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CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES


                                                 FORTHCOMING
                                                The Danger of Devaluing Immigrants


                                              Impacts on the U.S. Economy and Society
                                                        FARIBORZ GHADAR
                                                Immigration, as a conduit for bringing new talent, ideas, and inventions into the United
                                              States, is essential to the success and vitality of our economy and society. In this timely
                                              book, researched and written by the Immigration Book Project Team at Penn State
                                              University, immigration is approached from historical, economic, business, and sociological
                                              perspectives in order to argue that treatment of immigrants must reflect and applaud
                                              their critical roles in supporting and leading the economic, social, cultural, and political
             June 2022 ,  320pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4   institutions of civil society.
            Hardcover: 978-1-4408-7933-3      Approaching immigration as both a socioeconomic phenomenon and a matter of public
             $60.00 ,  £45.00 ,  €50,00
            eBook: 978-1-4408-7934-0           policy, The Danger of Devaluing Immigrants offers demographics and statistics on
                                              workforce participation and job creation along with stories of individual immigrants’
                                              contributions to the economy and society. It supports the idea that, when immigration is
              FARIBORZ GHADAR   is a distinguished
            scholar and senior adviser at CSIS and the   challenged in the political sphere, we must not lose sight of the valuable contributions that
            William A. Schreyer Professor of Global   immigrants have made—and will continue to make—to our democracy.
            Management, Policies, and Planning at
            the Smeal College of Business at Penn    FEATURES
            State University.                 •  Approaches immigration from many perspectives: economic, business, historical,
                                                and sociological
                                              •  Investigates the substantial roles of immigrants in critical industries and sectors across
                                                the U.S. economy
                                              •  Emphasizes the bimodal nature of attitudes toward immigrants depending on their
                                                educational and skill level and abilities



                                                The Criminalization of Immigration

                                              Truth, Lies, Tragedy, and Consequences

                                                        ROBERT HARTMANN MCNAMARA
                                               “ general readers. ”
                                                 Recommended.... Lower- and upper-division undergraduates;

                                                                                              —Choice, March 1, 2021
                                                This book offers a comprehensive understanding of past and current immigration policy in
                                              the United States and exposes falsehoods in the rhetoric and narrative portraying Latino
                                              and Mexican immigrants in the U.S. Much support for intensified immigration enforcement
                                              and deportation is based on repeated statements by federal officials, including the U.S.
             February 2020 ,  219pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4   president, that immigrants pose a threat to national security, contribute to crime, and take
            Hardcover: 978-1-4408-7370-6
             $50.00 ,  £38.00 ,  €42,00       jobs away from native-born residents. The evidence has consistently concluded that these
            eBook: 978-1-4408-7371-3           narratives are inaccurate.
                                              This text examines white nationalism as a backdrop to understanding the rationale behind
              ROBERT HARTMANN MCNAMARA  is    current immigration policy and tactics. It examines how political and economic factors,
            professor of criminal justice at the Citadel  broadly defined as neoliberal policies, shape the immigration narrative. It addresses the
            in Charleston, SC.
                                              criminal justice system’s applicability to immigration, law enforcement efforts, problems
                                              with immigration courts and judges, and how the detention of immigrants is part of a
                                              larger mass incarceration of people of color. Finally, the text offers insight into the reasons
                                              for massive migration, with the U.S. contributing to the problem by supporting regimes
                                              that endorse or allow humanitarian crisis.
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