Transnationalism & Migration

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Salvadorans in Costa Rica

The University of Arizona Press

During the political and economic upheaval that swept El Salvador in the 1980s, as many as 20,000 Salvadorans took refuge in Costa Rica. Despite similarities between the countries, most Salvadorans experienced El Salvador and Costa Rica as very different places; yet some 6,000 chose to remain after the violence in their country ...

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'Race', Housing and Social Exclusion

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The contributors analyse the implications of social exclusion, offering suggestions for good practice in the allocation of housing for black and other ethnic minority groups. This book shows how racism and the shortage of housing workers from black and other ethnic minorities constrain the choices available to these groups.

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In/visible Sight

The Mixed-Descent Families of Southern New Zealand

Athabasca University Press

Drawing on the experiences of mixed-Maori/White families, Wanhalla examines the early history of southern New Zealand, a world in which inter-racial intimacy played a formative role.

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The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80

The Pursuit of Identity and Power

UBC Press

Wing Chung Ng captures the fascinating story of the city's Chinese in their search for identity.

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Culture across Borders

The University of Arizona Press

For as long as Mexicans have emigrated to the United States they have responded creatively to the challenges of making a new home. But although historical, sociological, and other aspects of Mexican immigration have been widely studied, its cultural and artistic manifestations have been largely overlooked by scholars—even ...

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Hungarian Rhapsodies

Essays on Ethnicity, Identity, and Culture

UBC Press

From an examination of photographer Andre Kertesz to a visit to a Hungarian-American church in Cleveland, Richard Teleky reconciles contemporary identity with a heritage from another country.

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The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

Mixed Metaphors

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a major contribution to the literature on race, identity and child development, and offers a radically new way of looking at some of these issues. Based on intensive research on interracial families, the book reviews the previous literature relating to racial identity development, and shows it to be based on flawed assumptions.

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Ethnic Groups and Marital Choices

Ethnic History and Marital Assimilation, in Canada 1871 and 1971

UBC Press

This first detailed comparative study of ethno-religious intermarriage provides the background for understanding the dynamics of intermarriage in a culturally pluralistic society like Canada.

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A White Man's Province

British Columbia Politicians and Chinese and Japanese Immigrants 1858-1914

UBC Press

A revealing historical account of the complex racism in early British Columbia and the lives and contributions made to the province by its Chinese and Japanese residents.

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