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Product Description: To what extent does development influence migration? How does migration affect development? In recent years, there has been a huge amount of research into such questions about what has come to be known as the migration-development nexus...read more

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9780415745628 | Routledge, August 6, 2017, cover price $160.00
9781849809702 | Edward Elgar Pub, November 12, 2012, cover price $505.00

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9780415745642 | Routledge, August 6, 2017, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: To what extent does development influence migration?

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Product Description: Thousands of newcomers flocked into the Upper Mississippi country in the decades leading up to the Civil War. Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, and Minnesota received immigrants from most areas of Europe, as well as Americans from the Upper South, New England, and the Middle Atlantic states...read more

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9780830410231 | Burnham Inc Pub, January 1, 1984, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Thousands of newcomers flocked into the Upper Mississippi country in the decades leading up to the Civil War.

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9780809335565, titled "Immigrants in the Valley: Irish, Germans, and Americans in the Upper Mississippi Country 1830-1860" | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, November 9, 2016, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: Thousands of newcomers flocked into the Upper Mississippi country in the decades leading up to the Civil War.

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Product Description: National bestseller ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui...read more

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9781419718779 | Ill edition (Abrams Comic Art, March 7, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: National bestseller ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui.

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Product Description: In Downwardly Global Lalaie Ameeriar examines the transnational labor migration of Pakistani women to Toronto. Despite being trained professionals in fields including engineering, law, medicine, and education, they experience high levels of unemployment and poverty...read more

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9780822363019 | Duke Univ Pr, March 3, 2017, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: In Downwardly Global Lalaie Ameeriar examines the transnational labor migration of Pakistani women to Toronto.

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9780822363163 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, March 3, 2017), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In Downwardly Global Lalaie Ameeriar examines the transnational labor migration of Pakistani women to Toronto.

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Product Description: Thoughts and feelings about home traditionally provided people of all cultures with a firm sense of where they belonged, and why. But with the world rapidly changing, many of our basic notions are becoming problematic. Both internationally and within countries, populations are constantly on the move, seeking better opportunities and living conditions, or an escape from violence and war...read more

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9780198747239 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Thoughts and feelings about home traditionally provided people of all cultures with a firm sense of where they belonged, and why.

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Product Description: The stunning story of a young woman, an international crisis, and the triumph of the human spirit.Adrift in a frigid sea, no land in sight―just debris from the ship's wreckage and floating corpses all around―nineteen-year-old Doaa Al Zamel floats with a small inflatable water ring around her waist and clutches two children, barely toddlers, to her body...read more

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9781250105998 | Flatiron Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: The stunning story of a young woman, an international crisis, and the triumph of the human spirit.

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Product Description: Immigration and health care are hotly debated and contentious issues. Policies that relate to both issues—to the health of newcomers—often reflect misimpressions about immigrants, and their impact on health care systems. Despite the fact that immigrants are typically younger and healthier than natives, and that many immigrants play a vital role as care-givers in their new lands, native citizens are often reluctant to extend basic health care to immigrants, choosing instead to let them suffer, to let them die prematurely, or to expedite their return to their home lands...read more

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9780814789216 | New York Univ Pr, January 24, 2017, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Immigration and health care are hotly debated and contentious issues.

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Product Description: Immigration, Emigration and Migration consists of essays written by distinguished scholars across the fields of law, political science, and philosophy that examine questions of travel and migration across national borders.  Questions of immigration and border enforcement practices are particularly salient in contemporary public discourse, and examinations of policy and practice bring forth new philosophical quandaries...read more
By Jack Knight (editor)

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9781479860951 | New York Univ Pr, January 17, 2017, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Immigration, Emigration and Migration consists of essays written by distinguished scholars across the fields of law, political science, and philosophy that examine questions of travel and migration across national borders.

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Product Description: Migration to the United Kingdom receives widespread attention, but less attention is paid to the major increase in the number of people becoming British citizens. UK citizenship has undergone substantial changes in recent decades and a clear up-to-date examination of what UK citizenship actually means, who has access to it and on what terms, is long overdue...read more

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9781849549769 | Biteback Pub, January 10, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Migration to the United Kingdom receives widespread attention, but less attention is paid to the major increase in the number of people becoming British citizens.

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Product Description: From 1896 to 1924, motivated by fears of an irresistible wave of Asian migration and the possibility that whites might be ousted from their position of global domination, British colonists and white Americans instituted stringent legislative controls on Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian immigration...read more

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9781469630267 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: From 1896 to 1924, motivated by fears of an irresistible wave of Asian migration and the possibility that whites might be ousted from their position of global domination, British colonists and white Americans instituted stringent legislative controls on Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian immigration.

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9781469630274 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: From 1896 to 1924, motivated by fears of an irresistible wave of Asian migration and the possibility that whites might be ousted from their position of global domination, British colonists and white Americans instituted stringent legislative controls on Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian immigration.

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Product Description: “This groundbreaking study examines the connection between what are arguably the two most distinguishing phenomena of the modern world: the unprecedented surges in global mobility and in the creation of politically bounded spaces and identities...read more
By Michael Goebel (editor)

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9780813060002 | Univ Pr of Florida, October 14, 2014, cover price $74.95
9780324004236, titled "The Legal Environment of Business" | South-Western Pub, June 1, 1999, cover price $231.95 | also contains The Legal Environment of Business | About this edition: This popular text combines a traditional case focus with clear and concise coverage of a wide range of up-to-date topics.

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9780813054025 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, January 1, 2017), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: “This groundbreaking study examines the connection between what are arguably the two most distinguishing phenomena of the modern world: the unprecedented surges in global mobility and in the creation of politically bounded spaces and identities.

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Product Description: Citizenship is often assumed to be a clear-cut issue—either one has it or one does not. However, as the contributors to Citizenship in Question demonstrate, citizenship is not self-evident; it emerges from often obscure written records and is interpreted through ambiguous and dynamic laws...read more
By Jacqueline Stevens (editor)

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9780822362807 | Duke Univ Pr, December 30, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: Citizenship is often assumed to be a clear-cut issue—either one has it or one does not.

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9780822362913 | Duke Univ Pr, December 30, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Citizenship is often assumed to be a clear-cut issue—either one has it or one does not.

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Product Description: The current refugee crisis sweeping Europe, and much of the world, closely intersects with largely neglected questions of religion. Moving beyond discussions of religious differences, what can we learn about the interaction between religion and migration? Do faith-based organisations play a role within the refugee regime? How do religious traditions and perspectives challenge and inform current practices and policies towards refugees? This volume gathers together expertise from academics and practitioners, as well as migrant voices, in order to investigate these interconnections...read more
By Erin Wilson (editor)

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9781783488940 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The current refugee crisis sweeping Europe, and much of the world, closely intersects with largely neglected questions of religion.

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9781783488957 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The current refugee crisis sweeping Europe, and much of the world, closely intersects with largely neglected questions of religion.

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Product Description: In recent years, changes in the labor market, including an increase in the number of young working mothers, has led to a rapid growth of employment for nannies throughout the Western world. That rapid growth, however, has come with an increase in long, nonstandard working hours and in the context of a lack of regulation or of affordable, flexible solutions to the demand for early childhood education and care...read more

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9781447330141 | Policy Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In recent years, changes in the labor market, including an increase in the number of young working mothers, has led to a rapid growth of employment for nannies throughout the Western world.

Product Description: There are today some 60 million people who have fled their homes because of persecution and conflict. This is the highest number ever recorded. These people suffer exile that will likely last for years and even whole lifetimes-both present and future...read more

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9780198786450 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: There are today some 60 million people who have fled their homes because of persecution and conflict.

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Product Description: This book is unique in adopting a family history approach to Irish immigrants in nineteenth century Britain. It shows that the family was central to the migrants' lives and identities. The techniques of family and digital history are used for the first time to reveal the paths followed by a representative body of Irish immigrant families, using the town of Stafford in the West Midlands as a case study...read more

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9780719090639 | Manchester Univ Pr, May 1, 2015, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book is unique in adopting a family history approach to Irish immigrants in nineteenth century Britain.

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9781526107268 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book is unique in adopting a family history approach to Irish immigrants in nineteenth century Britain.
9780399228445, titled "Moe the Dog in Tropical Paradise" | Sandcastle, March 1, 1995, cover price $5.95 | also contains Moe the Dog in Tropical Paradise | About this edition: Moe and Arlene long to escape the cold weather on their winter vacation but cannot afford to take a long trip, until they discover a way to make their own tropical island, complete with calypso music, pineapple drinks, and palm trees, at home

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Product Description: 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 a fundamental fact of migration: its effects on ordinary life...read more
By Christian Groes (editor)

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9780226405018 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 21, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780226405155 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 21, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: The massive scale and complexity of international migration today tends to obscure the nuanced ways migrant families seek a sense of belonging. In this book, Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg takes readers back and forth between Cameroon and Germany to explore how migrant mothers—through the careful and at times difficult management of relationships—juggle belonging in multiple places at once: their new country, their old country, and the diasporic community that bridges them...read more

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9780226389745 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The massive scale and complexity of international migration today tends to obscure the nuanced ways migrant families seek a sense of belonging.

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9780226389882 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The massive scale and complexity of international migration today tends to obscure the nuanced ways migrant families seek a sense of belonging.

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Product Description: Foreigners Under Mao is a pioneering study of the Western community during the turbulent Mao era. Based largely on personal interviews, memoirs, private letters, and archives, this book 'gives a voice' to the Westerners who lived under Mao...read more

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9789888208746, titled "Foreigners Under Mao: Western Lives in China, 1949–1976" | Hong Kong Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Foreigners Under Mao is a pioneering study of the Western community during the turbulent Mao era.

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Product Description: Many of the millions of workers streaming in from rural China to jobs at urban factories soon find themselves in new kinds of poverty and oppression. Yet, their individual experiences are far more nuanced than popular narratives might suggest...read more

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9780295999241 | Univ of Washington Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Many of the millions of workers streaming in from rural China to jobs at urban factories soon find themselves in new kinds of poverty and oppression.

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Product Description: Why do Mexicans migrate to the United States? Is there a typical Mexican migrant? Beginning in the 1970s, survey data indicated that the average migrant was a young, unmarried man who was poor, undereducated, and in search of better employment opportunities...read more

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9780691161068 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Why do Mexicans migrate to the United States?

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Product Description: “An incisive look at immigration, assimilation, and national identity” (Kirkus Reviews) and the landmark immigration law that transformed the face of the nation more than fifty years ago, as told through the stories of immigrant families in one suburban county in Virginia...read more

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9781476743851 | Simon & Schuster, September 15, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The dramatic and compelling story of the transformation of America during the last fifty years, told through a handful of families in one suburban county in Virginia that has been utterly changed by recent immigration.
9780444997807, titled "Similitude and Modelling" | Elsevier Science Ltd, December 1, 1979, cover price $116.75 | also contains Similitude and Modelling

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9781476743868 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 25, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: “An incisive look at immigration, assimilation, and national identity” (Kirkus Reviews) and the landmark immigration law that transformed the face of the nation more than fifty years ago, as told through the stories of immigrant families in one suburban county in Virginia.

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9781494518875 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 3, 2015), cover price $42.99 | About this edition: In 1950, Fairfax County, Virginia, was ninety percent white, ten percent African American, with a little more than one hundred families who were "other.

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Product Description: Greg Burgess's important new study explores the short life of the High Commission for Refugees (Jewish and Other) Coming from Germany, from its creation by the League of Nations in October 1933 to the resignation of High Commissioner, James G...read more

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9781474276610 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Greg Burgess's important new study explores the short life of the High Commission for Refugees (Jewish and Other) Coming from Germany, from its creation by the League of Nations in October 1933 to the resignation of High Commissioner, James G.

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Product Description: The catalyst for much of classical pragmatist political thought was the great waves of migration to the United States in the early twentieth century. José-Antonio Orosco examines the work of several pragmatist social thinkers, including John Dewey, W...read more

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9780253022745 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 17, 2016, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The catalyst for much of classical pragmatist political thought was the great waves of migration to the United States in the early twentieth century.

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9780253023056 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, October 17, 2016), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The catalyst for much of classical pragmatist political thought was the great waves of migration to the United States in the early twentieth century.

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Product Description: Migration, networks, skills: these keywords not only denote three popular and important fields of current investigation in social sciences and cultural studies, they also mark the wide range of interests of cultural and social anthropologist Waltraud Kokot, who is to be honored in this Festschrift...read more
By Hauke Dorsch (editor)

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9783837633641, titled "Migration – Networks – Skills: Anthropological Perspectives on Mobility and Transformation" | Transcript Verlag, October 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Migration, networks, skills: these keywords not only denote three popular and important fields of current investigation in social sciences and cultural studies, they also mark the wide range of interests of cultural and social anthropologist Waltraud Kokot, who is to be honored in this Festschrift.

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