Mapping the New African Diaspora in China: Race and the Cultural Politics of Belonging – PDF

eBook details

  • Author: Shanshan Lan
  • File Size: 4 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 212 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication Date: April 7, 2017
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B06Y46D9TX
  • ISBN-10: 036787573X, 1138673064
  • ISBN-13: 9780367875732,  9781138673069


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About The Author

Shanshan Lan

When one believes of African diasporas, it is possible that their mind will mechanically wander to places such as America and Europe. But just how much is learnt about the African diaspora in East Asia and, specifically , within China, where race is such a politically intricate subject? Based on multi-sited ethnographic research study in Nigeria and China, Mapping the New African Diaspora in China, (PDF) checks out a new age of African migration to South China in the context of the advancement of Sino/African trade relations and the global transmission of racial understanding. Certainly, grassroots point of views of Africa/China trade relations are foregrounded through the evaluation of day-to-day interactions in between Africans and rural-to-city Chinese migrants in various casual trade areas in Guangzhou. These Afro-Chinese encounters have the capability to not only aid reveal the worked out procedure of shared racial knowing, however likewise to overturn hegemonic discourses like Sino/African relationship and white supremacy in fragile methods. Though, as Lan shows within this useful volume, the transformative power of such cross-cultural interactions is strictly restricted by cultural distinctions, language barrier, and the Chinese state’s rigid migration control policies. This ebook will interest trainees and scholars in the fields of China/Africa relations, ethnic and race research studies, globalization and global migration, and city China research studies, in addition to those from other social science disciplines such as international relations, government, city location, Asian Studies, sociology, African research studies, advancement research studies, and cross-cultural interaction research studies. It might likewise interest non-revenue companies and policymakers included in offering services and help to migrant populations. NOTE: The item consists of the ebook, Mapping the New African Diaspora in China in PDF. No access codes are consisted of.


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