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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson
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The Warmth of Other Suns is a fascinating epic narrative of the Great Migration by the brilliant and beautiful Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson.... (read more)

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Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
by Sonia Nazario
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Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for feature writing and another for feature photography, this astonishing story puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States. Now a... (read more)

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Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal
Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal
by Aviva Chomsky.
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Aviva Chomsky is professor of history and coordinator of Latin American studies at Salem State College. The author of several books, Chomsky has been active in Latin American solidarity and immigrants’ rights issues for more than twenty-five years.... (read more)

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Outcasts United: an American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest To Make a Difference (09 Edition)
Outcasts United: an American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest To Make a Difference (09 Edition)
by Warren Saint John
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1. When played beautifully, as Coach Luma might say, soccer is one of the world’s most fluid and graceful games. How does the nature of soccer refl ect and influence the ways in which the refugee children respond to the challenges of... (read more)

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Warmth of Other Suns (10 Edition)
Warmth of Other Suns (10 Edition)
by Isabel Wilkerson
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The Warmth of Other Suns is a fascinating epic narrative of the Great Migration by the brilliant and beautiful Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson.... (read more)

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Fire Next Time (63 Edition)
Fire Next Time (63 Edition)
by James Baldwin
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The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It... (read more)

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Inner World Immigrant Child
Inner World Immigrant Child
by Cristina Igoa
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This powerful book tells the story of one teacher's odyssey to understand the inner world of immigrant children, and to create a learning environment that is responsive to these students' feelings and their needs. Featuring the voices and artwork of many... (read more)

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The Devil's Highway: A True Story
The Devil's Highway: A True Story
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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"In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, a place called the Devil's Highway. Fathers and sons, brothers and strangers, entered a desert so harsh and... (read more)

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 They Take Our Jobs! : and 20 Other Myths About Immigration (07 Edition)
They Take Our Jobs! : and 20 Other Myths About Immigration (07 Edition)
by Aviva Chomsky
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Claims that immigrants take Americans' jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the social fabric, challenge American identity, and contribute to a host of social ills by their very existence are openly... (read more)

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The Right to Stay Home: How Us Policy Drives Mexican Migration
The Right to Stay Home: How Us Policy Drives Mexican Migration
by David Bacon
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From the Introduction When I left the organizing staff of the United Farm Workers in the late 1970s, I took with me some functional working-class Spanish and a new worldview. I grew up in Oakland, California, and knew nothing about Mexican culture before... (read more)

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The Road to Wigan Pier
The Road to Wigan Pier
by George Orwell
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In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-”to see the most typical section of the... (read more)

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Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America
Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America
by Helen Thorpe
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Just Like Us tells the story of four high school students whose parents entered this country illegally from Mexico. We meet the girls on the eve of their senior prom in Denver, Colorado. All four of the girls have grown up in the United States, and all... (read more)

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Border as Method, Or, the Multiplication of Labor (Social Text Book)
Border as Method, Or, the Multiplication of Labor (Social Text Book)
by Sandro Mezzadra
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Far from creating a borderless world, contemporary globalization has generated a proliferation of borders. In Border as Method, Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson chart this proliferation, investigating its implications for migratory movements, capitalist... (read more)

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The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society
The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society
by Arthur M Jr Schlesinger
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The classic image of the American nation — a melting pot in which differences of race, wealth, religion, and nationality are submerged in democracy — is being replaced by an orthodoxy that celebrates difference and abandons assimilation... (read more)

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Whiteness of a Different Color : European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (98 Edition)
Whiteness of a Different Color : European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (98 Edition)
by Matthew Frye Jacobson
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Co-Winner, 1999 Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science... (read more)

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Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men's Countries and the International Challenge of Racial Equality (Critical Perspectives on Empire)
Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men's Countries and the International Challenge of Racial Equality (Critical Perspectives on Empire)
by Marilyn Lake
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In 1900 W. E. B. DuBois prophesied that the colour line would be the key problem of the twentieth-century and he later identified one of its key dynamics: the new religion of whiteness that was sweeping the world. Whereas most historians have confined... (read more)

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Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
by Kenji Yoshino
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In this remarkable and elegant work, acclaimed Yale Law School professor Kenji Yoshino fuses legal manifesto and poetic memoir to call for a redefinition of civil rights in our law and culture. Everyone covers. To cover is to downplay a disfavored trait... (read more)

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Scattered Sand (12 Edition)
Scattered Sand (12 Edition)
by Pai Hsiao-hung
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Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an... (read more)

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Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities (Feminist Media Studies)
Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities (Feminist Media Studies)
by Karma R. Chavez
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Delineating an approach to activism at the intersection of queer rights, immigration rights, and social justice, Queer Migration Politics examines a series of "coalitional moments" in which contemporary activists discover and respond to the... (read more)

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Crossing Into America: The New Literature of Immigration
Crossing Into America: The New Literature of Immigration
by Louis Mendoza
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A literary portrait of immigrant America including contributions from celebrated authors, young writers, and undocumented workers. This outstanding collection captures the diverse voices of the new literature of American immigration. Bringing together... (read more)

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