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"They Take Our Jobs!"

and 20 Other Myths about Immigration, revised 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 ...

ISBN: 9780857450241

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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 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 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 ...

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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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Activism, NGOs and the State

Multilevel Responses to Immigration Politics in Europe

by Melissa Schnyder

<p>Many NGOs are mobilizing transnationally in order to form new social networks that enable them to better interact with nation-state policies on migrant and refugee inclusion.</p> <p>This book empirically investigates the rich varieties of ...

ISBN: 9781783484218

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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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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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Aging and Loss

Mourning and Maturity in Contemporary Japan

by Jason Danely

By 2030, over 30% of the Japanese population will be 65 or older, foreshadowing the demographic changes occurring elsewhere in Asia and around the world.  What can we learn from a study of the aging population of Japan and how can these findings

ISBN: 9780813572697

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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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America, As Seen on TV

How Television Shapes Immigrant Expectations around the Globe

by Clara E. Rodríguez

<p>**The surprising effects of American TV on global viewers  **</p> <p>As a dominant cultural export, American television is often the first exposure to American ideals and the English language for many people throughout the world. Yet, ...

ISBN: 9781479804764

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American Aliya

Portrait of an Innovative Migration Movement

by Chaim I. Waxman

<p>The major focus is on the who, when, and where of American immigration to Israel, but it is the "why" of this aliya which constitutes the core of the book. Waxman analyzes the relationship between Zionism, aliya, and the Jewish experience. ...

ISBN: 9780814343418

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American by Paper

How Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

by Kate Vieira

<DIV><P><I>American by Paper</I> reveals how two groups of immigrants who share a primary language nevertheless have very different experiences of literacy in the United States. It describes the social realities facing documented and ...

ISBN: 9781452950099

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