Citizen outsider children of North African immigrants in France

"While portrayals of immigrants and their descendants in France and throughout Europe often center on burning cars and radical Islam, Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France paints a different picture. Through fieldwork and interviews in Paris and its banlieues, Jean Be...

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Main Author: Beaman, Jean
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California University of California Press 2017, [2017]©2017
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:"While portrayals of immigrants and their descendants in France and throughout Europe often center on burning cars and radical Islam, Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France paints a different picture. Through fieldwork and interviews in Paris and its banlieues, Jean Beaman examines middle-class and upwardly mobile children of Maghrébin, or North African immigrants. By showing how these individuals are denied cultural citizenship because of their North African origin, she puts to rest the notion of a French exceptionalism regarding cultural difference, race, and ethnicity and further centers race and ethnicity as crucial for understanding marginalization in French society"--Provided by publisher
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780520294264
0520967445
0520294262