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Emigration & Immigration

  • 'Illegal' Travellerby Dr Shahram Khosravi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00

    Based on fieldwork among undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers Illegal Traveller offers a narrative of the polysemic nature of borders, border politics, and rituals and performances of border-crossing. Interjecting personal experiences into ethnographic writing it is 'a form of self-narrative that places the self within a social context'. more...

  • 'Race', Culture and the Right to the Cityby Dr Gareth Millington

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Adopting a perspective inspired by Henri Lefebvre, this book considers the spread of multiculture from the central city to the periphery and considers the role that 'race' continues to play in structuring the metropolis, taking London, New York and Paris as examples. more...

  • 'brothers' Or Others?by Anita FAˇbos

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...

  • "ˇNos Quitan Nuestros Trabajos!"by Aviva Chomsky

    Haymarket Books 2011; US$ 18.00

    This timely and accessible guide debunks the twenty-one biggest myths and stereotypes in today's immigration debate. more...

  • (re)constructing Armenia In Lebanon And Syriaby Nicola Migliorino

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    For almost nine decades, since their mass-resettlement to the Levant in the wake of the Genocide and First World War, the Armenian communities of Lebanon and Syria appear to have successfully maintained a distinct identity as an ethno-culturally diverse group, in spite of representing a small non-Arab and Christian minority within a very different,... more...

  • 97 Orchardby Jane Ziegelman

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99

    ?Social history is, most elementally, food history. Jane Ziegelman had the great idea to zero in on one Lower East Side tenement building, and through it she has crafted a unique and aromatic narrative of New York?s immigrant culture: with bread in the oven, steam rising from pots, and the family gathering round.? ? Russell Shorto, author of The... more...

  • ANTHROPOLOGY OF MIGRATION AND MULTIby Steven Vertovec

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book presents essays pointing toward a number of possible new directions ? both theoretical and methodological ? for anthropological inquiry into migration and multiculturalism. more...

  • Abandoned Japanese in Postwar Manchuriaby Yeeshan Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    This book relates the experiences of the zanryu-hojin - the Japanese civilians, mostly women and children, who were abandoned in Manchuria after the end of the Second World War when Japan?s puppet state in Manchuria ended.  It examines their eventual repatriation, alongside issues of war memory and war guilt, and the worldviews of the zanryu-hojin,... more...

  • The Accidental Americanby Rinku Sen; Fekkak Mamdouh

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 24.95

    In this no-holds-barred nonfiction narrative, activist, organizer, and immigration expert Rinku Sen reveals the racial and cultural conflicts embedded in the current immigration debate and explodes the myth that those living in both sending and receiving countries can enjoy the economic benefits of immigration while keeping their cultures static. more...