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Title West African migrations : transnational and global pathways in a new century / edited by Moju´baòlu´ Olu´fuńke´ Okome and Olufemi Vaughan
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  JV9020 .W47 2012    AVAILABLE    30650020042087
Edition 1st ed
Descript xiii, 280 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note "One of a two-part volume from papers presented at a symposium on transnational Africa and globalization organized by Olufemi Vaughan and Moju´baòlu´ Olu´fuńke´ Okome in November 2008 at Bowdoin College"--Introduction
Includes biblographical references and index
West African migrations and globalization: introduction / Moju´baòlu´ Olu´fuńke´ Okome and Olufemi Vaughan -- "You can't go home no more," Africans in America in the age of globalization / Moju´baòlu´ Olu´fuńke´ Okome -- Transnational identity formation as a kaleidoscopic process: social location, geography, and the spirit of critical engagement / Samuel Zalanga -- What to wear? Dress and transnational African identity / Elisha P. Renne -- Insurgent transnational conversations in Nigeria's "Nollywood" cinema / Peyi Soyinka-Airewele -- Centripetal forces: reconciling cosmopolitan lives and local loyalty in a Malian transnational social field / Bruce Whitehouse -- Towards an African Muslim globality: the parading of transnational identities in Black America / Zain Abdullah -- African migrant worker militancy in the global North: labor contracting and independent worker organizing in New York City / Immanuel Ness -- Transnational memories and identity / Titilayo Ufomata -- Arrested nationalism, imposed transnationalism and the African literature classroom: one Nigerian writer's learning curve / Pius Adesanmi
Subject Africa, West -- Emigration and immigration
African diaspora
Ethnicity -- Africa, West
West Africans -- United States -- Social conditions
Alt Author Okome, Mojubaolu Olufunke
Vaughan, Olufemi
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