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Negotiating identities : states and immigrants in France and Germany

Author: Riva Kastoryano
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2002.
Series: Princeton studies in cultural sociology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author analyzes interactions between states and immigrants in the US, France and Germany. The observations are built into a model of "negotiations of identities" and extended to consider how the EU affects identities negotiated at national levels.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Riva Kastoryano
ISBN: 0691010145 9780691010144 0691010153 9780691010151
OCLC Number: 47964760
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xii, 227 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The War of Words. On the Immigrant. Boundaries of Identity or "Threshold of Tolerance" The Battle of Numbers. Who Is Who? "The Right of Difference" or "Praise of Indifference" Between Assimilation and Return. The Era of Communities --
Ch. 2. Representation of Political Traditions. On the Nature of Representation: An "Ideal Nation" The Search for Social Cohesion. Limits of Representation --
Ch. 3. The Territories of Identity. Incompatible Equations. The Ethnicization of Territory. Area and Era of Tensions. In Search of the Social Bond --
Ch. 4. The Invention of the Cultural. The Reappropriation of a Cultural Identity in France. The Assertion of Cultural Identity in Germany. "Islam Is Everywhere!"
Series Title: Princeton studies in cultural sociology.
Other Titles: France, l'Allemagne et leurs immigrés.
Responsibility: Riva Katoryano ; translated by Barbara Harshav.
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[A] fascinating book. -- Stanley Hoffmann Foreign Affairs Magazine This is an important book that contributes to our understanding of why European states have found it so difficult to fully include Read more...

 
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