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"They Take Our Jobs!"

and 20 Other Myths about Immigration, Expanded Edition

by Aviva Chomsky

<p><strong>Revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking book which demystifies twenty-one of the most widespread myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigrations.</strong></p> <p>Aviva Chomsky dismantles twenty-one of the most ...

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'Brothers' or Others?: Propriety and Gender for Muslim Arab Sudanese in Egypt

by Fabos, Anita

<p> Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a ...

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(Re)constructing Armenia in Lebanon and Syria: Ethno-Cultural Diversity and the State in the Aftermath of a Refugee Crisis

by Migliorino, Nicola

<p> For almost nine decades, since their mass-resettlement to the Levant in the wake of the Genocide and First World War, the Armenian communities of Lebanon and Syria appear to have successfully maintained a distinct identity as an ...

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100 Questions and Answers About Immigrants to the U.S.: Immigration policies, politics and trends and how they affect families, jobs and demographics

The facts about U.S. immigration patterns, motives, effects and language, history, culture, customs, and issues of health, wealth, education, deportation, citizenship and criminal justice

by Michigan State University School of Journalism & Sonia Nazario

<p>This simple, introductory guide answers 100 of the basic questions people ask about U.S. immigrants and immigration in everyday conversation. It has answers about identity, language, religion, culture, customs, social norms, economics, ...

ISBN: 1230002073880

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A Century of Transnationalism

Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections

by Nancy L. Green & Roger Waldinger

<div>This collection of articles by sociologically minded historians and historically minded sociologists highlights both the long-term persistence and the continuing instability of home country connections. Encompassing societies of origin and ...

ISBN: 9780252098864

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A Family Matter

Citizenship, Conjugal Relationships, and Canadian Immigration Policy

by Megan Gaucher

<p>How do we define family? In an attempt to police incoming migrants, the Harper government adopted a strict definition of family in order to limit access to citizenship for certain immigrants. Even when immigrants had no intention of ...

ISBN: 9780774836456

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A Nation of Immigrants

Women, Workers, and Communities in Canadian History, 1840s-1960s

by Franca Iacovetta, Paula Draper & Robert Ventresca

<p>This collection brings together a wide array of writings on Canadian immigrant history, including many highly regarded, influential essays. Though most of the chapters have been previously published, the editors have also commissioned ...

ISBN: 9781487516833

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A Place to Call Home

Immigrant Exclusion and Urban Belonging in New York, Paris, and Barcelona

by Ernesto Castañeda

<p>As immigrants settle in new places, they are faced with endless uncertainties that prevent them from feeling that they belong. From language barriers, to differing social norms, to legal boundaries separating them from established residents, ...

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A Short History of Migration

by Massimo Livi Bacci

<p>Translated by Carl Ipsen.</p> <p>This short book provides a succinct and masterly overview of the history of migration, from the earliest movements of human beings out of Africa into Asia and Europe to the present day, exploring along the ...

ISBN: 9780745681467

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A Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration and Islamophobia in Europe

by Fekete, Liz

Fekete exposes a new kind of institutionalised racism behind the inhuman migration and security policies of the EU. ...

ISBN: 9781849644075

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A SWEDISH ADVENTURE IN AMERICA

Daybook Journals of Albrekt Lundquist 1910-1924

by Albrekt Lundquist

<p>Imagine being 20 years old, leaving your home to go to another country—alone and unable to communicate!<br />  <br /> This is the story of a young man leaving his home in Sweden to find the “streets of gold” in America.  There are seven ...

ISBN: 9780999589212

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Accession and Migration

Changing Policy, Society, and Culture in an Enlarged Europe

by Yordanka Valkanova

<p>The expansion of the European Union in May 2004 through the entry of ten countries from Central and Eastern Europe, has generated considerable media interest - interest which was revived by further expansion in January 2007 when Bulgaria and ...

ISBN: 9781351961097

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Adela Sloss-Vento

Writer, Political Activist, and Civil Rights Pioneer

by Arnoldo Carlos Vento

<p>This work probes into the socio-political and cultural setting in South Texas (1915-1992) via data found in the private archival collection of Adela Sloss-Vento; it focuses on her role as an activist, writer and civil/human rights pioneer. It

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Adios, America: The Left's Plan to Turn Our Country Into a Third World Hellhole: An 11-Minute Bathroom Genius Summary

by Bern Bolo

<p>A Quick Preview of What You&apos;ll Learn:</p><p>* How to identify and understand why American political system favors the rise of more immigrants in the country.<br />* How to determine the various ways immigrants benefit from the US ...

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Advancing Refugee Protection in South Africa

by Handmaker, Jeff

<p> Divided into three thematic parts to guide the reader, this important volume documents the development and implementation of refugee policy in South Africa over a 10-year period from 1996 until 2006. In doing so, it addresses issues of ...

ISBN: 9780857450272

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Affective Circuits

African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

by Jennifer Cole & Christian Groes

<p>The influx of African migrants into Europe in recent years has raised important issues about changing labor economies, new technologies of border control, and the effects of armed conflict. But attention to such broad questions often obscures

ISBN: 9780226405292

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African Immigrants in Contemporary Spanish Texts

Crossing the Strait

by Debra Faszer-McMahon & Victoria L. Ketz

<p>Around the turn of 21st Century, Spain welcomed more than six million foreigners, many of them from various parts of the African continent. How African immigrants represent themselves and are represented in contemporary Spanish texts is the ...

ISBN: 9781317184263

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Africans and the Exiled Life

Migration, Culture, and Globalization

by Sabella Ogbobode Abidde, Brenda I. Gill, Alecia D. Hoffman & others

<p>Since their early beginning in Africa as foragers, hunters and gatherers, humans have been on the move. In modern times, their movements have been compelled by geographical, economic, political, cultural, social and personal reasons. However,

ISBN: 9781498550895

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All They Will Call You

by Tim Z. Hernandez

<p><em>All They Will Call You</em> is the harrowing account of “the worst airplane disaster in California’s history,” which claimed the lives of thirty-two passengers, including twenty-eight Mexican citizens—farmworkers who were being deported ...

ISBN: 9780816536085

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America Classifies the Immigrants

From Ellis Island to the 2020 Census

by Joel Perlmann Perlmann

<p>When more than twenty million immigrants arrived in the United States between 1880 and 1920, the government attempted to classify them according to prevailing ideas about race and nationality. But this proved hard to do. Ideas about racial or

ISBN: 9780674986206

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