African migrations [electronic resource] : patterns and perspectives / edited by Abdoulaye Kane and Todd H. Leedy
- 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.
9780253003089 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253005762 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Includes index.
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