Minority within a Minority: Black Francophone Immigrants and the Dynamics of Power and Resistance

Minority within a Minority: Black Francophone Immigrants and the Dynamics of Power and Resistance

by Amal Ibrahim Madibbo
     
 

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This book examines the institutional racism and language discrimination that Black Francophones – who constitute a racial minority situated within a linguistic minority – face and identifies the strategies of resistance Black Francophones invent to gain access to power structures. The book is written to cover an area of research (Black

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This book examines the institutional racism and language discrimination that Black Francophones – who constitute a racial minority situated within a linguistic minority – face and identifies the strategies of resistance Black Francophones invent to gain access to power structures. The book is written to cover an area of research (Black Francophones) that is largely understudied. The book deals with the areas of immigration, race and anti-racism, gender, multiculturalism, linguistic minorities and francophone studies. It brings together multidisciplinary sociological and sociolinguistic theories and methodologies and sheds light on the discourse of institutional racism and resistance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135864309
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/21/2007
Series:
New Approaches in Sociology
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
582 KB

Meet the Author

Amal Madibbo is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education of the University of Toronto.

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