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  • Australia's Second Chance

    What our history tells us about our future

    The bestselling author of The Australian Moment asks the most important question confronting the country right now – how do we maintain our winning streak?Most nations don't get a first chance to prosper. Australia is on its second. For the best part of the nineteenth century, Australia was the world's richest country, a pioneer for democracy and a magnet for migrants. Yet our last big boom was ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Threading My Prayer Rug

    One Woman's Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

    **SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING. ONE OF *BOOKLIST'*S TOP TEN RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY BOOKS. ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN DIVERSE NONFICTION BOOKS. Honorable Mention in the San Francisco Book Festival Awards, Spiritual CategoryA 2019 United Methodist Women Reading Program SelectionThis enthralling story of the making of an American is a timely meditation on ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Watching Out

    reflections on justice and injustice

    ‘When put to the test, most people have difficulty identifying what justice is, especially when there is tension between proper process and a desired result. Due process is inherent in our conception of justice. But bad process can yield the right result, just as good process can produce the wrong result. The legal system is designed to produce justice. We call it the justice system — sometimes un ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions

    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 first hear about the waves of children arriving, alone and undocumented, from Mexico and Central America. Tens of thousands have been detained at the border. ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Windrush Betrayal

    Exposing the Hostile Environment

    A NEW STATESMAN AND SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITINGLONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZEA searing portrait of Britain's hostile environment by the journalist behind the Windrush exposé.'A timely reminder of what truly great journalists can achieve.'DAVID OLUSOGA'[Gentleman's] ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How To Get An Australian Partner Visa

    by Fiona Chan ...
    Did you know that the processing times for Australian partner visas are close to 15 months? What if I told you that you can speed up this process by following a simple road map?This easy-to-follow guide will provide you with a road map to get your Australian partner visa application ready in 90 days. The faster you submit your application, the higher up in the queue you'll be.This book is a MUST ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Arc of Protection

    Reforming the International Refugee Regime

    The international refugee regime is fundamentally broken. Designed in the wake of World War II to provide protection and assistance, the system is unable to address the record numbers of persons displaced by conflict and violence today. States have put up fences and adopted policies to deny, deter, and detain asylum seekers. People recognized as refugees are routinely denied rights guaranteed by ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • A Duty to Resist

    When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

    What are our responsibilities in the face of injustice? How far should we go to fight it? Many would argue that as long as a state is nearly just, citizens have a moral duty to obey the law. Proponents of civil disobedience generally hold that, given this moral duty, a person needs a solid justification to break the law. But activists from Henry David Thoreau and Mohandas Gandhi to the Movement ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Access to Asylum

    International Refugee Law and the Globalisation of Migration Control

    Series Book 77 - Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law
    Is there still a right to seek asylum in a globalised world? Migration control has increasingly moved to the high seas or the territory of transit and origin countries, and is now commonly outsourced to private actors. Under threat of financial penalties airlines today reject any passenger not in possession of a valid visa, and private contractors are used to run detention centres and man border ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Australian Skilled Migration In a Nutshell

    by Chee Min Ng ...
    Series series Emigrating to Australia Nutshell Series
    Australia continues to be a popular migration destination. In the first 15 years of the 21st century, 2.2 million people migrated to Australia with over 65% as skilled migrants.This is the second book on emigrating to Australia by the author who has called Australia HOME for the last 30 years. It is the first in the Emigrating to Australia Nutshell Series incorporating the Australian 2016-17 ... Read more

    $10.65 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bad Bridget

    Crime, Mayhem and the Lives of Irish Emigrant Women

    The Number 1 Bestseller'A captivating account of lives previously ignored' Sunday Independent'An important, impeccably researched though eminently readable book that charts new territory'Irish Examiner* * *Ireland in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was not a good place to be a woman. Among the wave of emigrants from Ireland to North America were many, many young women who trave... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD $16.99 AUD

  • This Hostel Life

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS SUNDAY INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR'A landmark book by an important new voice in Irish writing' EMILIE PINETHIS HOSTEL LIFE tells the stories of migrant women in a hidden Ireland.Queuing for basic supplies in an Irish direct provision hostel, a group of women squabble and mistrust each other, learning what they can of the world from conversations ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Reworking the Relationship between Asylum and Employment

    Touching on the laws and practices of a wide array of countries around the globe, this book examines the extent to which refugees and asylum-seekers’ right to work is protected by international human rights law. The book examines a number of key international treaties, national constitutions and some foundational cases from national courts in order to make the case that the practise of restricting ... Read more

    $75.99 AUD

  • Refugee Protection and the Role of Law

    Conflicting Identities

    Series series Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law
    Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed around two themes which go to the core of contemporary ‘refugeehood’: protection and identity. It ... Read more

    $82.99 AUD

  • Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers

    An International Legal Perspective

    by Ademola Abass ...
    This book presents a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. The chapters consider the fundamental challenges which undermine an effective asylum process as well as regional difficulties with the various circumstances surrounding asylum seekers. With contributions on Africa, Europe, ... Read more

    $100.99 AUD

  • Migrants

    The Story of Us All

    by Sam Miller ...
    Migrants cuts through the toxic debates to tell the rich and collective stories of humankind's urge to move'Fascinating... Miller's perspective may be just what we need' Daily Telegraph'Enjoyable, provocative and timely' Spectator'Timely and empathetic: a rare combination on this most controversial issue' Remi Adekoya'Tremendous: blends the personal and the panora... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Immigrate to Canada

    A Practical Guide

    Series series Newcomers Series
    Canada is one of the world's most welcoming countries, a relatively new land built by immigration with some of the top cities in which to live. But how do you turn your dreams abroad into reality in Canada? This book, part of the Canadian Newcomers series, gives you the critical advantage in understanding how to prepare to come to Canada. It shows you how to navigate the government maze and how to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Citizen and the Alien

    Dilemmas of Contemporary Membership

    by Linda Bosniak ...
    Citizenship presents two faces. Within a political community it stands for inclusion and universalism, but to outsiders, citizenship means exclusion. Because these aspects of citizenship appear spatially and jurisdictionally separate, they are usually regarded as complementary. In fact, the inclusionary and exclusionary dimensions of citizenship dramatically collide within the territory of the ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • Pass the British Citizenship Test: Teach Yourself Ebook Epub

    Pass the British Citizenship Test will enable you to pass the test which will allow you to apply for for indefinite leave to remain or naturalisation as a British citizen. Covering everything from the application and what you need to know to practice questions and what comes after the test, this book will prepare you for the whole process.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Undoing Border Imperialism

    by Harsha Walia ...
    Series Book 6 - Anarchist Interventions
    Harsha Walia has played a central role in building some of North America’s most innovative, diverse, and effective new movements. That this brilliant organizer and theorist has found time to share her wisdom in this book is a tremendous gift to us all.”-Naomi Klein, author of The Shock DoctrineUndoing Border Imperialism combines academic discourse, lived experiences of displacement, and movement ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Undocumented

    How Immigration Became Illegal

    by Aviva Chomsky ...
    A longtime immigration activist explores what it means to be an undocumented American—revealing the ever-shifting nature of status in the U.S.—in this “impassioned and well-reported case for change (New York Times)In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Protect, Serve, and Deport

    The Rise of Policing as Immigration Enforcement

    by Amada Armenta ...
    A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, the UC Press open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Protect, Serve, and Deport exposes the on-the-ground workings of local immigration enforcement in Nashville, Tennessee. Between 2007 and 2012, Nashville’s local jail participated in an immigration enforcement program called 287(g), which turned jail ... Read more

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  • Bridging Borders A Journey of Immigration

    Dive into the compelling anthology, 'Bridging Borders: A Journey of Immigration,' where each page unfurls a tapestry of diverse stories, shedding light on the human experience of crossing borders. This collection transcends mere narratives; it is a profound exploration of the challenges, triumphs, and resilience that define the lives of individuals on the move.From the pursuit of new opportunities ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Environmental Change, Forced Displacement and International Law

    from legal protection gaps to protection solutions

    Series series Law and Migration
    This book explores the increasing concern over the extent to which those suffering from forced cross-border displacement as a result of environmental change are protected under international human rights law. Formally they are not entitled to admission or stay in a third state country, a situation that has been identified as an international "legal protection gap".The book seeks to provide answers ... Read more

    $77.99 AUD