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Emigration & Immigration

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migrationby S. Irudaya Rajan; R. B. Bhagat

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher frequency in recent times and have depleted bio-physical... more...

  • Maximum Canadaby Doug Saunders

    Knopf Canada 2017; US$ 20.95

    To face the future, Canada needs more Canadians. But why and how many?   Canada’s population has always grown slowly, when it has grown at all. That wasn’t by accident. For centuries before Confederation and a century after, colonial economic policies and an inward-facing world view isolated this country, attracting few of the people and building... more...

  • Solidarität bei geschlossenen Türenby Hannah von Grönheim

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 47.17

    Hannah von Grönheim analysiert in Anlehnung an die Diskurstheorie Michel Foucaults die asylpolitischen Diskurslinien des Deutschen Bundestages und der Europäischen Kommission sowie die subjektivierende Wirkung für Fluchtmigrierende in Europa. Sie deckt strukturelle Machtformen wie Rassismus, Klassismus und deren Verbindungen im Asylsystem ebenso auf... more...

  • Heritage Language Policies around the Worldby Corinne A. Seals; Sheena Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Heritage language policies define the context in which heritage languages are maintained or abandoned by communities, and this volume describes and analyzes international policy strategies, as well as the implications for the actual heritage language speakers. This volume brings together heritage language policy case studies from around the world,... more...

  • Diversity and Local Contextsby Jerome Krase; Zdenek Uherek

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 96.67

    In this book, an international team of urban anthropologists, sociologists, and ethnographers argue that politics, intergroup relations, and development in cities cannot be understood without reference to the local contexts that endow each city with specific characteristics. They also show how local urban economic, social, and cultural lives are influenced... more...

  • Population Aging and International Health-Caregiver Migration to Japanby Gabriele Vogt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 51.36

    This book introduces Japan’s current policy initiatives directed at eldercare and international labor migration, and, wherever appropriate,it adds a comparative perspective from Germany. The book shows how eldercare is currently being organized and discusses integration policies for foreigners. It studies the policy-making process behind the system,... more...

  • Armenia's Future, Relations with Turkey, and the Karabagh Conflictby Levon Ter-Petrossian; Arman Grigoryan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 123.52

    This project addresses recurring questions about Armenian-Turkish relations, the legacy of the Armenian genocide of 1915, and relations between the Armenian diaspora and the Republic of Armenia. Additionally, it discusses the ongoing conflict with Azerbaijan, and the Armenian government’s handling of the commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary... more...

  • Go Home!by Rodney Barker

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    This bold and original study looks at the performance of identity in the public sphere, using the concept of 'plumage' to capture the countless elements that go together to make up a shared identity. more...

  • FluchtMigration und gesellschaftliche Transformationsprozesseby Simon Goebel; Thomas Fischer; Friedrich Kießling; Angela Treiber

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 23.08

    Der Band thematisiert gesellschaftliche Wandlungsprozesse, die im Kontext von FluchtMigration zu beobachten sind. Alle Beiträge vereint die Perspektive auf Migration als Normalzustand gesellschaftlicher Wirklichkeit. Die Analysen politischer Strukturen, die historisierenden Betrachtungen migrantischer Lebenswelten sowie die ethnografischen Detailforschungen... more...

  • Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Contextby Yuping Mao; Rukhsana Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It features research and applied projects conducted by scholars... more...