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Title Trans-Atlantic migration : the paradoxes of exile / edited by Toyin Falola and Niyi Afolabi.

Published New York : Routledge, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304.8096 TRAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 296 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series African studies
African studies (Routledge (Firm))
Notes "Based on a major international conference held at the University of Texas-Austin (March 24-26, 2006)"--preface.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction: Prospero's Ripples, Caliban's Burden / Toyin Falola and Niyi Afolabi -- Pt. I. Paradoxes of (Im)migration and Exile -- Ch. 2. Paradoxes of Immigrant Incorporation: High Achievement and Perceptions of Discrimination by Nigerians in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas (USA) / Dennis D. Cordell -- Ch. 3. Nigerian Exiles, Democratic Struggles and the Notion of Sacrifice: Interspatial Activism and the Proactive Discourses of Liberation / Anthony Attah Agbali -- Ch. 4. Immigrants' Pilgrimage and Imaginations: The Cinematic Portrayals of African Immigrants in Movies / Raphael Obotama -- Pt. II. Migration, Labor Conflicts, and Development -- Ch. 5. "The Uprooted Emigrant": The Impact of Brain Drain, Brain Gain, and Brain Circulation on Africa's Development / Godwin S. M. Okeke -- Ch. 6. Walking for Land, Drinking Palm Wine: Migrant Farmers and the Historicity of Land Conflict in Brong Ahafo, Ghana / Isidore Lobnibe -- Ch. 7. Migrants in French Sudan: Gender Biases in the Historiography / Marie Rodet -- Ch. 8. The Impact of the Relationship between Migrants and Traditional Authorities on South African Mining Communities / Charity Chenga and Freek J. Cronje -- Pt. III. Migration and Survival Politics -- Ch. 9. Cultural and Ethnic Accommodation of New-Comers in South Africa / Gxowa-Dlayedwa Zodwa -- Ch. 10. Pan-Africanism: The Impact of the Nkrumah Years 1945-1966 / Obinna Onwumere -- Ch. 11. African Political Instability and the Search for an Inclusive Society / Chika B. Onwuekwe -- Ch. 12. A Critical Analysis of the Social and Economic Impact of Asian Diaspora in Kenya / Francis Ogino, Felix Kiruthu and Winston Jumba Akala -- Conclusion: The Moral Ambiguity of Trans-Atlantic Migration.
Other author Falola, Toyin.
Afolabi, Niyi.
Subject Africans -- Foreign countries -- Congresses.
Africans -- Migrations -- Congresses.
Migration, Internal -- Africa -- Congresses.
Immigrants -- Africa -- Congresses.
African diaspora -- Congresses.
Africa -- Emigration and immigration -- Congresses.
ISBN 9780415960915