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Author Silverstein, Paul A., 1970-

Title Algeria in France : transpolitics, race, and nation / Paul A. Silverstein
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 284 pages) : illustrations
Series New anthropologies of Europe
New anthropologies of Europe.
Contents Immigration politics in the New Europe -- Colonization and the production of ethnicity -- Spatializing practices: migration, domesticity, urban planning -- Islam, bodily practice, and social reproduction -- The generation of generations: Beur identity and political agency -- Beur writing and historical consciousness -- Transnational social formations in the New Europe
Summary Algerian migration to France began at the end of the 19th century, but in recent years France's Algerian community has been the focus of a shifting public debate encompassing issues of unemployment, multiculturalism, Islam, and terrorism. In this finely crafted historical and anthropological study, Paul A. Silverstein examines a wide range of social and cultural forms -- from immigration policy, colonial governance, and urban planning to corporate advertising, sports, literary narratives, and songs -- for
Notes Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of Chicago, 1998) presented under the title: Trans-politics: Islam, Berberity and the French nation-state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-275) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Algerians -- Cultural assimilation -- France.
Algerians -- France -- Attitudes.
Algerians -- France -- Economic conditions.
Algerians -- France -- Ethnic identity.
Algerians -- France -- History.
Algerians -- France -- Social conditions.
Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation -- France.
Islam -- France.
Algeria -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
France -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253003040 (electronic bk.)
9780253003041 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)