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  • A Cup of Water Under My Bedby Daisy Hernandez

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life   In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men who seduce you with pastries, while one tía... more...

  • Debating the Ethics of Immigrationby Christopher Heath Wellman; Phillip Cole

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 27.99

    Do states have the right to prevent potential immigrants from crossing their borders, or should people have the freedom to migrate and settle wherever they wish? Christopher Heath Wellman and Phillip Cole develop and defend opposing answers to this timely and important question. more...

  • Liberty's Exilesby Maya Jasanoff

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95

    On November 25, 1783, the last British troops pulled out of New York City, bringing the American Revolution to an end. Patriots celebrated their departure and the confirmation of U.S. independence. But for tens of thousands of American loyalists, the British evacuation spelled worry, not jubilation. What would happen to them in the new United States?... more...

  • The Warmth of Other Sunsby Isabel Wilkerson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    One of The New York Times Book Review ’s 10 Best Books of the Year In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.... more...

  • The Hadhrami Diaspora in Southeast Asiaby Ahmed Ibrahim Abushouk; Hassan Ibrahim

    BRILL 2009; US$ 159.00

    This volume addresses the question of the Hadhrami Identity in Southeast Asia from various perspectives, and investigates the patterns of the Hahdrami interaction with diverse cultures, values and beliefs in the region. Special attention is also paid to the Hadhrami local and transnational politics, social stratification and in Southeast Asia. more...

  • My Name Is Not Natashaby John Davies

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 62.50

    An account of how trafficked women experience and then overcome sexual slavery and trafficking without or in spite of the help offered by outside agencies. more...

  • Migration and Mobility in Europeby Heinz Fassmann; Max Haller; David Lane

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    The enlargement of the European Union has had an enormous impact on migration within Europe. This book addresses the form of these effects, outlining the social, political and economic problems created by the free movement of people within the European Union. more...

  • Asylum, Migration and Communityby Maggie O'Neill

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    Rooted in more than two decades of scholarship, this book uses critical social theory and participatory, biographical and arts-based methods with asylum seekers, refugees and emerging communities to explore the dynamics of the asylum-migration-community nexus. more...

  • Leveraging Migration for Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 29.99

    A joint effort led by the African Development Bank and the World Bank, 'Leveraging Migration for Africa' is the first comprehensive publication on harnessing migration, remittances, and other diaspora resources for the development of Africa. It comes at a time when countries in Africa and elsewhere are grappling with difficult choices on how... more...

  • Living "Illegal"by Marie Friedmann Marquardt; Timothy J Steigenga; Philip J. Williams; Manuel A. Vasquez

    New Press, The 2011; US$ 26.95

    Today’s polarized debates over immigration revolve around a set of one-dimensional characters and unchallenged stereotypes. Yet the resulting policy prescriptions, not least of them Arizona’s draconian new law SB 1070, are dangerously real and profoundly counterproductive. A major new antidote to this trend, Living ?Illegal” is an ambitious new... more...