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The African diaspora in the United States and Europe : the Ghanaian experience

Author: John A Arthur
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Series: Research in migration and ethnic relations series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the Ghanaian community in the US and Canada as a case study of the African migration. This study balances theoretical insight with policy implications, using the case-study as a lens not  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Arthur
ISBN: 9780754648413 0754648419
OCLC Number: 162126915
Description: ix, 210 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Ghanaian Diaspora in the United States setting and overview of chapters --
Aims of study and data collection --
Crossing the Atlantic to ablotsi and mans? : the exodus of Ghanaians to the West --
Structure and composition of Ghanaian immigrant families in the United States --
Identity matters: carving patterns of racial, ethnic, and class niches --
Immigrant institutions building communities and forging integration --
The second generation immigrant youth: multiple and shifting identities --
Remittance flows: sending money home and sharing the migration dividend --
Homeward bound: return migration and repatriation to Ghana --
The Ghanaian Diaspora: Transatlantic continuities in the European Union --
Conclusion: the continuities of the Ghanaian Diaspora in the new global migration.
Series Title: Research in migration and ethnic relations series.
Responsibility: John A. Arthur.
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