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Engaging the diaspora : migration and African families / edited by Pauline Ada Uwakweh, Jerono P. Rotich, and Comfort O. Okpala.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2014]
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 192 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The African immigrant family in the diaspora : intersecting forces. Introduction : (re)configuring African migration since the last years : issues, concepts, and contexts / Pauline Ada Uwakweh
  • Negotiating marriage and motherhood : a critical perspective on the immigration narratives of Buchi Emecheta and Chimamanda Adichie / Pauline Ada Uwakweh
  • Who is the parent and who is the kid? : the changing face of parenting for African parents in the diaspora / Ifeyinwa Mbakogu
  • Migrant African children remembering war : memoirs and stereotypes / Joya Uraizee
  • The Algerian diaspora in the United States : dynamics of language : "hdar bil-arbiya! ma' tqulsh pen! qu'l stylo!!" (speak in Arabic! don't say pen! say stylo!!) / Khadidja Arfi
  • Physical activity and recreation lifestyle in transition : a study of African immigrant and refugee youth / Jerono P. Rotich. Adapting the diaspora : perspectives on African immigrant employment and spirituality. A phenomenological study of African-born professors in higher education : a focus on historically black colleges and universities / Comfort O. Okpala and Amon O. Okpala
  • "Diamonds on the soles of their shoes" : experiences of African-born educators in U.S. predominantly-white colleges / Shirley Mthethwa-Sommers
  • The golden ticket : adjustment of African diversity visa lottery winners in America / Michael Kremer
  • The role of cultural associations : national and ethnic in Africa and diaspora / Iheanyi N. Osondu
  • Fusing faith and place : an examination of localized civic engagement in African immigrant churches / Amy Duffuor.
Contributor:
Uwakweh, Pauline Ada, author, editor of compilation.
Rotich, Jerono P., author, editor of compilation.
Okpala, Comfort O., author, editor of compilation.
Series:
The Africana experience and critical leadership studies
Africana experience and critical leadership studies.
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ISBN:
9780739179734
073917973X

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