World Migration

*All summaries written for personal use

Theoretical Backing

  • Alba, Richard, and Nancy Foner. Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015.
  • Buettner, Elizabeth. Europe after Empire: Decolonization, Society, and Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
  • Garavini, Giuliano, and Richard R. Nybakken. After Empires: European Integration, Decolonization, and the Challenge from the Global South, 1957-1986. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Hoskin, Marilyn. Understanding Immigration: Issues and Challenges in an Era of Mass Population Movement. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2017.
  • Manning, Pat. Migration in World History. New York: Routledge, 2005.
  • Mayblin, Lucy, and Joe Turner. Migration Studies and Colonialism. Cambridge: Polity, 2021.
  • Said, Edward. Orientalism. New York: Vintage Books, 1979.
  • Sassen, Saskia. The Mobility of Labor and Capital: A Study in International Investment and Labor Flow. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.
  • Shams, Tahseen. Here, There, and Elsewhere: The Making of Immigrant Identities in a Globalized World. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2020.
  • Yilmaz, Ferruh. How the Workers Became Muslims: Immigration, Culture, and Hegemonic Transformation in Europe. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016.

Section: 11

Total: 11


  • Brown, Judith M. Global South Asians: Introducing the Modern Diaspora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • El-Enany, Nadine. (B)ordering Britain: Law, Race, and Empire. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020.
  • Gilroy, Paul. ‘There Ain’t no Black in the Union Jack’: The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.
  • Gopal, Priyamvada. Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent. New York: Verso Books, 2019.
  • Hall, Kathleen D. Lives in Translation: Sikh Youths as British Citizens. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
  • Hansen, Randall. Citizenship and Immigration in Postwar Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • Matera, Marc. Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015.
  • Perry, Kennetta Hammond. London is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • Ryan, Louise. Gendering Migration: Masculinity, Femininity and Ethnicity in Post-War Britain. New York: Routledge, 2008.
  • Schofield, Laura. Global Migrants, Local Culture: Natives and Newcomers in Provincial England, 1941-1939. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
  • Thrush, Coll. Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.

Section: 12

Total: 23


  • Brückenhaus, Daniel. Policing Transnational Protest: Liberal Imperialism and the Surveillance of Anticolonialists in Europe, 1905-1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Davidson, Naomi. Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012.
  • Gatrell, Peter. The Unsettling of Europe: How Migration Reshaped a Continent. New York: Basic Books, 2019.
  • Gildea, Robert. Empires of the Mind: The Colonial Past and the Politics of the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.
  • Goebel, Michael. Anti-Imperial Metropolis: Interwar Paris and the Seeds of Third World Nationalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • Goodman, Sara Wallace. Immigration and Membership Politics in Western Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • Harrington, Jack. The Uses of Imperial Citizenship: The British and French Empires. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020.
  • Jacobson, Matthew Frye. Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999.
  • Jenkins, Philip. God’s Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe’s Religious Crisis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Kalter, Christoph. The Discovery of the Third World: Decolonization and the Rise of the New Left in France, 1950-1976. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
  • Keller, Kathleen. Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society in Interwar French West Africa. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018.
  • Lucassen, Leo. The Immigrant Threat: The Integration of Old and New Migrants in Western Europe since 1850. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2005.
  • Messina, Anthony M. The Logics and Politics of Post-WWII Migration to Western Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
  • Motadel, David. Islam and the European Empires. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • Saunders, Doug. The Myth of the Muslim Tide: Do Immigrants Threaten the West? New York: Vintage Books, 2012.

Section: 15

Total: 38