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Migration and Resettlement

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Resettlement

Resettlement is a global phenomenon once again at the forefront of political debate in Newfoundland and Labrador. This collection, edited by political scientist Isabelle Côté and geographer Yolande ...

Creating a University

Creating a University is a collection of memoirs by more than 30 former faculty and staff of Memorial University — a series of “MUNographies,”— about personal and professional experiences working ...

Kindness, Kinship, and Tradition in Newfoundland/Alberta Migration

Migration between Newfoundland and Alberta is transforming the social and cultural landscape of Canada. Newfoundlanders involved in this migration overcome the many challenges it entails with countless ...

Global Game, Local Arena

In Global Game, Local Arena, geographer Glen Norcliffe explores how powerful forces of global economic integration have played out in Corner Brook and interprets the town's creation as a company town ...

The Resilient Outport

At Memorial University an interdisciplinary team of social, natural, health, and education scientists studied the sustainability of cold-ocean coastal communities, centering on Newfoundland's Bonavista ...

Sanctuary Denied

This is the first book-length inquiry into Newfoundland immigration prior to Confederation in 1949. Sanctuary Denied sheds new light on the preservation of Newfoundland's culturally "distinct" homogeneous ...

The Northern Route

This book explores the refugee experience of people from El Salvador, Iran, Vietnam, Cuba, Czechoslovakia and Poland. The scope is local (St. John's), national (Canada), and international, thus providing ...

Listen While I Tell You

Of the hundreds of thousands of Jewish immigrants who left Eastern Europe between the 1880s and the early 1920s, a handful settled in Newfoundland. These Yiddish-speaking, Eastern European Jews lived ...

Minorities and Mother Country Imagery

Macedonians in Toronto, Norwegians in rural Wisconsin, Spanish immigrants in Mexico, Mexicans in California, the 'French' in Louisiana, the 'English' in Quebec and the Saami (Lapps) in Norway–these ...

Politically Speaking

This volume focuses on the organization of meaning in the verbal culture of politics. Of ten chapters, six examine the rhetoric of a specific speech or event, and four are theoretical discussions of rhetoric ...