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Valle Imperial: Trabajadores Agrícolas de California
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Los jornaleros del Valle Imperial, California, son la imagen exacta del agro estadounidense. El trabajo es por hora o por contrato, el pago es diario y no hay ningún compromiso con las compañías. La contratación es indirecta porque es atrevéz de los mayordomos. El trabajador no tiene garantías laborales. Terminado el día, termina toda relación de trabajo.
British Patriotism-A Newcomer’s Perspective
By Dr Nicholas Beecroft
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Dr Nicholas Beecroft interviews William Nkata Masembe on his perspective on British Patriotism as a Ugandan who has come to live in London. He describes those things that he loves about Britain and the British and gives his observations on how multiculturalism is working.
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Immigration Law and Institutional Design: Volume 80, Number 1 - Winter 2013
By University of Chicago Law Review
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 208,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration
The first issue of 2013 features articles by internationally recognized legal and policy scholars of immigration and emigration, including an extensive Symposium on immigration and its issues of policy, law, administrative process, and institutional design in the United States. The issue serves, in effect, as a new and extensive book on cutting-edge issues of immigration law and policy in the U.S.
The Elders' Colony
By Raúl Figueroa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
Demographic changes threaten the future of Puerto Rico. The population is shrinking and aging fast. Puerto Ricans are abandoning their homeland after decades of high unemployment rates, violence and sub-par government services. The combination of demography, economy, and political status represents a time bomb that will destroy the island if left unattended.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
By Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto
By Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her dream.
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
By Antoinette Vlieger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
Breve ensayo sobre la memoria “Cuando era puertorriqueña” de Esmeralda Santiago
By Diana Caballero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: Spanish. Published: August 5, 2013 by Language Babel. Category: Essay » Literature
Un breve ensayo sobre la memoria "Cuando era puertorriqueña" escrita y publicada por Esmeralda Santiago donde se relatan las vivencias de una adolescente que emigró de Puerto Rico a Nueva York.
Переезд в Америку для Чайников
By Владимир Беляев
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
О чем же эта книга? Если коротко, о моем опыте адаптации в США. Но не только, о жизни в Америке, о культуре и менталитете американцев. Советы и сценарии, как рассчитать свои шаги, снять квартиру или купить дом, как искать работу, и чем заняться в свободное время при наличии свободных денег.
Zwierzenia (Polish Edition - po polsku)
By Grazyna Sygitowicz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Grażyna Sygitowicz, z domu Szymańska, jest absolwentką Wydziału Dziennikarstwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. W USA przebywa od 1988 roku, gdzie współpracowała z chicagowskim radiem. Zaraz po dziennikarstwie, drugą jej życiową pasją jest nauczanie. Książka pt. “Zwierzenia”, to wybór radiowych reportaży, będących dokumentalnym zapisem losów Polaków mieszkających w Stanach Zjednoczonych.
Di armadilli e charango...
By Maria Rosaria Valentini
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: Italian. Published: July 25, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Il charango è uno strumento sudamericano. Questo ci porterebbe facilmente a pensare che questi racconti siano in qualche modo legati ai paesi latinoamericani. Ma saremmo in errore. Perlomeno in parte. I racconti sono ambientati in diverse parti del mondo: dal Ticino al sudamerica, dall’africa ai balcani, ecc. Sono storie vere, crude, storie che fanno riflettere.
Immigration And Health USA
By adesuyi leslie ajayi
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Immigration and Health USA is to assist immigrants and their care givers attain optimum health during their acculturation period and long term stay in the USA with emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention that is ethnically sensitive and culturally appropriate.
Constructing Qatar: Migrant Narratives from the Margins of the Global System
By Andrew Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Every year, tens of thousands of men and women from South Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world journey to Qatar and the other petroleum-rich states of the Arabian peninsula to work. Constructing Qatar, containing eighteen meticulously crafted migrant stories and two photo essays, is an attempt to illuminate the experiences and perspectives of these transnational laborers.
Etiquette for Residents, Travelers, and Potential Immigrants to English-speaking Countries
By Ron Sunquest
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Euan Guides. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
How to get new friends and job? Many well-educated professional people cannot even find a job because of a lack of proper manners. This book gives a concise review of typical behavior of people living in Australia, Canada, U.K., and the U.S.A. It is invaluable to these who want to start a new life as immigrants, travel or live in these countries.
Feeling Better Instead of Bitter about the Latino Immigrant
By Max T Russell
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 58,790. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
You can find reasons to be mad at almost anybody. America is a far more interesting place when you stop to consider the many beautiful and different things about the people who live here. This book shows the fun differences among groups who have been here for ages and groups who are newer to our soil. The emphasis is on newer Latino arrivals because the author knows them so well.
Before Maori - NZ's First Inhabitants
By Ross Bodle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
This book explores a variety of evidence pointing to a long-term pre-Maori inhabitation of New Zealand. It covers the movement of people from Africa, across Asia and down through the Pacific, tracing their route by demonstrating striking similarities of language and culture. Far from being divisive, the book encourages all native-born New Zealanders to think of themselves as one people.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
By Anthony Vaver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
So You Are Free … Making It Home
By Jutta Heitland
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
What is home? What do we need to feel at home? What is it that defines us as humans? How do we cope with feelings of foreignness? Jutta Heitland reflects on what it is that we need to find our place in life. Using her own story, her questions about life are followed by interviews she conducted with twelve people from different countries who talk about their view of life with great frankness.
Grandfather J. B.: Letters to My Grandson
By Joseph Bercovici
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Memoirs through poignant, witty letters by a self-taught immigrant to his professor grandson from 1959-66, first published by Little Brown and now in quality digital. Both sweet and acerbic, with plenty of subtext and wistfulness of dreams of philosophy or just college, the book compels attention for its strong characters deftly revealed by short letters--and always the correction of the grandson.
Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S.
By Kitty Calavita
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.