Citizenship, Belonging and Intergenerational Relations in African Migration by C. Attias-donfutCitizenship, Belonging and Intergenerational Relations in African Migration by C. Attias-donfut

Citizenship, Belonging and Intergenerational Relations in African Migration

EditorC. Attias-donfut, J. Cook, J. Hoffman

Hardcover | May 15, 2012

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This book is an exciting additionto themigration studies literature, presentingresearch conducted in Britain, France and South Africa which explores the migration experiences of African families across two generations.Global processes of African migration areexamined through a comparative approach that employs an intergenerational lens to uncover the ways in which familial relations, citizenship and belonging are shaped post-migration. This comparative approach explores the commonalities of African migration as well as the differential impacts as a result of particular socio-cultural contexts and national migration regimes. The book enables readers to learn about the lived experiences of African migrants in areas such as citizenship, belonging, intergenerational transmission, work, education, social mobility and discrimination.

CLAUDINE ATTIAS-DONFUT is Director of the Ageing Research Department of the CNAV (National Retirement Fund of Public Social Security), France. She has authored numerous books including The Myth of Generational Conflict: Family and the State in Ageing Societies (co-edited with S. Arber), Grandparenting: The Family Across Generations (w...
Title:Citizenship, Belonging and Intergenerational Relations in African MigrationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pagesPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230252745

ISBN - 13:9780230252745


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Citizenship, Belonging and Intergenerational Relations in African Migration; J.Cook& J.HoffmanAfrican Migration in its National and Global Context; J.Barou, P.Aigner& B.MbengaFrom Generation to Generation: Changing Family Relations, Citizenship and Belonging; C.Attias-Donfut& L.WaiteTypical Migration Stories: Comparing Trajectories of African Migration; V.Roos, J.Cook, S.Aouici, R.Gallou& P.AignerCountry Monographs: France; J.BarouCountry Monographs: Britain; l.Waite& P.AignerCountry Monographs: Post-Apartheid South Africa; I.Kalule-Sabiti, B.Mbenga, A.Yaw Amoateng& J.HoffmanUnderstanding African Migration: Intergenerational Relations, Citizenship and Belonging in a Comparative Context; C.Attias-Donfut, J.Cook& J.HoffmanReferencesBibliography