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LatinoLand: A Portrait of America's Largest and Least Understood Minority By Marie Arana Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781982184896
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 20th, 2024

A sweeping yet personal overview of the Latino population of America, drawn from hundreds of interviews and prodigious research that emphasizes the diversity and little-known history of our largest and fastest-growing minority.

LatinoLand is an exceptional, all-encompassing overview of Hispanic America based on personal i


A Map of Future Ruins: On Borders and Belonging By Lauren Markham Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593545577
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 13th, 2024

“This stunning meditation on nostalgia, heritage, and compassion asks us to dismantle the stories we’ve been told—and told ourselves—in order to naturalize the forms of injustice we’ve come to understand as order.” —Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams
 


Brought Forth on This Continent: Abraham Lincoln and American Immigration By Harold Holzer Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780451489012
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Published: Dutton - February 13th, 2024

From acclaimed Abraham Lincoln historian Harold Holzer, a groundbreaking account of Lincoln’s grappling with the politics of immigration against the backdrop of the Civil War.


Language City: The Fight to Preserve Endangered Mother Tongues in New York By Ross Perlin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802162465
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - February 20th, 2024

From the co-director of the Endangered Language Alliance, a captivating portrait of contemporary New York City through six speakers of little-known and overlooked languages, diving into the incredible history of the most linguistically diverse place ever to have existed on the planetHalf of all 7,000-plus human languages may disappear over the next century and--because many have never been


We Are Home: Becoming American in the 21st Century: an Oral History By Ray Suarez Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316353762
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 23rd, 2024

From a veteran broadcaster and historian comes a richly reported portrait of the newest Americans, immigrants from all over the globe who are living all across the country, filled with their own voices.

We are a nation of immigrants, never more than now.


In the Shadow of Liberty: The Invisible History of Immigrant Detention in the United States By Ana Raquel Minian Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593654255
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Published: Viking - April 16th, 2024

A probing work of narrative history that reveals the hidden story of immigrant detention in the United States, deepening urgent national conversations around migration.


How We Walk: Frantz Fanon and the Politics of the Body By Matthew Beaumont Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781804290071
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Published: Verso - March 12th, 2024

"In this fascinating and wide-ranging book, Beaumont reminds us that walking is far from a neutral activity. With the help of Frantz Fanon, Beaumont locates freedom at the level of the body; free from the systems of oppression, exploitation, and harassment."
–Lauren Elkin, author of Flâneuse

How race, class, and politics influence the way we move


How Migration Really Works: The Facts About the Most Divisive Issue in Politics By Hein de Haas Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781541604315
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Published: Basic Books - December 19th, 2023

An authoritative guide to global migration that corrects decades of misunderstanding and misguided policy, "defying orthodoxy on all sides of the debate" (Yascha Mounk, author of The Identity Trap​).

As debates on immigration have reached fever pitch, so has political and media fearmongering.


Welcome the Wretched: In Defense of the
$27.99
ISBN: 9781620977798
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Published: New Press - January 30th, 2024

A powerful argument for separating immigration enforcement from the criminal legal system, by one of the nation's foremost "crimmigration" experts


But You Don't Look Arab: And Other Tales of Unbelonging By Hala Gorani Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306831645
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Published: Hachette Books - February 20th, 2024

Emmy Award-winning international journalist Hala Gorani weaves stories from her time as a globe-trotting correspondent and anchor with her own lifelong search for identity as the daughter of Syrian immigrants.

What is it like to have no clear identity in a world full of labels?


Resisting Borders and Technologies of Violence By Mizue Aizeki (Editor), Matt Mahmoudi (Editor), Coline Schupfer (Editor) Cover Image
By Mizue Aizeki (Editor), Matt Mahmoudi (Editor), Coline Schupfer (Editor)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781642599114
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 13th, 2024

The border regimes of imperialist states have brutally oppressed migrants throughout the world. To enforce their borders, these states have constructed a new digital fortress with far-reaching and ever-evolving new technologies. This pathbreaking volume exposes these insidious means of surveillance, control, and violence.


The Case for Open Borders By John Washington Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9798888900727
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 6th, 2024

A beautifully-written, broadly accessible, and forthright argument for a solution to the migration crisis: open the gates.