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Emigration & Immigration

  • Presente!by Cristina Tzintzún; Juan González; Arnulfo Manríquez; Carlos Pérez de Alejo

    AK Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Documenting the undocumented: voices of immigrant workers. more...

  • Europeanizing Contentionby Pierre Monforte

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 39.95

    What are the consequences of European integration on social movements? Who are the ?winners? and the ?losers? of Europe?s organized civil society? This book explores the Europeanization of contention through an in-depth, comparative analysis of French and German pro-asylum movements since the end of the 1990s. Through an examination of their networks,... more...

  • From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controlsby Steve Cohen; Beth Humphries; Ed Mynott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This edited collection addresses theoretical, political and practical aspects of the connection between external immigration controls and internal welfare controls. It considers the implications for the both those subject to controls and those drawn into the web of implementing internal welfare controls. Topics discussed include: * forced dispersal... more...

  • After They Closed the Gatesby Libby Garland

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    In 1921 and 1924, the United States passed laws to sharply reduce the influx of immigrants into the country. By allocating only small quotas to the nations of southern and eastern Europe, and banning almost all immigration from Asia, the new laws were supposed to stem the tide of foreigners considered especially inferior and dangerous. However, immigrants... more...

  • Teenagers' Citizenshipby Susie Weller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    The introduction of compulsory citizenship education into the national curriculum has generated a plethora of new interests in the politics of childhood and youth. Citizenship for Teenagers explores teenagers? acts of and engagement with citizenship in their local communities and examines the role of citizenship education in creating future responsible... more...

  • Media and Migrationby Russell King; Nancy Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 165.00

    This title explores the close and vital relationship between the contemporary media and immigration. Drawing on newspapers, magazines, film, television and photography, the contributors examine the effects of mass media on migration behaviour and ethnic identity. Using examples from a range of countries, Media and Migration illustrates how the media... more...

  • Insufficient Fundsby Hung Cam Thai

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Every year migrants across the globe send more than $500 billion to relatives in their home countries, and this circulation of money has important personal, cultural, and emotional implications for the immigrants and their family members alike. Insufficient Funds tells the story of how low-wage Vietnamese immigrants in the United States and their... more...

  • The German Jews in Americaby Gerhard Falk

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 59.99

    Falk focuses on refugees who fled from Nazi tyranny in the 1930s, immigrated to America, and succeeded despite immense obstacles. This book includes a review of the most prominent academics that made major contributions to science, medicine, art, and literature in America. more...

  • Global Social Transformation and Social Actionby Sven Hessle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This informative and incisively written edited collection brings together experts from around the world to discuss issues which the social work and social welfare sectors face every day and to ensure a closer link between evidence-based practice, policy objectives and social development goals. Furthermore, this book reveals how these may affect the... more...

  • Global Migration The Basicsby Bernadette Hanlon; Thomas J. Vicino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration: The Basics examines: history and geography of global migration the role of migrants in society impact of migrants on the economy and... more...