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Emigration & Immigration

  • Migration, Remittances and Development in South Asiaby

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 48.00

    Through a nuanced look at the role of remittances in bringing about development, the book takes cognizance of the fact that remittances alone are unlikely to lift people out of poverty; rather, it is their interplay with other economic, social and cultural factors which determine the scale and type of impact remittances can have on poverty reduction. ... more...

  • Immigrationby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 123.99

    Immigration to what is now the United States has been a contentious issue from the earliest days of the European settlement. What has been the immigration history and what have been the consequences of these inflows of people? This volume addresses these issues. more...

  • Letters From The Promised Landby

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00

    H Arnold Barton has contributed to Letters from the Promised Land: Swedes in America, 1840- 1914 as an author.H. Arnold Barton, professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, is the author of "The Search for Ancestors: A Swedish-American Family Saga, "and "Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1815.  more...

  • The Borders of Punishmentby Katja Franko Aas; Mary Bosworth

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    The criminalization of migration and the use of coercive state power against foreigners is a controversial topic that demands closer reflection. This book examines the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice, reflecting on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control. more...

  • The Borders of Punishmentby Katja Franko Aas; Mary Bosworth

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    The criminalization of migration and the use of coercive state power against foreigners is a controversial topic that demands closer reflection. This book examines the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice, reflecting on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control. more...

  • The Lebanese Diasporaby Dalia Abdelhady

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    The Lebanese are the largest group of Middle Eastern immigrants in the United States, and Lebanese immigrants are also prominent across Europe and the Americas. Based on over eighty interviews with first-generation Lebanese immigrants in the global cities of New York, Montreal and Paris, this book shows that the Lebanese diaspora – like all diasporas... more...

  • Ex-Centric Migrationsby Hakim Abderrezak

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Ex-Centric Migrations examines cinematic, literary, and musical representations of migrants and migratory trends in the western Mediterranean. Focusing primarily on clandestine sea-crossings, Hakim Abderrezak shows that despite labor and linguistic ties with the colonizer, migrants from the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia) no longer systematically... more...

  • Suffering in the Land of Sunshineby Emily K. Abel

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 28.95

    The history of medicine is much more than the story of doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Seeking to understand the patient’s perspective, historians scour the archives, searching for rare personal accounts. Bringing together a trove of more than 400 family letters by Charles Dwight Willard,  Suffering in the Land of Sunshine  provides a unique window... more...

  • Tuberculosis and the Politics of Exclusionby Emily K. Abel

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 28.95

    Emily K. Abel shows how the association of the disease with “tramps” during the 1880s and 1890s and Dust Bowl refugees during the 1930s provoked exclusionary measures against both groups. In addition, public health officials sought not only to restrict the entry of Mexicans (the majority of immigrants) during the 1920s but also to expel them during... more...

  • The Vanishing American Dreamby Virginia Deane Abernethy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The United States has gone off track, allowing domestic and foreign aid policies to be co-opted by a government—abetted by mass media—that serves special interests rather than the greater national good. Americans' tendencies to trust, play fair, and help have been abused and require replacement by a realistic outlook. The Vanishing American Dream... more...