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Colonial Phantoms

Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

by Dixa Ramírez

<p><em><strong>Winner, 2019 Isis Duarte Book Prize, given by the Haiti/Dominican Republic Section of the Latin American Studies Association</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Winner, 2019 Barbara Christian Literary Award, given by the Caribbean ...

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Colonias in Arizona and New Mexico

Border Poverty and Community Development Solutions

by Adrian X. Esparza & Angela J. Donelson

<p>There are approximately half a million people living in 227 officially designated colonias in southern Arizona and New Mexico. These border communities are characterized by poor-quality housing, a lack of infrastructure (paved roads, water ...

ISBN: 9780816534975

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COMES THE MILLENNIUM: IT'S STILL TOUGH TO BE JEWISH!

100 Years in the Life Of An Immigrant Family

by Sidney I. Silverman

The stories begin over 100 years ago in Sokolka, Poland, when my father escaped via an underground route, from his forced conscription into the Czar's Russian Army. The stories continue through the ensuing decades after he immigrated to America.

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Community In-Between / Urur Dhex Dhexad Ah

Portraits of Somali-Americans in Columbus

by Ruth M. Smith & Qorsho Hassan

<p>*Community In-Between / Urur Dhex Dhexad Ah: Portraits of Somali-Americans in Columbus *by Qorsho Hassan and Ruth M. Smith is a collection of stories and portraits of fifteen young Somali Americans involved in community building in Columbus, ...

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Conflict and the Refugee Experience

Flight, Exile, and Repatriation in the Horn of Africa

by Assefaw Bariagaber

<p>One of the most serious threats to peace, security and the sovereignty of nations in the post-Cold War era is population migration. A particularly volatile form of this threat is the global refugee problem and nowhere is this issue more ...

ISBN: 9781317162216

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Congolese Social Networks

Living on the Margins in Muizenberg, Cape Town

by Joy Owen

<p>Congolese Social Networks: Living on the Margins in Muizenberg, Cape Town is a closely researched ethnography that focuses predominantly on the lives of three Congolese transmigrants (self-identified as such). This monograph situates them in ...

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Contemporary Conversations on Immigration in the United States

The View from Prince George's County, Maryland

by Judith Noemí Freidenberg

<p>Contemporary Conversations on Immigration in the United States: The View from Prince George’s County, Maryland contextualizes the narratives of international migrants arriving to Prince George’s County, Maryland from 1968 to 2009. The life ...

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Controlling Frontiers

Free Movement Into and Within Europe

by Elspeth Guild

<p>Focusing in particular on the European borders, this volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of academics to consider questions of immigration and the free movement of people, linking control within the state to the role of the ...

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Cuban and Salvadoran Exiles: Differential Cold War-Era U.S. Policy Impacts on Their Second-Generations' Assimilation - History of Immigration Policy, 1960s Cubans, 1980s El Salvadorans, Reception

by Progressive Management

<p>This mid-2018 report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. American society conventionally expects immigrants to assimilate, yet contemporary views question whether Latin American immigrants ...

ISBN: 9780463307014

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Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe

by Perla Innocenti

<p>This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging ...

ISBN: 9781317156369

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Culture Clash: Evolution of An Expat

by Long, Benjamin

"Cultural differences matter: How profoundly they differ and how powerful these differences can be," recounts Benjamin Long, in his riveting first-hand account of his sometimes hilarious and moving struggle to comprehend and adapt to life in a ...

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Debating Immigration in the Age of Terrorism, Polarization, and Trump

by Joshua Woods & C. Damien Arthur

<p>This book offers a broad interdisciplinary approach to the changes in the U.S. immigration debate before and after 9/11. A nation’s reaction to foreigners has as much to do with sociology as it does with political science, economics and ...

ISBN: 9781498535229

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Defectives in the Land

Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics

by Douglas C. Baynton

<p>Immigration history has largely focused on the restriction of immigrants by race and ethnicity, overlooking disability as a crucial factor in the crafting of the image of the  “undesirable immigrant.” <em>Defectives in the Land</em>, Douglas ...

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Defending Latina/o Immigrant Communities

The Xenophobic Era of Trump and Beyond

by Alvaro Huerta, José Z. Calderón, Juan Gómez-Quiñones & others

<p>A collection of short essays and stories, <em>Defending Latina/o Immigrant Communities: The Xenophobic Era of Trump and Beyond</em> focuses on one of the most vilified, demonized, and scapegoated groups in the United States: Latina/o ...

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Deported

Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism

by Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

<p>Winner, American Sociological Association Latino/a Section Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award</p> <p>The United States currently is deporting more people than ever before: 4 million people have been deported since 1997 –twice ...

ISBN: 9781479884605

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Deported Americans

Life after Deportation to Mexico

by Beth C. Caldwell

<p>When Gina was deported to Tijuana, Mexico, in 2011, she left behind her parents, siblings, and children, all of whom are U.S. citizens. Despite having once had a green card, Gina was removed from the only country she had ever known. In ...

ISBN: 9781478004523

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Desis Divided

The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

by Sangay K. Mishra

<DIV><P>For immigrants to America, from Europeans in the early twentieth century through later Latinos, Asians, and Caribbeans, gaining social and political ground has generally been considered an exercise in ethnic and racial solidarity. The ...

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Diaspora Online: Identity Politics and Romanian Migrants

by Trandafoiu, Ruxandra

<p> After the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, millions of Romanians emigrated in search of work and new experiences; they became engaged in an interrogation of what it meant to be Romanian in a united Europe and the globalized world. Their ...

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Displacement Beyond Conflict: Challenges for the 21st Century

by McDowell, Christopher

<p> There is growing political concern about the increasing numbers of people displaced both within the borders of their countries and internationally. This volume explores the interrelated drivers of contemporary global displacement with a ...

ISBN: 9781845459833

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Disturbed in Their Nests

A Journey from Sudan's Dinkaland to San Diego's City Heights

by Alephonsion Deng & Judy A. Bernstein

<p>Nineteen-year-old refugee Alephonsion Deng, from war-ravaged Sudan, had great expectations when he arrived in America three weeks before two planes crashed into the World Trade Towers. Money, he'd been told, was given to you in pillows. ...

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