Download e-book for iPad: Africans in China: A Sociocultural Study and Its by Adams Bodomo

By Adams Bodomo

ISBN-10: 1604977906

ISBN-13: 9781604977905

whereas there's a lot dialogue on Africa-China family, the point of interest has a tendency to lean extra at the chinese language presence in Africa than at the African presence in China. there are lots of reviews at the former yet, except for a number of articles at the presence of African investors and scholars in China, little is understood of the latter, although more and more Africans are traveling and settling in China and forming migrant groups there. this can be a phenomenon that hasn't ever occurred prior to the flip of the century and has hence ended in what's usually termed Africa's most up-to-date Diaspora. This e-book makes a speciality of studying this new Diaspora, addressing the an important query: what's it prefer to be an African in China? Africans in China is the 1st book-length learn of the method of Africans traveling to China and forming groups there. in response to cutting edge intermingling of qualitative and quantitative examine equipment regarding lengthy interplay with nearly 800 Africans throughout six major chinese language cities--Guangzhou, Yiwu, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau--sociolinguistic and sociocultural profiles are developed to depict the standard lifetime of Africans in China. The learn offers insights into knowing concerns akin to why Africans visit China, what they do there, how they convey with their chinese language hosts, what possibilities and difficulties they stumble upon of their China sojourn, and the way they're got by way of the chinese language kingdom. past those methodological and empirical contributions, the publication additionally makes a theoretical contribution via offering a crosscultural bridge idea of migrant-indigene family, arguing that Africans in China act as sociopolitical, socioeconomic, and sociocultural bridges linking Africa to China. This method of the research of Diaspora groups has outcomes for crosscultural and crosslinguistic experiences in an period of globalization. Africans in China is a crucial booklet for African reviews, Asian reviews, Africa-China kinfolk experiences, linguistics, anthropology, sociology, foreign experiences, and migration and Diaspora stories in an period of globalization.

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Whereas there's a lot dialogue on Africa-China kinfolk, the point of interest has a tendency to lean extra at the chinese language presence in Africa than at the African presence in China. there are lots of stories at the former yet, apart from a couple of articles at the presence of African investors and scholars in China, little is understood of the latter, even supposing increasingly more Africans are traveling and settling in China and forming migrant groups there.

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