African Women Immigrants in the United States

Crossing Transnational Borders

  • John A. Arthur

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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    Pages 1-9
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    Pages 63-104
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    Pages 131-164
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    Pages 193-211
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 213-230

About this book


This title depicts how immigrant women use international migration as a strategy to challenge existing patriarchal hegemonies operative both in the United States and Africa. It also weaves together the multidimensional strands of how African immigrant women shape and are shaped by the process of international migration.


Africa gender Generation Hegemonie migration Nation organization Transnational USA women

Authors and affiliations

  • John A. Arthur
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Anthropology Former DirectorUniversity of Minnesota Study in England Program MinnesotaUSA

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