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Title West African migrations : transnational and global pathways in a new century / edited by Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome and Olufemi Vaughan.

Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304.80966 WEST    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xiii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes "One of a two-part volume from papers presented at a symposium on transnational Africa and globalization organized by Olufemi Vaughan and Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome in November 2008 at Bowdoin College"--Introduction.
Bibliography Includes biblographical references and index.
Contents West African migrations and globalization: introduction / Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome and Olufemi Vaughan -- "You can't go home no more," Africans in America in the age of globalization / Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké 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.
Other author Okome, Mojubaolu Olufunke.
Vaughan, Olufemi.
Subject African diaspora.
Ethnicity -- Africa, West.
West Africans -- United States -- Social conditions.
Africa, West -- Emigration and immigration.
ISBN 9780230338678 (hbk.)
0230338674 (hbk.)