African Diaspora Identities: Negotiating Culture in by John A. Arthur

By John A. Arthur

African Diaspora Identities presents insights into the complicated transnational strategies taken with shaping the migratory identities of African immigrants. It seeks to appreciate the sturdiness of those African transnational migrant identities and their impression on inter-minority staff relationships. John A. Arthur demonstrates that the identities African immigrants build usually transcends country-specific cultures and normative trust structures. He illuminates the truth that those transnational migrant identities are an amalgamation of a number of identities shaped in various social transnational settings. the USA has turn into a domain for the cultural formations, manifestations, and contestations of the more moderen identities that those immigrants search to depict in cross-cultural and international settings. depending totally on their robust human capital assets (education and family), Africans are devising artistic, encompassing, and powerful how one can place and reposition their new identities. In combining their African cultural types and identities with new roles, norms, and ideology that they imbibe within the usa and far and wide else they've got settled, Africans are redefining what it ability to be black in a race-, ethnicity-, and color-conscious American society.

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