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Emigration & Immigration

  • The Other Side of Assimilationby Tomas Jimenez

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    The immigration patterns of the last three decades have profoundly changed nearly every aspect of life in the United States. What do those changes mean for the most established Americans—those whose families have been in the country for multiple generations?   The Other Side of Assimilation  shows that assimilation is not a one-way street. Jiménez... more...

  • Tradition ohne Vergangenheitby Johannes Ebner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 52.97

    Johannes Ebner untersucht, weshalb Brauchtumsfeste, Trachten und Volksmusik einen Boom erleben, auf welche gesellschaftlichen Probleme und Bedürfnisse dies hinweist und warum einige Bräuche sich als Identifikationsobjekt für breite soziale Schichten besser eignen als andere. In seiner materialreichen Studie analysiert er den Brauchtumsboom einerseits... more...

  • The Ones That Disappearedby Zana Fraillon

    Hachette Children's Group 2017; US$ 9.99

    Beautiful, magical and moving, this is a SKELLIG for a new generation, from the author of THE BONE SPARROW, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2017 and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016. Some stories need to be told... A moving, beautifully-written and poignant novel about child trafficking and the search for freedom. Kept by a ruthless... more...

  • Irregular Afghan Migration to Europeby Angeliki Dimitriadi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 92.76

    This book examines the issue of irregular transit migration to the EU by presenting the case of the Afghans. Focusing on the Afghans that arrive in and seek to move through Greece, it highlights the unique problems facing this distinctive migratory movement. Recognising that the migratory journey is a continuous interplay of policies and individuals,... more...

  • Exile Identity, Agency and Belonging in South Africaby Zosa De Sas Kropiwnicki

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 114.62

    This book examines the experiences of 49 second-generation exiles from South Africa. Using “generation” as an analytical concept, it investigates the relational, temporal and embodied nature of their childhoods in terms of kinship relations, life cycle, cohort development and memory-making. It reveals how child agents exploited the liminal nature... more...

  • Migrant Integration between Homeland and Host Society Volume 2by Anna Di Bartolomeo; Sona Kalantaryan; Justyna Salamonska; Philippe Fargues

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 91.69

    This book provides solid empirical evidence into the role that countries and communities of origin play in the migrant integration processes at destination. Coverage explores several important questions, including: To what extent do policies pursued by receiving countries in Europe and the US complement or contradict each other? What effective contribution... more...

  • The Forgotten Childrenby David Hill

    Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 8.49

    In 1959 David Hill's mother - a poor single parent living in Sussex - reluctantly decided to send her sons to Fairbridge Farm School in Australia where, she was led to believe, they would have a good education and a better life. David was lucky - his mother was able to follow him out to Australia - but for most children, the reality was shockingly... more...

  • Migrants in Contemporary Spanish Filmby Clara Guillén Marín

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    During the last two decades Spain has undergone an unprecedented transformation from being a country of emigrants to receiving a significant number of migrants from all around the world. This book focuses on the analysis of documentaries and fiction films representing migrants in Spain in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Guillén Marín... more...

  • Emigrantsby James Evans

    Orion 2017; US$ 24.99

    AN EVENING STANDARD NO. 1 BESTSELLER During the course of the seventeenth century nearly 400,000 people left Britain for the Americas, most of them from England. Crossing the Atlantic was a major undertaking, the voyage long and treacherous. There was little hope of returning to see the friends and family who stayed behind. Why did so many go?... more...

  • From Immigrants to Ethnic Minorityby Lorna Chessum

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    While there is an extensive sociological literature concerning race relations, racial discrimination and the process of migration, this has tended to focus on snapshots at a given moment in time. There are few historical accounts of the development of black communities in Britain. This book will be the first social history of a black community in... more...