe that asylum seekers are ‘illegal’. You might think that they should wait their turn in the so-called ‘queue’. You might think that they pose a potential threat to our national security, and that the government is right to keep them from our shores.... more...

  • The English In Canada Historical 3-Book Bundleby Lucille H. Campey

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 39.99

    Lucille H. Campey's acclaimed series on English immigration to Canada, is available in a single volume with this complete ebook edition. A must for genealogists and history lovers interested in the great exodus from England to Canada, whose story has not been told in its full depth and detail until now. more...

  • Del Otro Ladoby Susan V. Meyers

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    In Del Otro Lado: Literacy and Migration across the U.S.-Mexico Border , author Susan V. Meyers draws on her year-long ethnographic study in Mexico and the United States to analyze the literacy practices of Mexican-origin students on both sides of the border. Meyers begins by taking readers through the historical development of the rural Mexican... more...

  • The Changing Soul of Europeby Helena Vilaça; Enzo Pace; Inger Furseth; Per Pettersson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book paves the way for a more enlarged discussion on religion and migration phenomena in countries of Northern and Southern Europe. The book presents through various theoretical lenses and empirical researches the impact mobility and consequent religious transnationalism have on multiple aspects of culture and social life in societies where the... more...

  • Borders, Fences and Wallsby Elisabeth Vallet

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book explores the issue of how the return of the border fences and walls as a political tool may be symptomatic of a new era in border studies and international relations. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this volume examines problems that include security issues ; the recurrence and/or decline of the wall; wall discourses ; legal approaches... more...

  • The Last Best Placeby Leah Schmalzbauer

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Southwest Montana is beautiful country, evoking mythologies of freedom and escape long associated with the West. Partly because of its burgeoning presence in popular culture, film, and literature, including William Kittredge's anthology The Last Best Place , the scarcely populated region has witnessed an influx of wealthy, white migrants over the... more...

  • Threatening Othersby Carlos Sandoval-Garcia

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    During the last two decades, a decline in public investment has undermined some of the national values and institutions of Costa Rica. The resulting sense of dislocation and loss is usually projected onto Nicaraguan ?immigrants.? Threatening Others: Nicaraguans and the Formation of National Identities in Costa Rica explores the representation... more...

  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 18.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people, and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...