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Emigration & Immigration

  • Home: A Very Short Introductionby Michael Allen Fox

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19

    Ideas of home play a prominent role in the way people of all cultures frame an understanding of their lives. This Very Short Introduction considers the enduring concept of home in our modern world, as international and local migration, homelessness, and uprootedness threaten to destabilize our traditional notions of place and belonging. more...

  • Tongue Shakersby Margie Shaheed

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 29.99

    Tongue Shakers provides an inside look into the state of speaking mother tongue in America?s multicultural society. Through a series of interviews and first person narratives, the book uncovers the personal challenges faced by those learning a new language and celebrates their triumphs. more...

  • The Politics of Immigrationby Tom K. Wong

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 18.99 US$ 17.09

    Why do legislators in Congress do what they do when it comes to voting on immigration policy? In The Politics of Immigration , Tom K. Wong argues that contemporary immigration politics is defined by three core features: the entrenchment of partisan divides over the issue of immigration, demographic changes that are reshaping the electorate, and how... more...

  • Affective Circuitsby Jennifer Cole; Christian Groes

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    The influx of African migrants into Europe in recent years has raised important issues about changing labor economies, new technologies of border control, and the effects of armed conflict. But attention to such broad questions often obscures a fundamental fact of migration: its effects on ordinary life. Affective Circuits brings together essays... more...

  • Theories of Local Immigration Policyby Felipe Amin Filomeno

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.90

    This book offers a critical account of studies of local immigration policy and a relational approach to explain its emergence, variation, and effects in a context of interdependence and globalization. The author emphasizes the horizontal interactions between local governments, and vertical interactions between local and national levels of government,... more...

  • Language, Identity and Education on the Arabian Peninsulaby Louisa Buckingham

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 40.00

    This collection examines the urban multilingual realities of inhabitants of the Arabian Peninsula in the early 21st century from the perspectives of learners, teachers and researchers. Focusing on both public and private spheres, it considers the importance of both English and immigrants? languages in a context of rapid socioeconomic development. more...

  • Engaging Superdiversityby Karel Arnaut; Martha Sif Karrebæk

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    Through case studies of language practices in spaces understood as inherently translocal and multi-layered (classrooms and schools, youth spaces, mercantile spaces and nation-states), this book explores the relevance of superdiversity for the social and human sciences and positions it as a research perspective in sociolinguistics and beyond. more...

  • Flüchtlingsstandort Deutschland ? eine Analyseby Anabel Ternès; Peter Ustinov Stiftung; Karolina Zimmermann; Lisa Herzog; Margaryta Udovychenko

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 13.43

    Dieses Buch zeigt die Chancen und Herausforderungen auf, die sich in Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft durch Flüchtlinge ergeben. Die Autoren analysieren die aktuelle Flüchtlingssituation und deren Hintergründe grundlegend. Sie zeigen, wie die Generation Y zur Flüchtlingsfrage steht und mit dieser umgeht. In diesem Kontext erläutern sie, wie ein... more...

  • Intimacies, Citizenship and Refugee Menby Samuel Muchoki

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.81

    This timely book moves beyond struggling, suffering and loss to argue that forced migration often provides opportunities for men to pursue new relationships and re-organise their intimate lives. It focuses on the lived experiences of masculinity, sexuality and pursuit of intimate relationships by men who have arrived in Australia as refugees from... more...

  • Bildungsmigranten aus dem subsaharischen Afrika in Moskau und St. Petersburg: Selbst- und Fremdbilderby Svetlana Boltovskaja

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 20.59

    Die Sowjetunion bildete Hunderttausende junge AfrikanerInnen aus. Heute lebt in Moskau und St. Petersburg eine zahlenmäßig kleine, aber aktive afrikanische Community, deren Kern aus ehemaligen Bildungsmigranten besteht. Diese interdisziplinäre Studie erweitert das Untersuchungsgebiet der internationalen Black Studies auf Russland. Sie beschäftigt sich... more...