Books in category Social Science – Emigration & Immigration

  • Many Middle Passages

    Many Middle Passages
    Emma Christopher, Cassandra Pybus, Marcus Rediker

    "–Kenneth Morgan, author of Slavery and the British Empire "This volume extends the now well-established project of 'Atlantic World Studies' beyond its geographic and chronological frames to a genuinely global analysis of labour migration.

  • Cultures in Refuge

    Cultures in Refuge
    Dr Anna Hayes, Dr Robert Mason

    Questioning the manner in which the reception of sanctuary in modern Australia changes migrants' sense of belonging, this interdisciplinary volume focuses on the disjuncture between receiving sanctuary and feeling secure in one's self and …

  • L intà gration de la culture musulmane en Grande Bretagne

    L’intégration de la culture musulmane en Grande-Bretagne
    Moustafa Traoré

    Le cas de la communauté musulmane vivant dans les villes britanniques met en lumière les difficultés rencontrées par le système d'intégration britannique, notamment lorsqu'il s'agit de cultures et de valeurs.

  • A Chinaman s Chance

    A Chinaman’s Chance
    Eric Liu

    But what makes this story of immigrant ascent unique is that Chinese Americans are emerging at just the same moment when China has emerged – and indeed may displace America – at the center of the global scene.

  • Okinawan Diaspora

    Okinawan Diaspora
    Ronald Y. Nakasone

    The essays in this volume commemorate the diasporic experiences of Okinawans within the geopolitical context of East Asia.

  • Leveraging Migration for Africa

    Leveraging Migration for Africa
    Dilip Ratha

    This volume contributes to a greater understanding of migration and its potential role in Africa_s development.

  • Domicide

    John Douglas Porteous, Sandra Eileen Smith

    Domicide tells how and why the powerful destroy homes that happen to be in the way of corporate, political, and bureaucratic projects. Too frequently, this destruction is justified as being in the public interest.

  • Citizenship and Those Who Leave

    Citizenship and Those Who Leave
    Nancy L. Green, Francois Weil

    What relations do they seek to maintain with their citizens abroad and why? Citizenship and Those Who Leave reverses the immigration perspective to examine how nations define themselves not just through entry but through exit as well.

  • African Diaspora Identities

    African Diaspora Identities
    John A. Arthur

    African Diaspora Identities provides insights into the complex transnational processes involved in shaping the migratory identities of African immigrants.

  • Inheriting the City

    Inheriting the City
    Philip Kasnitz, John H. Mollenkopf, Mary C. Waters, Jennifer Holdaway

    Although racial discrimination and economic exclusion persist to varying degrees across all the groups studied, this absorbing book shows that the new generation is also beginning to ease the intransigence of U.S. racial categories.

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