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Books at St. Thomas Library:
The Immigration Experience
Call Number: PS3573.O583 H66 1979
Publication Date: 1979
Homebase is the coming of age story of Rainsford Chan in 1950s and '60s California. Orphaned at fifteen, he attempts to claim America as his homebase, and his personal history is interwoven with dreams, stories, and letters of his family's life in America.
Enrique's Journey by
Call Number: PN4726 .P815 2003
Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, Enrique's Journey recounts the unforgettable quest of a Honduran boy looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States.
Birds of Paradise Lost by
Call Number: muse9781597092784
The thirteen stories in Birds of Paradise Lost chronicle the anguish and joy and bravery of America's newest Americans, the troubled lives of those who fled Vietnam and remade themselves in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The immigration crucible : transforming race, nation, and the limits of the law by
Call Number: JV6483 .K74 2012
Publication Date: 2012
E-Books at St. Thomas Library:
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Migration in a Globalised World by
In Migration in a Globalised Word, Cédric Audebert and Mohamed Kamel Dorai assemble a number of essays from leading economists, sociologists, and political scientists that examine international migration in light of the growing effects of globalization. Among the topics discussed are migration and social cohesion, transnationalization and the transnational approach, the migration-development nexus as well as the blurring of lines between refugees and economic migrants.
Writing Immigration by
Call Number: JV6465 -- .W75 2011eb
In a series of powerful essays, the contributors reflect on how they struggle to write about one of the defining issues of our time -- one that is at once local and global, familiar and uncanny, concrete and abstract. Highlighting and framing central questions surrounding immigration, their essays explore topics including illegal immigration, state and federal mechanisms for immigration regulation, enduring myths and fallacies regarding immigration, immigration and the economy, immigration and education, the adaptations of the second generation, and more.
The Immigration and Education Nexus by
Call Number: LC3715 -- .I46 2012eb
The focus of this edited volume is on immigration's effect on schooling and the consequential aspect of illegal immigration's effect. This volume presents a timely and poignant analysis of the historical, legal, and demographic issues related to immigration with implications for education and its interdisciplinary processes.
What is it like to grow up as an undocumented youth?
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