Navigating the African diaspora : the anthropology of invisibility / Donald Martin Carter.

Author
Carter, Donald Martin, 1955- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2010.
Description
1 online resource (xv, 362 pages) : illustrations

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Investigating how the fraught political economy of migration impacts people around the world, Donald Martin Carter raises important issues about contemporary African diasporic movements. Developing the notion of the anthropology of invisibility, he explores the trope of navigation in social theory intent on understanding the lived experiences of transnational migrants. Carter examines invisibility in its various forms, from social rejection and residential segregation to war memorials and the inability of some groups to represent themselves through popular culture, scholarship, or art. The per.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
ISBN
  • 9780816673315 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0816673314 ((electronic bk.))
OCLC
646068315
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