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The new African diaspora in North America : trends, community building, and adaptation / edited by Kwado Konadu-Agyemang, Baffour K. Takyi, and John Arthur.

Konadu-Agyemang, Kwadwo (Added Author). Takyi, Baffour K. (Added Author). Arthur, John A., 1958- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library E184.A24 N49 2006 37684001050065 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0739111515
  • ISBN: 9780739111512
  • Physical Description: x, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2006.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An overview of African immigration to the U.S. and Canada / Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang and Baffour K. Takyi -- Theoretical perspectives on African migration / Baffour K. Takyi and Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang -- The contradictions of globalization : causes of contemporary African immigration to the United States of America / Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome -- Location and settlement patterns of African immigrants in the U.S. : demographics and spatial context / Baffour K. Takyi and Kwame Safo Boate -- African immigrants in Canada : trends, socio-demographic and spatial aspects / Edward Opoku-Dopaah -- Creating the vertical village : Senegalese traditions of immigration and transnational cultural life / Diana Baird N'Diaye and Gorgui N'Diaye -- Ethnic identity conflict and diasporic constructions in the New World : the case of Asante in North America / Joe Amoako -- Still praisin' God in a New Land : African immigrant Christianity in North America / Kwasi Kwakye-Nuako -- Nigerians in North America : new frontiers, old associations? / Charles W. Abbott -- Africans in the diaspora : black-white earnings differences among America's Africans / F. Nii-Amoo Dodoo and Baffour K. Takyi -- Unintended consequences : liberalized U.S. immigration Law and the African brain drain / Arun Peter Lobo -- Knocking at the door : professional African immigrant and refugee women's experiences : in the Toronto labor market / Nakanyike B. Musissi and Jane Turrittin -- Lifting the yoke of tradition : new African Market-women diaspora : from Kaneshi, Accra to Harlem, New York / G. Oty Agbajoh-Laoye -- English language acquisition and some pedagogical issues affecting the adaptation of African Immigrant children / Judith Shabaya -- Transnationalism among African immigrants in North America : the case Ghanaians in Canada / Thomas Owusu.
Subject: Africans > United States
Africans > Canada.
Africans > Migrations
African diaspora
United States > Emigration and immigration
Canada > Emigration and immigration
Africa > Emigration and immigration.

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