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ISBN-13: 9780739198001
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dr. John A. Arthur is professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Minnesota, Duluth campus. He received his Ph.D. from Penn State University. His research interests include international migration, the African diaspora, race and ethnic relations, and minorities and the criminal justice system.

Dr. Joseph Takougang is professor of African history in the department of Africana Studies at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. His interests include colonial and post-colonial Africa, with a focus on Cameroon nationalism and post-colonial political developments in Cameroon. A secondary research area focuses on the African Diaspora in the United States.

Dr Thomas Owusu is associate professor and chair of the Department of Geography and Urban Studies, William Paterson University of New Jersey. His research interests include the changing social geography of North American cities, immigrants and North America cities, dynamics of urban economic and demographic change, and comparative urban development and policy.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Searching for Promised Lands: Conceptualization of the African Diaspora in Migration
John A. Arthur, Joseph Takougang and Thomas Owusu
Chapter 2: The Role of Ghanaian Immigrant Associations in Canada
Thomas Owusu
Chapter 3: Identity Formation and Integration Among Bicultural Immigrant Blacks
Msia Kibona Clark
Chapter 4: Identity Politics of Ghanaian Immigrants in the Greater Cincinnati Area: Emerging Geography and Sociology of Immigrant Experiences
Ian E. A. Yeboah
Chapter 5: Reconciling Multiple Black Identities: The Case of 1.5 and 2.0 Nigerian Immigrants
Janet T. Awokoya
Chapter 6: Making In-Roads: African Immigrants and Business Opportunities in the United States
Joseph Takougang and Bassirou Tidjani
Chapter 7: Geography of Globalized Nursing Markets: Zimbabwean Migrant Nurse Trajectory and Work Experiences in the United Kingdom
Ian E. A. Yeboah and Tatenda T. Mambo
Chapter 8: Relationships Among Blacks in the Diaspora: African and Caribbean Immigrants and American-Born Blacks
Nemata Blyden
Chapter 9: Conceptualizing the Attitudes of African Americans Towards United States Immigration Policies
John A. Arthur
Chapter 10: African Immigrant Relationships With Homeland Countries
Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome
Chapter 11: African Women in the New Diaspora: Transnationalism and the (Re)Creation of Home
Mary Johnson 'sirim
Chapter 12: Border Questions in African Diaspora Literature
Hilary Chala Kowino
Chapter 13: Modeling the Determinants of Voluntary Reverse Migration Flows and Repatriations of African Immigrants
John A. Arthur
Chapter 14: Africans in Global Migration: Still Searching for Promised Lands
John A. Arthur and Thomas Owusu

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