Transnationalism & Migration

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Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice

Canadian Sanctuary Incidents, Power, and Law

UBC Press

Facing immediate deportation, a lone Guatemalan migrant entered sanctuary in a Montreal church in December 1983. Thus began the practice of sanctuary in Canada.

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Law and Citizenship

By Law Commission of Canada
UBC Press

The essays this volume provide a framework for analyzing citizenship in an increasingly globalized world by addressing a number of fundamental questions.

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Parenting in Multi-Racial Britain

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Based on research, this book provides an insight into parenting and the lives of families from a range of diverse ethnic groupings living in the United Kingdom.

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A History of Migration from Germany to Canada, 1850-1939

UBC Press

Considers why Germans left their home country, why they chose to settle in Canada, who assisted their passage, and how they crossed the ocean to their new home, as well as how the Canadian government perceived and solicited them as immigrants.

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Troublesome Border, Revised Edition

The University of Arizona Press

"U.S. residents are largely unaware that Mexicans also view their northern border with concern, and at times even alarm. Border communities, such as Ciudad Juárez and Tijuana, have long been subjected to heavy criticism from Mexico City and other interior areas for their close ties to the United States, a country viewed with apprehension ...

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Race and the City

Chinese Canadian and Chinese American Political Mobilization

UBC Press

Presents an elegant analysis of the mechanisms of political mobilization under systemic racism that draws on case studies, interviews, and a detailed understanding of the racialized legal and sociocultural histories of the United States and Canada.

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Development's Displacements

Economies, Ecologies, and Cultures at Risk

UBC Press
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Diversity and Equality

The Changing Framework of Freedom in Canada

UBC Press

Critically examines the challenge of protecting rights in diverse societies.

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Transnational Identities and Practices in Canada

UBC Press

This is the first collection in Canada to provide a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of transnationalism.

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Voices Rising

Asian Canadian Cultural Activism

UBC Press

Examines Asian Canadian political and cultural activism around community building, identity making, racial equity, and social justice.

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