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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 95 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees: What to Do, What Not to Do, and How to Help by Sarah Crowther
    Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees: What to Do, What Not to Do, and How to Help - by Sarah Crowther

    £19.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785923173 | ISBN 10: 178592317x

    This hands-on guide provides quick, insightful guidance for practitioners who find themselves working with asylum seekers and refugees. Part I covers the essentials of understanding refugees' experiences including what they are coping with now they a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders by Various artists
    Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders - by Various artists

    £9.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910959800 | ISBN 10: 1910959804

    From all over the world, picture book illustrators sent original images and personal messages, in postcard form, for Migrations, an exhibition at the Biennial of Illustration, Bratislava, in 2017, curated by the University of Worcester's Internationa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lights In The Distance: Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe by Daniel Trilling
    Lights In The Distance: Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe - by Daniel Trilling

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509815630 | ISBN 10: 1509815635

    A mother who puts her children into a refrigerated lorry and asks, ‘What else could I do?’ A runaway teenager who comes of age on the streets and in abandoned buildings. A student who leaves his war ravaged country behind because he doesn’t wan ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai
    We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World - by Malala Yousafzai

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474610032 | ISBN 10: 147461003x

    Nobel Peace Prize winner and bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the faces behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide.   Malala’s experiences visiting refu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Immigrant USA by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman (Editors)
    The Good Immigrant USA - by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman (Editors)

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349700366 | ISBN 10: 0349700362

    The Good Immigrant USA is a collection of twenty-six personal essays by writers and personalities exploring race, identity and culture, a follow up to the British Book Award nominated and crowdfunded publishing phenomenon, The Good Immigrant.  GU ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can We Solve the Migration Crisis? by Jacqueline Bhabha
    Can We Solve the Migration Crisis? - by Jacqueline Bhabha

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509519408 | ISBN 10: 1509519408

    Every minute 24 people are forced to leave their homes and over 65 million are currently displaced world-wide. Small wonder that tackling the refugee and migration crisis has become a global political priority.   But can this crisis be resol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lampedusa: Gateway to Europe by Pietro Bartolo and Lidia Tilotta
    Lampedusa: Gateway to Europe - by Pietro Bartolo and Lidia Tilotta

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780857057303 | ISBN 10: 0857057308

    The moving and essential testimony of an Italian doctor who has worked for twenty-five years on the front line of perhaps the largest mass migration in human history.   It is common to think of the refugee crisis as a recent phenomenon, but Dr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shatila Stories by Various authors
    Shatila Stories - by Various authors

    £12.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908670489 | ISBN 10: 1908670487

    Peirene Press donate 50p of each sale and all profits of this book to the Lebanese NGO Basmeh & Zeitooneh - www.basmeh-zeitooneh.org   Most novels are written by professional writers using second hand material. Not this one. Peirene commissio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry by Lynne Jones
    Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry - by Lynne Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474605762 | ISBN 10: 1474605761

    Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from Bosnia and 'mission-accomplished' Iraq, to tsunami-affected Aceh, post-earthquake Haiti and 'the Jungle' in Calais.   Wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Exodus: Mass Migration and the Future of Europe by Asfa-Wossen Asserate
    African Exodus: Mass Migration and the Future of Europe - by Asfa-Wossen Asserate

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910376904 | ISBN 10: 1910376906

    In 2015, ever more people from Africa and the Near East took flight and sought refuge in Europe. By the end of that year, some 1.8 million migrants had arrived in the EU, the vast majority across the Mediterranean. Since then, despite measures to hos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bordered Lives: How Europe Fails Refugees and Migrants by Hsiao-Hung Pai
    Bordered Lives: How Europe Fails Refugees and Migrants - by Hsiao-Hung Pai

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781780264387 | ISBN 10: 1780264380

    Bordered Lives is Hsiao-Hung Pai’s landmark book in the reporting of what we know as Europe’s “refugee crisis” or “migrant crisis” - and a cry from the heart about an asylum system that is simply not fit for purpose.   Pai travels ... more

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  • Cover image of book Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier
    Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System - by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141984704 | ISBN 10: 0141984708

    An eye-opening account of the migrant crisis which shows why our global refugee regime is broken and how it can be fixed.   Europe is facing its greatest refugee crisis since the Second World War, yet the institutions responding to it remain v ... more

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  • Cover image of book Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova
    Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe - by Kapka Kassabova

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783783205 | ISBN 10: 1783783206

    Winner of the 2017 Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Winner of the Saltire Society Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2017 Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2017 Shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize 2017   W ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Must Belong Somewhere by Jonathan Dean
    I Must Belong Somewhere - by Jonathan Dean

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474604482 | ISBN 10: 147460448x

    From Sunday Times journalist Jonathan Dean, a journey into his family history, which throws up surprising parallels with the present-day refugee crisis.  Jonathan Dean's great-grandfather, David Schapira, lived a life of epic achievement and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli
    Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions - by Valeria Luiselli

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008271923 | ISBN 10: 0008271925

    A moving, eye-opening polemic about the US-Mexico border and what happens to the tens of thousands of unaccompanied Mexican and Central American children arriving in the US without papers.  'We are driving across Oklahoma in early June when we ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Work with Asylum Seekers and Refugees by Angelina Jalonen and Paul Cilia La Corte
    A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Work with Asylum Seekers and Refugees - by Angelina Jalonen and Paul Cilia La Corte

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785920738 | ISBN 10: 1785920731

    The need to support refugees has never been more urgent, but how can everyone working with them provide consistently effective care? Written for a range of professionals including therapists, teachers, social workers, housing support workers and heal ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Refuge for Women: The Tragic Fate of Syrian Refugees by Maria Von Welser
    No Refuge for Women: The Tragic Fate of Syrian Refugees - by Maria Von Welser

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781771643078 | ISBN 10: 1771643072

    An exposé of the hidden suffering that over half of Syria’s refugees endure and the conflicts they continue to flee.   No refuge: this is the harsh reality encountered by the women and children who flee Syria in search of safety. When boatl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move by Reece Jones
    Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move - by Reece Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784784744 | ISBN 10: 1784784745

    A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are formed and policed Forty thousand people have died trying to cross between countries in the past decade, and yet international borders only continue to harden. The United K ... more

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  • Cover image of book Migrant Artists Mutual Aid: Strategies for Survival, Recipes for Resistance by Victoria Canning et al (editors)
    Migrant Artists Mutual Aid: Strategies for Survival, Recipes for Resistance - by Victoria Canning et al (editors)

    £7.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781527217133 | ISBN 10: 1527217132

    Seeking asylum in Britain is no easy feat - detention, destitution and the threat of deportation are just a few of the hurdles people can face. So what is it really like to live life in the asylum system? This book explains some of the challenges tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Threads by Kate Evans
    Threads - by Kate Evans

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786631732 | ISBN 10: 1786631733

    A heartbreaking, full-color graphic novel of the refugee drama.   In the French port town of Calais, famous for its historic lace industry, a city within a city arose. This new town, known as the Jungle, was home to thousands of refugees, main ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lovers and Strangers: An Immigrant History of Post-War Britain by Clair Wills
    Lovers and Strangers: An Immigrant History of Post-War Britain - by Clair Wills

    £25.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846147166 | ISBN 10: 1846147166

    The battered and exhausted Britain of 1945 was desperate for workers - to rebuild, to fill the factories, to make the new NHS work. From all over the world and with many motives, thousands of individuals took the plunge. Most assumed they would spend ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children
    Children's Literature about Refugees: A Catalyst in the Classroom - by Julia Hope

    £19.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781858566962 | ISBN 10: 1858566967

    'It could happen to anybody', observed one nine-year-old child when her teacher read a book in class about refugees. Fiction provides the perfect conduit for the experiences of refugees so that young refugee students feel their experiences are valida ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See: Photographs from the Refugee Crisis by Giles Duley
    I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See: Photographs from the Refugee Crisis - by Giles Duley

    £25.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780863561795 | ISBN 10: 0863561799

    With texts by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees and Robert Del Naja, Massive Attack   In October 2015, Giles Duley was commissioned by the UNHCR to document the refugee crisis. Over the next seven months, he was to criss-c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Upheaval: The Refugee Trek Through Europe by Navid Kermani
    Upheaval: The Refugee Trek Through Europe - by Navid Kermani

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509518685 | ISBN 10: 1509518681

    By foot, in buses, prison vans and trains, a steady stream of refugees traveled from the Greek island of Lesbos into Europe. In the autumn of 2015, award-winning writer Navid Kermani decided to accompany them on the "Balkan route."  In this perc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices from the
    Voices from the 'Jungle': Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp - by Calais Writers

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780745399683 | ISBN 10: 0745399681

    Often called the ‘Jungle’, the refugee camp near Calais in Northern France epitomises for many the suffering, uncertainty and violence which characterises the situation of refugees in Europe today. But the media soundbites we hear ignore the voic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Go Home! The Politics of Immigration Controversies by Various authors
    Go Home! The Politics of Immigration Controversies - by Various authors

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526113221 | ISBN 10: 1526113228

    In July 2013, the UK government arranged for a van to drive through parts of London carrying the message 'In the UK illegally? GO HOME or face arrest.' This book tells the story of what happened next.   The vans were short-lived, but they were ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla (Editor)
    The Good Immigrant - by Nikesh Shukla (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783523955 | ISBN 10: 1783523956

    How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport?   Or be told that, as an actress, the part you’re most fitted to play is ‘wife of a terrorist’? How does it feel to have words from your nativ ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Guide to the Immigration Act 2016 by Alison Harvey and Zoe Harper
    A Guide to the Immigration Act 2016 - by Alison Harvey and Zoe Harper

    £50.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784519285 | ISBN 10: 1784519286

    A Guide to the Immigration Act 2016 is produced in association with ILPA and provides a clear and straightforward explanation to the provisions of this legislation, with relevant commentary following each section of the Act. Those litigating will be ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel
    The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel's New Others - by Mya Guarnieri Jaradat

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780745336442 | ISBN 10: 0745336442

    Drawing on a decade of courageous and pioneering reporting, Mya Guarnieri Jaradat brings us an unprecedented and compelling look at the lives of asylum seekers and migrant workers in Israel, who hail mainly from Africa and Asia.  From illegal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe
    Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe's Refugee Crisis - by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846276170 | ISBN 10: 1846276179

    Riot police are shutting down borders, 800 lives are lost in a single shipwreck, a boy's body washes up on a beach: this is the European Union in summer 2015. But how did a bloc founded upon the values of human rights and dignity for all reach this p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova
    Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe - by Kapka Kassabova

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783782147 | ISBN 10: 1783782145

    When Kapka Kassabova was a child, the borderzone between Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece was rumoured to be an easier crossing point into the West than the Berlin Wall so it swarmed with soldiers, spies and fugitives. On holidays close to the border on t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Against the Double Blackmail: Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbours by Slavoj �i�ek
    Against the Double Blackmail: Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbours - by Slavoj �i�ek

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141984124 | ISBN 10: 0141984120

    Today, hundreds of thousands of people, desperate to escape war, violence and poverty, are crossing the Mediterranean to seek refuge in Europe. Our response from our protected European standpoint, argues Slavoj Zizek, offers two versions of ideologic ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea by Melissa Fleming
    A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea - by Melissa Fleming

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408708439 | ISBN 10: 1408708434

    This is the story of Doaa, an ordinary girl from a village in Syria, who in 2015 became one of five hundred people crammed on to a fishing boat setting sail for Europe. The boat was deliberately capsized, and of those five hundred people, eleven surv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Finding Home: The Real Stories of Migrant Britain by Emily Dugan
    Finding Home: The Real Stories of Migrant Britain - by Emily Dugan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785780530 | ISBN 10: 1785780530

    Award-winning reporter Emily Dugan�s Finding Home follows the tumultuous lives of a group of immigrants, all facing intense challenges in their quest to live in the UK.   Syrian refugee Emad set up the Free Syrian League and worked illegally in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move by Reece Jones
    Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move - by Reece Jones

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784784713 | ISBN 10: 1784784710

    A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are formed and policed.  Forty thousand people died trying to cross international borders in the past decade, with the high-profile deaths along the shores of Europe only ac ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Borders: The Politics of Immigration Control and Resistance by Natasha King
    No Borders: The Politics of Immigration Control and Resistance - by Natasha King

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783604678 | ISBN 10: 1783604670

    A highly original and provocative examination of 'no borders politics' and what this means within current contentious debates on migration.   From the streets of Calais to the borders of Melilla, Evros and the United States, the slogan 'No bor ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World
    City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp - by Ben Rawlence

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275890 | ISBN 10: 184627589x

    To the charity workers, Dadaab refugee camp is a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, it is a 'nursery for terrorists'; to the western media, it is a dangerous no-go area; but to its half a million residents, it is their last resort.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy by Grace Chang
    Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy - by Grace Chang

    £13.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781608465286 | ISBN 10: 1608465284

    Illegal. Un-American. Disposable. In a nation with an unprecedented history of immigration, the prevailing image of those who cross our borders in search of equal opportunity is that of a drain.   Grace Chang's vital account of immigrant women ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
    The Woman Warrior - by Maxine Hong Kingston

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447275220 | ISBN 10: 1447275225

    With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo   A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America.   When we Chinese girls listened to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lightless Sky: My Journey to Safety as a Child Refugee by Gulwali Passarlay with Nadene Ghouri
    The Lightless Sky: My Journey to Safety as a Child Refugee - by Gulwali Passarlay with Nadene Ghouri

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782398479 | ISBN 10: 1782398473

    'To risk my life had to mean something. Otherwise what was it all for?'   Gulwali Passarlay was sent away from Afghanistan at the age of twelve, after his father was killed in a gun battle with the US army. Smuggled into Iran, Gulwali embarke ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar by Reinhard Kleist
    An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar - by Reinhard Kleist

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910593097 | ISBN 10: 1910593095

    The remarkable story of Somali Olympian Samia Yusuf Omar.   In 2008, 17-year-old Samia Yusuf Omar stood alongside some of the fastest women in the world on the start line of the Olympic 200m. Four years later, she boarded a refugee boat to Eur ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Country of Refuge: An Anthology of Writing on Asylum Seekers by Lucy Popescu (Editor)
    A Country of Refuge: An Anthology of Writing on Asylum Seekers - by Lucy Popescu (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783522682 | ISBN 10: 1783522682

    A Country of Refuge is a poignant, thought-provoking and timely anthology of writing on asylum seekers from some of Britain and Irelands most influential voices.   Compiled and edited by human rights activist and writer Lucy Popescu, this pow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strangers at Our Door by Zygmunt Bauman
    Strangers at Our Door - by Zygmunt Bauman

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509512171 | ISBN 10: 1509512179

    Refugees from the violence of wars and the brutality of famished lives have knocked on other people's doors since the beginning of time. For the people behind the doors, these uninvited guests were always strangers, and strangers tend to generate fea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe
    Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe's Refugee Crisis - by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846276156 | ISBN 10: 1846276152

    Riot police patrol the borders, bodies of drowned children wash up on holiday beaches, a humanitarian disaster unfolds in refugee settlements: this is the European Union today. But how did a bloc that was founded on the values of human rights and dig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe by Patrick Kingsley
    The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe - by Patrick Kingsley

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783351053 | ISBN 10: 1783351055

    The New Odyssey is a work of original, bold reporting written with a perfect mix of compassion and authority by the journalist who knows the subject better than any other. Europe is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crossing the Sea: With Syrians on the Exodus to Europe by Wolfgang Bauer
    Crossing the Sea: With Syrians on the Exodus to Europe - by Wolfgang Bauer

    £15.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908276827 | ISBN 10: 1908276827

    Award-winning journalist Wolfgang Bauer and photographer Stanislav Krupař were the first undercover reporters to document the journey of Syrian refugees from Egypt to Europe. Posing as English teachers in 2014, they were direct witnesses to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World
    City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp - by Ben Rawlence

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275876 | ISBN 10: 1846275873

    To the charity workers, Dadaab refugee camp is a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, it is a 'nursery for terrorists'; to the western media, it is a dangerous no-go area; but to its half a million residents, it is their last resort.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Cargo: A Journey Among Refugees by Caroline Moorehead
    Human Cargo: A Journey Among Refugees - by Caroline Moorehead

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784703615 | ISBN 10: 1784703613

    A new edition of this seminal book, now with a new introduction by the author on the current crisis. How can society cope with the diaspora of the twenty-first century? Is there a difference between good asylum seekers and bad economic mig ... more

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  • Cover image of book Immigrants Against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America by Kenyon Zimmer
    Immigrants Against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America - by Kenyon Zimmer

    £21.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780252080920 | ISBN 10: 0252080920

    The worlds that anarchists left behind, the worlds in which they lived, and the worlds they strove to create. From the 1880s through the 1940s, tens of thousands of first- and second-generation immigrants embraced the anarchist cause after arrivi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Over Land, Over Sea: Poems for Those Seeking Refuge by Kathleen Bell, Emma Lee and Siobhan Logan (Editors)
    Over Land, Over Sea: Poems for Those Seeking Refuge - by Kathleen Bell, Emma Lee and Siobhan Logan (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910170281 | ISBN 10: 1910170283

    An anthology of 102 poems expressing solidarity with the refugees who are currently receiving so little welcome as they take to boats and rafts to cross the Mediterranean and make their way with difficulty through Europe. Readers are invited to take ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fortress Europe: Inside the War Against Immigration by Matthew Carr
    Fortress Europe: Inside the War Against Immigration - by Matthew Carr

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849046275 | ISBN 10: 1849046271

    When the Berlin Wall crumbled in 1989, a euphoric continent hailed the advent of a new borderless Europe in which such barriers would become obsolete. More than twenty-five years later, in the midst of the continents worst refugee crisis since Wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Traces of Survival: Drawings of Refugees in Iraq - Selected by Ai Weiwei by Tamara Chalabi and Philippe Van Cauteren (Editors)
    Traces of Survival: Drawings of Refugees in Iraq - Selected by Ai Weiwei - by Tamara Chalabi and Philippe Van Cauteren (Editors)

    £17.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780300218206 | ISBN 10: 0300218206

    This compelling book is the result of a project intended to visually communicate the hardships endured by Iraqi communities. Utilizing art materials donated to camps by the Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq, these 350 drawings were cre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Toss of a Coin: Voices from a Modern Crisis by Rory OKeeffe
    The Toss of a Coin: Voices from a Modern Crisis - by Rory OKeeffe

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993272905 | ISBN 10: 0993272908

    Ghaddafis Libya was home to a huge number of refugees. People who had escaped war, terror, repression, starvation and disease in their homelands flocked to the state to set up home (as Ghaddafi had invited them to do) or to use Libya as a stopping p ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Are All Migrants: Political Action and the Ubiquitous Condition of Migrant-Hood by Gregory Feldman
    We Are All Migrants: Political Action and the Ubiquitous Condition of Migrant-Hood - by Gregory Feldman

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780804789332 | ISBN 10: 0804789339

    Now more than ever, questions of citizenship, migration, and political action dominate public debate. In this powerful and polemical book, Gregory Feldman argues that We Are All Migrants. By challenging the division between those considered "citizens ... more

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  • Cover image of book Loathe Thy Neighbour by James O
    Loathe Thy Neighbour - by James O'Brien

    £8.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783960866 | ISBN 10: 1783960868

    Immigration is the thorny question that just wont go away. It feeds a whole industry of commentators, pundits and politicians who take great delight in whipping us all into a frenzy, speaking for the ordinary people. But, when ugly prejudices are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sans Papiers: The Social and Economic Lives of Young Undocumented Migrants by Alice Bloch, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter
    Sans Papiers: The Social and Economic Lives of Young Undocumented Migrants - by Alice Bloch, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

    £22.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780745333908 | ISBN 10: 0745333907

    Undocumented migration is a huge global phenomenon, yet little is known about the reality of life for those involved.   Sans Papiers combines a contemporary account of the theoretical and policy debates with an in-depth exploration of the liv ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Immigrant War: A Global Movement Against Discrimination and Exploitation by Vittorio Longhi
    The Immigrant War: A Global Movement Against Discrimination and Exploitation - by Vittorio Longhi

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447305897 | ISBN 10: 1447305892

    The abuse of Asian workers in the oil-rich Gulf countries, the trafficking of undocumented latinos at the US border, the exploitation of African sans papiers in France and the attacks on Sub-Saharan farmhands by the mob in Italy. All these events sho ... more

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  • Cover image of book I, Migrant: A Comedian
    I, Migrant: A Comedian's Journey from Karachi to the Outback - by Sami Shah

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781743319345 | ISBN 10: 1743319347

    Despite nearly being killed by a kangaroo and almost lynched and run out of town after his comedy was taken far too seriously, Sami Shah is very happy to be living in Australia. He has fronted his own satirical show on TV in Karachi, worked as a jour ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Battle of Britishness: Migrant Journeys: 1685 to the Present by Tony Kushner
    The Battle of Britishness: Migrant Journeys: 1685 to the Present - by Tony Kushner

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780719066412 | ISBN 10: 0719066417

    This pioneering study of migrant journeys to Britain begins with Huguenot refugees in the 1680s and continues to asylum seekers and East European workers today. Analysing the history and memory of migrant journeys, covering not only the response of p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Undoing Border Imperialism by Harsha Walia
    Undoing Border Imperialism - by Harsha Walia

    £12.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849351348 | ISBN 10: 1849351341

    Undoing Border Imperialism combines academic discourse, lived experiences of displacement, and movement-based practices into an exciting new book. By reformulating immigrant rights movements within a transnational analysis of capitalism, labor exploi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail by scar Martnez
    The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail - by scar Martnez

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781682975 | ISBN 10: 1781682976

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Economist & The Financial Times  One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keeping Hope Alive: How One Somali Woman Changed 90,000 Lives by Hawa Abdi
    Keeping Hope Alive: How One Somali Woman Changed 90,000 Lives - by Hawa Abdi

    £13.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844087884 | ISBN 10: 1844087883

    The truly inspiring and moving story of a female doctor in war torn Somalia who refuses to leave her country and her people.  For the last twenty years, Dr Hawa Abdi and her daughters have run a refugee camp on their family farm not far from Mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Borderline Justice: The Fight for Refugee and Migrant Rights by Frances Webber
    Borderline Justice: The Fight for Refugee and Migrant Rights - by Frances Webber

    £26.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780745331638 | ISBN 10: 0745331637

    From pre-arrival to detention and deportation, Borderline Justice describes the exclusionary policies, inhumane decisions and obstacles to justice for refugees and migrants in the current legal system.  Frances Webber, a legal practitioner wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Border Vigils: Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World by Jeremy Harding
    Border Vigils: Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World - by Jeremy Harding

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781781680636 | ISBN 10: 1781680639

    Searing reportage and analysis of the new politics of immigration in both Europe and America.  Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The poli ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Citizen to Refugee: Uganda Asians Come to Britain by Mahmood Mamdani
    From Citizen to Refugee: Uganda Asians Come to Britain - by Mahmood Mamdani

    £15.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906387570 | ISBN 10: 1906387575

    This vivid autobiographical account of Idi Amin's 1972 expulsion of the Uganda Asians and their experiences in refugee camps in Britain is as pertinent today as when first published. With a new introduction by the author, Mahmood Mamdani explores the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Are We - And Should It Matter in the 21st Century? by Gary Younge
    Who Are We - And Should It Matter in the 21st Century? - by Gary Younge

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141029948 | ISBN 10: 0141029943

    What does it mean to call yourself British in the 21st century? If Obama was raised by his white mother, why is he the first black president? Why do Muslims feel more at home in America, which invaded Iraq, than in France, which opposed the o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Managing the Undesirables: Refugee Camps and Humanitarian Government by Michel Agier
    Managing the Undesirables: Refugee Camps and Humanitarian Government - by Michel Agier

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745649023 | ISBN 10: 0745649025

    Official figures classify some fifty million of the worlds people as 'victims of forced displacement'. Refugees, asylum seekers, disaster victims, the internally displaced and the temporarily tolerated - categories of the excluded proliferate, but m ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Seventh Man by John Berger and Jean Mohr
    A Seventh Man - by John Berger and Jean Mohr

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844676491 | ISBN 10: 1844676498

    A new edition of this seminal exploration of migrant workers. Why does the Western world look to migrant laborers to perform the most menial tasks? What compels people to leave their homes and accept this humiliating situation? In A Seventh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat
    Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work - by Edwidge Danticat

    £14.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780691140186 | ISBN 10: 0691140189

    "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read them ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of Exile: Narratives from the Abducted and Displaced People of Sudan by Edited by  Craig Walzer
    Out of Exile: Narratives from the Abducted and Displaced People of Sudan - by Edited by Craig Walzer

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781934781289 | ISBN 10: 1934781282

    Millions of people have fled from conflicts and persecution in all parts of this Northeast African country, and many thousands more have been enslaved as human spoils of war.  In this book, refugees and abductees recount their escapes from t ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Short Border Handbook by Gazmend Kapllani
    A Short Border Handbook - by Gazmend Kapllani

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846271502 | ISBN 10: 1846271509

    After spending his childhood and school years in Albania, imagining that the mini-skirts and quiz-shows of Italian state TV were the reality of life in the West, and fantasizing accordingly about living on the other side of the border, the death of H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outcasts United: An American Town, A Refugee Team, and One Woman
    Outcasts United: An American Town, A Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference - by Warren St John

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007330799 | ISBN 10: 0007330790

    The incredible true story of a a football team in the United States made up of refugee children. Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement centre in the 1990s, becoming home to scores of families ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Am Justice: A Journey Out of Africa by Paul Kenyon
    I Am Justice: A Journey Out of Africa - by Paul Kenyon

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848091481 | ISBN 10: 1848091486

    Eighty miles off the Libyan coast water is leaking rapidly into the bottom of a dilapidated wooden boat. Twenty-seven men, crammed in side-by-side, desperately attempt to bail it out, but the boat is sinking. In the distance one of their number spots ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration and Islamophobia in Europe by Liz Fekete
    A Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration and Islamophobia in Europe - by Liz Fekete

    £26.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780745327921 | ISBN 10: 0745327923

    Liz Fekete is a leading authority on issues of racism, Islamophobia and national security legislation. A Suitable Enemy draws on sixteen years of research to present a comprehensive overview of EU immigration, asylum, race and security policies. &nb ... more

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    'Sleepwalking to Segregation'? Challenging Myths About Race and Migration - by Nissa Finney and Ludi Simpson

    £17.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847420077 | ISBN 10: 1847420079

    Is Britain really under threat from ethnic diversity? Is the social fabric crumbling as we sleepwalk to segregation? In the context of renewed debates about diversity and cohesion, this book demonstrates that many of the contemporary claims about rac ... more

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  • Cover image of book Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them by Philippe Legrain
    Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them - by Philippe Legrain

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780349119748 | ISBN 10: 0349119740

    Immigration divides our globalising world like no other issue. We are swamped by bogus asylum-seekers and inflitrated by terrorists, our jobs stolen, our benefit sytem abused, our way of life destroyed - or so we are told. Philippe Legrain, author of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Exploited: Migrant Labour in the New Global Economy by Toby Shelley
    Exploited: Migrant Labour in the New Global Economy - by Toby Shelley

    £20.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781842778524 | ISBN 10: 1842778528

    From cleaning to construction, from agriculture to domestic work, every day migrant labourers are exploited and enslaved. Extra hours are squeezed out of Polish food packers, and trafficked African children are used for forced labour. Low wages are u ... more

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  • Chinese Whispers: The True Story Behind Britain's Hidden Army of Labour - by Hsiao-Hung Pai

    £13.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141035680 | ISBN 10: 0141035684

    You know the people in this book. You'll remember the harassed waitress from your local Chinese restaurant. You've noticed those builders across the street working funny hours and without helmets. You've eaten the lettuce they picked, or bought the m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Origins of the British: The New Prehistory of Britain by Stephen Oppenheimer
    The Origins of the British: The New Prehistory of Britain - by Stephen Oppenheimer

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781845294823 | ISBN 10: 1845294823

    Stephen Oppenheimers extraordinary scientific detective story combining genetics, linguistics, archaeology and historical record shatters the myths we have come to live by. It demonstrates that the Anglo-Saxon invasions contributed just a tiny fract ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry by Laura Maria Agustin
    Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry - by Laura Maria Agustin

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781842778609 | ISBN 10: 1842778609

    This groundbreaking book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work, that migrants who sell sex are passive victims and that the multitude of people out to save them are without self-interest. Laura A ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Arrival by Shaun Tan
    The Arrival - by Shaun Tan

    £16.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780340969939 | ISBN 10: 0340969938

    What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey alone to a mysterious country, a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless and the future is unknown? This silent graphic novel is the story of every migrant, every refug ... more

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  • Cover image of book From There to Here: 16 True Tales of Immigration to Britain by Various authors
    From There to Here: 16 True Tales of Immigration to Britain - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141034119 | ISBN 10: 0141034114

    In February 2007, we asked people from any background to send us their true personal accounts of immigration to Britain. The response was significant, and the range of entries overwhelming. Five judges including Shami Chakrabarti of Liberty and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alek: Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel by Alek Wek
    Alek: Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel - by Alek Wek

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781844084425 | ISBN 10: 1844084426

    Alek Wek grew up in the Sudan in the midst of the vicious civil war. Now, at age 28, she is one of the most sought-after supermodels in the world, and has single-handedly changed the traditional concept of what is beautiful in the West. As model, ref ... more

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  • Cover image of book They Take Our Jobs! And 20 Other Myths About Immigration by Aviva Chomsky
    They Take Our Jobs! And 20 Other Myths About Immigration - by Aviva Chomsky

    £11.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780807041567 | ISBN 10: 0807041564

    This timely and accessible guide debunks the twenty-one biggest myths and stereotypes in today's immigration debate. Claims that immigrants take Americans' jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Standing on the Shoulders of Fascism: From Immigration Control to the Strong State by Steve Cohen
    Standing on the Shoulders of Fascism: From Immigration Control to the Strong State - by Steve Cohen

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781858563749 | ISBN 10: 1858563747

    The state is always in a sense authoritarian - it is just that the forms of authority change. But since New Labour came to power in 1997 the state apparatus has been significantly strengthened. Identity cards, the so-called anti-terrorist legislation ... more

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  • Cover image of book Community Gardens: A Celebration of the People, Recipes and Plants by Penny Woodward & Pam Vardy
    Community Gardens: A Celebration of the People, Recipes and Plants - by Penny Woodward & Pam Vardy

    £21.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781864470963 | ISBN 10: 1864470968

    Revel in the richness and diversity of these inner-city community gardens, and let the people who use them be your guides to: the many fascinating and unusual edible plants they grow and use their stories, touching on the events that brought thes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deportation Is Freedom! The Orwellian World of Immigration Controls by Steve Cohen
    Deportation Is Freedom! The Orwellian World of Immigration Controls - by Steve Cohen

    £18.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843102946 | ISBN 10: 1843102943

    A searing critique which exposes striking analogies between immigration systems and controls and George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, the classic oppressive vision of totalitarianism, nationalism and terror. Steve Cohen takes a fresh look at the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Silver Throat of the Moon: Writing in Exile by Jennifer Langer
    The Silver Throat of the Moon: Writing in Exile - by Jennifer Langer

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780907123651 | ISBN 10: 0907123651

    Refugees and asylum seekers are rarely out of the headlines, or political debate, but only rarely do people in exile have the opportunity to speak for themselves.  The Silver Throat of the Moon includes prose and poetry from writers originating ... more

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  • Cover image of book East End Jewish Radicals 1875-1914 by William J Fishman
    East End Jewish Radicals 1875-1914 - by William J Fishman

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780907123453 | ISBN 10: 0907123457

    The author describes London's East End at a time of mass immigration from Eastern Europe to the shabby tenements of Stepney and Whitechapel. This was the birthplace of the Jewish socialist and libertarian movement. The book brings alive a forgotten a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Open Borders: The Case Against Immigration Controls by Teresa Hayter
    Open Borders: The Case Against Immigration Controls - by Teresa Hayter

    £16.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780745322445 | ISBN 10: 0745322441

    In this new & fully updated edition of Open Borders Teresa Hayter assesses the impact of the increasing severity of border controls since they were first introduced, and makes the controversial case for their abolition. Hayter focuses on post-Second ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spreading the Burden? A Review of Policies to Disperse Asylum-seekers & Refugees by Vaughan Robinson et al
    Spreading the Burden? A Review of Policies to Disperse Asylum-seekers & Refugees - by Vaughan Robinson et al

    £24.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781861344175 | ISBN 10: 1861344171

    Many asylum seekers choose to settle in particular towns or cities, either near their port of entry or near communities of people from their own country. Politicians, the media and the public have perceived this concentration of asylum seekers as a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Israeli Diaspora by Steven J Gold
    The Israeli Diaspora - by Steven J Gold

    £37.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781841420431 | ISBN 10: 1841420433

    When the State of Israel was founded in 1948 it was seen as the longed-for end to the wandering and oppression which had characterized the Jewish diaspora over the centuries. For various reasons, however, one per cent of the Israeli population choose ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Immigration and Refugees by Michael Dunnett
    On Immigration and Refugees - by Michael Dunnett

    £15.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780415227087 | ISBN 10: 0415227089

    Michael Dunnett (Emeritus Professor of Logic at Oxford University) provides a lucid philosophical discussion of the ethical principles at stake in matters of immigration and asylum, and a sharp review of the historical ways they have been manhandled. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Immigration Controls, the Family & the Welfare State: a Handbook of Law, Theory, Politics & Practice by Steve Cohen
    Immigration Controls, the Family & the Welfare State: a Handbook of Law, Theory, Politics & Practice - by Steve Cohen

    £25.00   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781853027239 | ISBN 10: 1853027235

    In this comprehensive handbook Steve Cohen examines the law, including the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act, as it applies to the relationship between issues of welfare, immigration control and refugee status, giving pointers for good practice. The p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Refugees: Human Rights Have No Borders by Amnesty International
    Refugees: Human Rights Have No Borders - by Amnesty International

    £8.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780862102654 | ISBN 10: 0862102650

    The number of refugees forced to abandon their homes and countries in search of safety has significantly increased. At the same time, governments' commitment to offering asylum is dwindling, as is their political will to resolve the human rights disa ... more

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