African Women Immigrants in the United States: Crossing Transnational Borders

Overview

African Women Immigrants in the United States depicts how immigrant women use international migration as a strategy to challenge existing patriarchal hegemonies operative both in the United States and Africa. It also weaves together the multidimensional strands of how African immigrant women shape and are shaped by the process of international migration.

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Overview

African Women Immigrants in the United States depicts how immigrant women use international migration as a strategy to challenge existing patriarchal hegemonies operative both in the United States and Africa. It also weaves together the multidimensional strands of how African immigrant women shape and are shaped by the process of international migration.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230617780
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. John A. Arthur is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Minnesota. He received his doctorate from Pennsylvania State University. Amongst his research interests are international migration, the African diaspora, race and ethnic relations, and transnational criminology. He is author of over two dozen peer reviewed articles published in national and international jourbanals. His published books include, The African Diaspora in the United States and Europe: The Ghanaian Experience; The New African Diaspora in North America (ed.); and Invisible Sojourbaners: African Immigrant Diaspora in the United States. He was former Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Director of the UMD Study Abroad Program in Birmingham, England.

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Table of Contents

Preface
• Introduction and Organization
• Centering Gender in African Regional
• Passage From the Savannah Grasslands of Africa to America
• Gender and Forced Migration: Rebuilding Shattered Lives
• Gender and Transnational Black Immigrant Identities
• Gender, Migration and Work
• Re-Threading Fertility Decisions in New Settings
• Concluding Remarks and Looking Ahead
• References

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