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The Resource African migrations : patterns and perspectives, edited by Abdoulaye Kane and Todd H. Leedy

African migrations : patterns and perspectives, edited by Abdoulaye Kane and Todd H. Leedy

Label
African migrations : patterns and perspectives
Title
African migrations
Title remainder
patterns and perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Abdoulaye Kane and Todd H. Leedy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spurred by major changes in the world economy and in local ecology, the contemporary migration of Africans, both within the continent and to various destinations in Europe and North America, has seriously affected thousands of lives and livelihoods. The contributors to this volume, reflecting a variety of disciplinary perspectives, examine the causes and consequences of this new migration. The essays cover topics such as rural-urban migration into African cities, transnational migration, and the experience of immigrants abroad, as well as the issues surrounding migrant identity and how Afri
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kane, Abdoulaye
  • Leedy, Todd H.
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  • Africans
  • African diaspora
  • Africa
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African diaspora
  • Africans
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Africa
Label
African migrations : patterns and perspectives, edited by Abdoulaye Kane and Todd H. Leedy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: African patterns of migration in a global era: new perspectives -- Part 1. Psychological, socio-cultural and political dimensions of African migration -- 1. Overcoming the economistic fallacy: social determinants of voluntary migration from the Sahel to the Congo basin / Bruce Whitehouse -- 2. Migration as coping with risk: African migrants' conception of being far from home and states' policy of barriers / Isaie Dougnon -- 3. Navigating diaspora: the precarious depths of the Italian immigration crisis / Donald Carter -- 4. Historic changes underway in African migration policies: from muddling through to organized brain circulation / Rubin Patterson -- Part 2. Translocal and transnational connections: between belonging and exclusion -- 5. Belonging amidst shifting sands: insertion, self-exclusion, and the remaking of African urbanism / Loren Landau -- 6. Securing wealth, managing social relations: rural-urban migration and the moral politics of reciprocity, gender, and belonging in neoliberal Tanzania / Hansjoerg Dilger -- 7. Voluntary and involuntary homebodies: adaptations and lived experiences of Hausa left behind in Niamey, Niger / Scott Youngstedt -- 8. Strangers are like the mist: language in the push and pull of the African diaspora / Paul Stoller -- 9. Towards a Christian Disneyland? negotiating space and identity in the new African religious diaspora / Afe Adogame -- 10. Somali assistance networks: the social dynamics of sending remittances / Cindy Horst -- Part 3. Feminization of migration and the appearance of diasporic identities -- 11. The feminization of asylum migration from Africa: problems and perspectives / Jane Freedman -- 12. Migration as factor of cultural change abroad and at home: Senegalese female hair braiders in the United States / Cheikh Anta Babou -- 13. What the general of Amadou Bamba saw in New York City: gendered displays of devotion among migrants of the Senegalese Murid Tariqa / Beth A. Buggenhagen -- 14. Towards understanding a culture of migration among 'elite' African youth: educational capital and the future of the Igbo diaspora / Rachel R. Reynolds
Control code
ocn826657875
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 301 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005830
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gjfvq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826657875
Label
African migrations : patterns and perspectives, edited by Abdoulaye Kane and Todd H. Leedy
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: African patterns of migration in a global era: new perspectives -- Part 1. Psychological, socio-cultural and political dimensions of African migration -- 1. Overcoming the economistic fallacy: social determinants of voluntary migration from the Sahel to the Congo basin / Bruce Whitehouse -- 2. Migration as coping with risk: African migrants' conception of being far from home and states' policy of barriers / Isaie Dougnon -- 3. Navigating diaspora: the precarious depths of the Italian immigration crisis / Donald Carter -- 4. Historic changes underway in African migration policies: from muddling through to organized brain circulation / Rubin Patterson -- Part 2. Translocal and transnational connections: between belonging and exclusion -- 5. Belonging amidst shifting sands: insertion, self-exclusion, and the remaking of African urbanism / Loren Landau -- 6. Securing wealth, managing social relations: rural-urban migration and the moral politics of reciprocity, gender, and belonging in neoliberal Tanzania / Hansjoerg Dilger -- 7. Voluntary and involuntary homebodies: adaptations and lived experiences of Hausa left behind in Niamey, Niger / Scott Youngstedt -- 8. Strangers are like the mist: language in the push and pull of the African diaspora / Paul Stoller -- 9. Towards a Christian Disneyland? negotiating space and identity in the new African religious diaspora / Afe Adogame -- 10. Somali assistance networks: the social dynamics of sending remittances / Cindy Horst -- Part 3. Feminization of migration and the appearance of diasporic identities -- 11. The feminization of asylum migration from Africa: problems and perspectives / Jane Freedman -- 12. Migration as factor of cultural change abroad and at home: Senegalese female hair braiders in the United States / Cheikh Anta Babou -- 13. What the general of Amadou Bamba saw in New York City: gendered displays of devotion among migrants of the Senegalese Murid Tariqa / Beth A. Buggenhagen -- 14. Towards understanding a culture of migration among 'elite' African youth: educational capital and the future of the Igbo diaspora / Rachel R. Reynolds
Control code
ocn826657875
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 301 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005830
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gjfvq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826657875

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