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Integration in Ireland : the everyday lives of African migrants

Author: Mark Maguire; Fiona Murphy
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2012.
Series: New ethnographies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book builds on several years of in-depth ethnographic research to provide a striking portrait of the integration experiences of African migrants in Dundalk, Drogheda and Dublin. It draws on contemporary anthropological theory to explore labour integration, civic and political participation, religion, education and youth identity. The stories of several key research participants are threaded throughout.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Maguire; Fiona Murphy
ISBN: 0719086949 9780719086946
OCLC Number: 858162854
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Taxis, deregulation and racism in Irish border towns --
2. Inside the politics machine --
3. Enchanting Ireland --
4. Hallelujah Halloween --
5. Miss Nigeria, and emergent forms of life --
6. Conclusion.
Series Title: New ethnographies
Responsibility: Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy.
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This book builds on several years of in-depth ethnographic research to provide a striking portrait of the integration experiences of African migrants in Dundalk, Drogheda and Dublin. It draws on contemporary anthropological theory to explore labour integration, civic and political participation, religion, education and youth identity. The stories of several key research participants are threaded throughout.

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"this book argues that integration in Ireland is a bottom-up process, in which empowerment is vital. It offers a short and very useful introduction into the lives of Ireland's immigrants and it is Read more...

 
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