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By Adams Bodomo

ISBN-10: 1604977906

ISBN-13: 9781604977905

whereas there's a lot dialogue on Africa-China relatives, the focal point 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, aside from a couple of articles at the presence of African investors and scholars in China, little is understood of the latter, although a growing number of Africans are traveling and settling in China and forming migrant groups there. this can be a phenomenon that hasn't ever occurred sooner than the flip of the century and has hence ended in what's usually termed Africa's most modern Diaspora. This e-book specializes in reading this new Diaspora, addressing the the most important query: what's it prefer to be an African in China? Africans in China is the 1st book-length examine of the method of Africans traveling to China and forming groups there. according to cutting edge intermingling of qualitative and quantitative learn tools related to 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 typical lifetime of Africans in China. The learn offers insights into knowing concerns corresponding 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 bought through the chinese language nation. past those methodological and empirical contributions, the e-book additionally makes a theoretical contribution via featuring a crosscultural bridge conception of migrant-indigene family members, 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 effects for crosscultural and crosslinguistic reports in an period of globalization. Africans in China is a crucial publication for African stories, Asian experiences, Africa-China kinfolk experiences, linguistics, anthropology, sociology, foreign experiences, and migration and Diaspora reports in an period of globalization.

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