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The Migrant By u.v. ray
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"u.v. ray grabs you by the throat and drags you into more circles of hell than Dante could ever have imagined." --- PAUL D. BRAZILL (from the introduction to 'The Migrant') --- Living on... More > the 37th floor of a luxury apartment block in Birmingham, Sean Styne spends his nights drinking and snorting cocaine, reaching out to the world by writing anonymous stories on sheets of paper that he then folds into aeroplanes and launches from his sky-garden for passers-by down below to pick up and read. In an attempt to alleviate feelings of hopelessness, Styne employs Gloria – a prostitute with a ravenous, self-destructive appetite - for violent sexual encounters. It is a transaction that Styne soon realises cannot save him and is just another leap into the void as he hurtles towards his seemingly inevitable annihilation. "u.v. has a writing style that reminds me a lot of Hubert Selby Jr. or Charles Bukowski... Read it and learn from it..." --- GINGER COYOTE ('Punk Globe')< Less
Anthology of Filipino Migrants in Kuwait By Filipino Migrant Writers' Society
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The Filipino Migrant Writers' Society aims to educate readers about real life situations abroad through poetry, to promote the value of literary work to the society, to build strong camaraderie and... More > teamwork, and to enhance literacy skills of each member with an environment of trust, respect, and open communication among the group.< Less
The Digital Migrant By Danu Poyner
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A GUIDE TO COMPUTERS FOR THE CURIOUS AND CONFUSED... The Digital Migrant is not a how-to manual for dummies, though it will answer most questions asked by computer novices. Nor is it an insider tome... More > for tech-geeks, though even the most advanced technophile will discover and be inspired. It’s a travel guide to the digital world—a sweeping tale of the colourful origins of computing and its ensuing commercial wars; a truly graspable explanation of how things work (and why that matters); a comprehensive review of the software and systems that offer the best digital transport; a lively conversation on emerging issues of privacy and security with new ideas on communication and community; a unique exploration of the interconnected web and the wondrous possibilities it presents all citizens. Free of patronisation and prejudice, cutting through the techno-babble, The Digital Migrant is everything you need to know to participate in the technology age (without the stuff you don’t).< Less
The Digital Migrant By Danu Poyner
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A GUIDE TO COMPUTERS FOR THE CURIOUS AND CONFUSED... The Digital Migrant is not a how-to manual for dummies, though it will answer most questions asked by computer novices. Nor is it an insider tome... More > for tech-geeks, though even the most advanced technophile will discover and be inspired. It’s a travel guide to the digital world—a sweeping tale of the colourful origins of computing and its ensuing commercial wars; a truly graspable explanation of how things work (and why that matters); a comprehensive review of the software and systems that offer the best digital transport; a lively conversation on emerging issues of privacy and security with new ideas on communication and community; a unique exploration of the interconnected web and the wondrous possibilities it presents all citizens. Free of patronisation and prejudice, cutting through the techno-babble, The Digital Migrant is everything you need to know to participate in the technology age (without the stuff you don’t).< Less
Migrant Workers and Corporate Productivity By Dr. Arnaz Binsardi, Dr. Graham Jackson
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This monograph focuses on migrant workers and their productivity following the opening of the European Union’s borders in 2004. Since then there has been a large increase in Eastern European... More > migrant workers arriving in the UK, these migrant workers have become a significant part of the UK workforce. The monograph indicates manufacturing companies should implement relevant strategic human resources (HR) and a fully integrated managerial policy should be implemented to achieve higher corporate productivity, thereby converging effectively and efficiently these new sources of migrant labour.< Less
Migrants; The New World's Seed By Dorian Alimehmeti
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A large number of Easter Europeans live here and do generate some wealth; unfortunately their contribution is not at its maximum possible. This paper will look into the possibilities to change the... More > status quo, under the hypothesis that mass collaboration and network economics can bring about an exploitation of the migrants advantageous position in the UK (and EU), with the help of the modern technology. The main method of analysis will be the deductive one in order to prove the hypothesis. After the data is observed the inductive theory will be used to give support to the title with the emerging information. In conclusion the need for coordination of movements between governments, societies of emigrants and the private related businesses becomes essential to bring about a multiplier effect on the economic activity and impact of migrants.< Less
The Story of a Migrant: a Personal Memoire By Donal Cruise O'Brien
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This memoire begins by charting a personal journey from a childhood spent in Howth, swimming in the cove and exploring the cliffs to Quaker boarding school in Waterford. Donal’s studies took... More > him from Dublin to Paris and Cambridge with graduate work in California and London. His decision to work on Africa began during university holidays in the Congo with his father who was serving in the United Nations in 1960. The School of Oriental and African Studies was the locus of Donal’s entire career from Research Fellow to Professor of Political Studies. Many have paid tribute to his capacity to listen, observe and develop his own unique perspective. Equal homage has been paid to his role as a teacher. In his retirement, Donal began work on this story of an Irishman living abroad. As a mark of his persistent courage, he completed the text in the last months of his life, despite serious illness. The migrant travelled well.< Less
Migrant Workers Marginalized In West Michigan By Gerrit Eding
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Migrant Workers are marginalized in West Michigan for many reasons.
AUSTRALIA YEARS The Life of a Nuclear Migrant By P. Anna Johnson
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With the cold war between the United States and the Soviet Union at its height, a young couple migrates from Boston to Australia to escape imminent nuclear war. They are surprised to meet many people... More > in Sydney who had moved from North America and Europe for the same reason. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, had migrated to Australia and New Zealand to find shelter. The Australian press refers to them as "nuclear migrants." AUSTRALIA YEARS reveals a creative young woman's search for a meaningful life in an unfamiliar land. Personal events unfold amidst the beauty of the Australian landscape and the historic backdrop of the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and the women's liberation movement.< Less
AUSTRALIA YEARS The Life of a Nuclear Migrant By P. Anna Johnson
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With the cold war between the United States and the Soviet Union at its height, a young couple migrates from Boston to Australia to escape imminent nuclear war. They are surprised to meet many people... More > in Sydney who had moved from North America and Europe for the same reason. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, had migrated to Australia and New Zealand to find shelter. The Australian press refers to them as "nuclear migrants." AUSTRALIA YEARS reveals a creative young woman's search for a meaningful life in an unfamiliar land. Personal events unfold amidst the beauty of the Australian landscape and the historic backdrop of the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and the women's liberation movement.< Less