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Author Arthur, John A., 1958-2016, author

Title Class formations and inequality structures in contemporary African migration : evidence from Ghana / John A. Arthur
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series African migration and diaspora series
African migration and diaspora series.
Contents Social class and inequality structures in contemporary African migration -- The layers of social class formations and class consciousness in Ghana -- Class inequalities in internal and regional migration in Ghana -- Class profiles of Ghanaian immigrants: a socio-historical perspective -- Economic conditions of the Ghanaian immigrant underclass: a culture of resilience -- The new black immigrant elites: a sociological portrait of the immigrant doctors, allied healthcare professionals, and academic class -- Conclusion: influences of class and inequality structures on African diasporas and homeland development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African diaspora.
Africans -- Foreign countries -- Social conditions.
Ghanaians -- Foreign countries -- Social conditions.
Social classes -- Africa.
Social classes -- Ghana.
Social stratification -- Africa.
Social stratification -- Ghana.
Africa -- Emigration and immigration.
Ghana -- Emigration and immigration.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1498503845 (electronic bk.)
9781498503846 (electronic bk.)