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Author Creese, Gillian Laura, 1955-

Title The new African diaspora in Vancouver : migration, exclusion, and belonging / Gillian Creese.

Published Toronto ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : University of Toronto Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.896071133 CREE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 285 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-263) and index.
Contents Introduction: migration, diaspora spaces, and 'Canadianness' -- A new African diaspora -- Erasing linguistic capital -- Downward mobility, class dislocation, and labour market barriers -- Reproducing difference at work -- Gender, families, and transitions -- Identity and spaces of belonging -- Practices of belonging: building the African community in Vancouver.
Subject Africans -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Emigration and immigration -- Case studies.
British Columbia -- Emigration and immigration -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781442642959 (hbk.)
1442642955 (hbk.)
9781442611597 (pbk.)
1442611596 (pbk.)