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Title The new African diaspora / edited by Isidore Okpewho and Nkiru Nzegwu

Publ Info Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2009]
 RIC  DT16.5 .N495 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DT16.5 .N495 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  DT16.5 N495 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 531 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : can we "go home again"? / Isidore Okpewho -- Diaspora dialogues : engagements between Africa and its diasporas / Paul Tiyambe Zeleza -- Togo on my mind / Adzele K. Jones -- "I, too, want to be a big man" : the making of a Haitian "boat people" / Georges E. Fouron -- Africa's migration brain drain : factors contributing to the mass emigration of Africa's elite to the West / Amadu Jacky Kaba -- "The West is cold" : experiences of Ghanaian performers in England and the United States / James Burns -- Migration and bereavement : how Ghanaian migrants cope in the United Kingdom / Helen Anin-Boateng -- Acculturation and the health of black immigrants in the United States / Florence M. Margai -- Socio-legal barriers to the full citizenship of recent African immigrants in Canada : some preliminary thoughts / Obiora Chinedu Okafor -- The effects of immigration and refugee policies on Africans in the United States : from the civil rights movement to the war on terrorism / Cassandra R. Veney -- Immigrants and the American system of justice : perspectives of African and Caribbean Blacks / John A. Arthur -- Africans abroad : comparative perspectives on America's postcolonial West Africans / Baffour K. Takyi -- Questions of identity among African immigrants in America / Msia Kibona Clark -- Resisting "race" : organizing African transnational identities in the United States / Jill M. Humphries -- Immigration and African diaspora women artists / Mkiru Nzegwu -- Emerging communities : the religious life of new African immigrants in the United States / Jacob K. Olupona and Regina Gemignani -- The Orisha rescue mission / Donald Cosentino -- Redefining "Africa" in the diaspora with new media technologies : the making of / Azuka Nzegwu -- African video, film cinema, and cultural repackaging in the diaspora / Folu F. Ogundimu -- Excess luggage : Nigerian films and the world of immigrants / Akin Adesokan -- From the new diaspora and the continent : African American return figurations / Joseph McLaren -- Self, place, and identity in two generations of West African immigrant women memoirs : Emecheta's Head above water and Danquah's Willow weep for me / F. Odun Balogun -- Language, memory, and the transnational : art of Wosene Worke Kosrof / Andrea E. Frohne -- Out beyond our borders : literary travelers of the TransDiaspora / Sandra Jackson-Opoku -- The Guyana diaspora and homeland conflict resolution / Perry Mars -- The ontological imperative for the new African diaspora / Adeolu Ademoyo
LC subject Africans -- Migrations
Blacks -- Migrations
African diaspora
Africans -- United States -- Social conditions
Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions
Africans -- Canada -- Social conditions
Immigrants -- Canada -- Social conditions
Africa -- Emigration and immigration
United States -- Emigration and immigration
Canada -- Emigration and immigration
Add Author Okpewho, Isidore
Nzegwu, Nkiru
ISBN 9780253353375 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253353378 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253220950 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253220955 (pbk. : alk. paper)