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Citizen Outsider : Children of North African Immigrants in France - by Jean Beaman (Paperback)

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A free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

While portrayals of immigrants and their descendants in France and throughout Europe often center on burning cars and radical Islam, Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France paints a different picture. Through fieldwork and interviews in Paris and its banlieues, Jean Beaman examines middle-class and upwardly mobile children of Maghrébin, or North African immigrants. By showing how these individuals are denied cultural citizenship because of their North African origin, she puts to rest the notion of a French exceptionalism regarding cultural difference, race, and ethnicity and further centers race and ethnicity as crucial for understanding marginalization in French society.

Number of Pages: 152
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Author: Jean Beaman
Language: English
Street Date: September 12, 2017
TCIN: 53009293
UPC: 9780520294264
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-4043
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