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Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self
Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self
by Alex Tizon
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An award-winning writer takes a groundbreaking look at the experience and psyche of the Asian American male.    Alex Tizon landed in an America that saw Asian women as sexy and Asian men as sexless. Immigrating from the Philippines as 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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The Headscarf Debates: Conflicts of National Belonging
The Headscarf Debates: Conflicts of National Belonging
by Anna Korteweg
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The headscarf is an increasingly contentious symbol in countries across the world. Those who don the headscarf in Germany are referred to as "integration-refusers." In Turkey, support by and for headscarf-wearing women allowed a religious party to gain... (read more)

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Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed
Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed
by Jason L. Riley
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This book explains why so many efforts by liberals to help the black underclass not only fail but often harm the intended beneficiaries. The intentions behind welfare programs may be noble, but in practice they have slowed the self-development that was... (read more)

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Jalos, USA: Transnational Community and Identity
Jalos, USA: Transnational Community and Identity
by Mirand
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In Jalos, USA, Alfredo Mirandé explores migration between the Mexican town of Jalostotitlán, Jalisco, and Turlock, California, and shows how migrants retain a primal identity with their community of origin. The study examines how... (read more)

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The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation
The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation
by John Kyle Day
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On March 13, 1956, ninety-nine members of the United States Congress promulgated the Declaration of Constitutional Principles, popularly known as the Southern Manifesto. Reprinted here, the Southern Manifesto formally stated opposition to the landmark... (read more)

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Mobility in Transition: Migration Patterns After EU Enlargement (IMISCOE Research)
Mobility in Transition: Migration Patterns After EU Enlargement (IMISCOE Research)
by Birgit (edt) Glorius
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Ten central and eastern European countries, along with Cyprus and Malta, joined the European Union in two waves between 2004 and 2007. This volume presents new research on the patterns of migration that resulted from the EUs enlargement. The contributors... (read more)

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Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i (Asian American Experience)
Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i (Asian American Experience)
by Joanna Poblete
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In the early 1900s, workers from new U.S. colonies in the Philippines and Puerto Rico held unusual legal status. Denied citizenship, they nonetheless had the right to move freely in and out of U.S. jurisdiction. As a result, Filipinos and Puerto Ricans... (read more)

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Globalization and Community #23: The Durable Slum: Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai
Globalization and Community #23: The Durable Slum: Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai
by Liza Weinstein
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In the center of Mumbai, next to the city’s newest and most expensive commercial developments, lies one of Asia’s largest slums, where as many as one million squatters live in makeshift housing on one square mile of government land. This is... (read more)

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An an Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century (Stanford Studies in Jewish History & Culture)
An an Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century (Stanford Studies in Jewish History & Culture)
by Gur Alroey
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The Jewish migration at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries was one of the dramatic events that changed the Jewish people in modern times. Millions of Jews sought to escape the distressful conditions of their lives in... (read more)

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Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America
by Sheryll Cashin
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Sheryll Cashin, professor of law at Georgetown University, is the author of The Agitator’s Daughter and The Failures of Integration, the latter an Editors’ Choice book in the New York Times Book Review. Cashin has published widely in academic... (read more)

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The Latino Generation: Voices of the New America
The Latino Generation: Voices of the New America
by Mario T. Garcia
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Latinos are already the largest minority group in the United States, and experts estimate that by 2050, one out of three Americans will identify as Latino. Though their population and influence are steadily rising, stereotypes and misconceptions about... (read more)

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The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail
The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail
by Oscar Martinez
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Óscar Martínez writes for ElFaro.net, the first online newspaper in Latin America. The original edition of his book Los migrantes que no importan was published in 2010 by Icaria and El Faro and a second edition by Mexico’s sur... (read more)

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Dispatches from Pakistan
Dispatches from Pakistan
by Madiha R. Tahir
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Since 9/11, Pakistan has loomed large in the geopolitical imagination of the West. A key ally in the global war on terror, it is also the country in which Osama bin Laden was finally found and killed—and the one that has borne the brunt of much of... (read more)

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Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia S Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930 1970
Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia S Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930 1970
by Stanley Keith Arnold
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Inspired by Quakerism, Progressivism, the Social Gospel movement, and the theories of scholars such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Charles S. Johnson, Franz Boas, and Ruth Benedict, a determined group of Philadelphia activists sought to transform race relations... (read more)

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Hearts & Hands: Creating Community in Violent Times
Hearts & Hands: Creating Community in Violent Times
by Luis J. Rodriguez
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The Dangerous Divide: Peril and Promise on the US-Mexico Border
The Dangerous Divide: Peril and Promise on the US-Mexico Border
by Peter H Eichstaedt
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How do we balance border security and Americas need for a vital workforce while continuing to provide access to the American dream? Since the attacks of 9/11, the United States has steadily ramped up security along the U.S.-Mexico border, transforming... (read more)

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Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development (Critical Studies in Italian America)
Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development (Critical Studies in Italian America)
by Luisa Del Giudice
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The extraordinary Watts Towers were created over the course of three decades by a determined, single-minded artist, Sabato Rodia, a highly remarkable Italian immigrant laborer who wanted to do "something big." Now a National Historic Landmark and... (read more)

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Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development (Critical Studies in Italian America)
Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development (Critical Studies in Italian America)
by Luisa (edt) Del Giudice
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The extraordinary Watts Towers were created over the course of three decades by a determined, single-minded artist, Sabato Rodia, a highly remarkable Italian immigrant laborer who wanted to do "something big." Now a National Historic Landmark and... (read more)

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The Muslim Question in Canada: A Story of Segmented Integration
The Muslim Question in Canada: A Story of Segmented Integration
by Abdolomohammad Kazemipur
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In terms of assessing the integration of immigrants in Western countries, both Muslims and Canada are seen to be exceptions to the rule. Muslims are often perceived as unable or unwilling to integrate, mostly due to their religious beliefs, and Canada is... (read more)

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