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Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation

Ireland in Europe and the World

by Ronaldo Munck & Bryan Fanning

<p>In the space of around ten years Ireland went from being a traditional labour exporter to a leading European economy, and thus an attractive destination for immigrants from Eastern Europe and further afield. This produced a singular social ...

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Globalizing Migration Regimes

New Challenges to Transnational Cooperation

by Kristof Tamas

<p>It has been half a century since the Geneva Refugee Convention came into place, but there is still no comparable international regime which provides for the increasing phenomenon of mobile economic migrants. At a time of global mobility, when

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Go Home?

The politics of immigration controversies

by Hannah Jones, Yasmin Gunaratnam, Gargi Bhattacharyya & others

<p>In July 2013, the UK government arranged for a van to drive through parts of London carrying the message 'In the UK illegally? GO HOME or face arrest.' This book tells the story of what happened next. The vans were short-lived, but they were ...

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Going Places

Migration, Economics and the Future of New Zealand

by Julie Fry & Hayden Glass

<p>Migration and the movement of people is one of the critical issues confronting the world’s nations in the twenty-first-century.This book is about the economic contribution of migration to and from New Zealand, one of the most frequently ...

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Governing Irregular Migration

Bordering Culture, Labour, and Security in Spain

by David Moffette

<p>This thorough analysis of immigration governance in Spain explores the dynamics of inclusion and exclusion at play at one of Europe’s southern borders. David Moffette analyzes Spain’s processes of immigration governance and reveals the ...

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Grace after Genocide

Cambodians in the United States

by Carol A. Mortland

<p><em>Grace after Genocide</em> is the first comprehensive ethnography of Cambodian refugees, charting their struggle to transition from life in agrarian Cambodia to survival in post-industrial America, while maintaining their identities as ...

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Great Fortune Dream

The Struggles and Triumphs of Chinese Settlers in Canada, 1858-19966

by David Chuenyan Lai

In 1858, gold was discovered in the Fraser River. News of this discovery travelled to the Pearl River Delta, where, in the aftermath of the Opium Wars, many Chinese sought to escape the poverty, overcrowding, political unrest and even ...

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Gridlock

Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai

by Pardis Mahdavi

<p>The images of human trafficking are all too often reduced to media tales of helpless young women taken by heavily accented, dark-skinned captors—but the reality is a far cry from this stereotype. In the Middle East, Dubai has been accused of ...

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Gringolandia

Lifestyle Migration under Late Capitalism

by Matthew Hayes

<p><strong>A telling look at today’s “reverse” migration of white, middle-class expats from north to south, through the lens of one South American city</strong></p> <p>Even as the “migration crisis” from the Global South to the Global North ...

ISBN: 9781452958170

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Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture

Movements in Irish Landscapes

by Diane Sabenacio Nititham & Rebecca Boyd

<p>Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary post-Celtic Tiger era. With ...

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High-Skilled Migration to the United States and Its Economic Consequences

by Gordon H. Hanson, William R. Kerr & Sarah Turner

<p>Immigration policy is one of the most contentious public policy issues in the United States today.  High-skilled immigrants represent an increasing share of the U.S. workforce, particularly in science and engineering fields. These immigrants ...

ISBN: 9780226525662

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Holocaust Survivors in Canada

Exclusion, Inclusion, Transformation, 1947-1955

by Adara Goldberg

<p>In the decade after the Second World War, 35,000 Jewish survivors of Nazi persecution and their dependants arrived in Canada. This was a watershed moment in Canadian Jewish history. The unprecedented scale of the relief effort required for ...

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Home Now

How 6000 Refugees Transformed an American Town

by Cynthia Anderson

<p><strong>An intimately reported account of an economically depressed and overwhelmingly white town in Maine that was both thrown into upheaval and revitalized by Islamic immigrants-and a larger story of immigration and belonging in ...

ISBN: 9781541767881

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Hospitality in American Literature and Culture

Spaces, Bodies, Borders

by Ana Maria M. Manzanas Calvo & Jesús Benito Sanchez

<p>This volume examines hospitality in American immigrant literature and culture, situating this ancient virtue at the crossroads of space and border theory, and exploring the relationship among the intersecting themes of migration, citizenship,

ISBN: 9781317236481

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Housing Provision and Bottom-up Approaches

Family Case Studies from Africa, Asia and South America

by Adenrele Awotona

<p>First published in 1999, this book consists of in-depth family case studies from Africa, Asia and South America. The purpose of the book is to give a clear understanding of the physical and non-physical structures in bottom-up housing ...

ISBN: 9780429839566

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How Does It Feel to Be Unwanted?

Stories of Resistance and Resilience from Mexicans Living in the United States

by Eileen Truax

<p><strong>In an era of increasing anti-immigrant sentiment and bigotry, each of these 13 stories illuminates the issues affecting the Mexican community and shows the breadth of a frequently stereotyped population.</strong></p> <p>Dreamers and ...

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How Migration Affects Our Lives

by Matt Green

<p>How Migration Affects Our Lives ?</p><p>Migration has been with us since time immemorial.<br />As people search for countries that offer high wages, they also affect national security, the spread of diseases, brain drain and globalization.<br

ISBN: 9781370317233

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How to Move to Canada

A Discontented American's Guide to Canadian Relocation

by André du Broc

<p>&quot;That's it, I'm moving to Canada.&quot; It's been threatened before, but maybe this time it's for real.</p> <p>If you or someone you know is discontented, distressed, or downright disturbed, maybe the Great White North is right for you,

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Human Cargo: Stories and Songs of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation

by Matthew Crampton

<p>How do modern refugees compare with those trafficked or transported in the past? This rich, timely book gives voice to emigrants, slaves, convicts and other human cargo from the 18th and 19th centuries. Its striking mix of story and folk song

ISBN: 9781386455721

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Human Trafficking in Thailand

Current Issues, Trends, and the Role of the Thai Government

by Siroj Sorajjakool

<p>Few subjects elicit greater moral outrage than human trafficking. Media reports of dehumanizing practices such as slavery, abduction, child prostitution, and torture, along with shocking statistics, form the basis of public knowledge. Those ...

ISBN: 9781631021947

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