Algeria in France: Transpolitics, Race, and Nation (New Anthropologies of Europe)
By: Paul A. Silverstein (author)Paperback
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Algerian migration to France began at the end of the 19th century, but in recent years France's Algerian community has been the focus of a shifting public debate encompassing issues of unemployment, multiculturalism, Islam, and terrorism. In this finely crafted historical and anthropological study, Paul A. Silverstein examines a wide range of social and cultural forms-from immigration policy, colonial governance, and urban planning to corporate advertising, sports, literary narratives, and songs-for what they reveal about postcolonial Algerian subjectivities. Investigating the connection between anti-immigrant racism and the rise of Islamist and Berberist ideologies among the "second generation" ("Beurs"), he argues that the appropriation of these cultural-political projects by Algerians in France represents a critique of notions of European or Mediterranean unity and elucidates the mechanisms by which the Algerian civil war has been transferred onto French soil.
Paul A. Silverstein is Professor of Anthropology at Reed College.
Introduction1. Immigration Politics in the New Europe2. Colonization and the Production of Ethnicity3. Spatializing Practices: Migration, Domesticity, Urban Planning4. Islam, Bodily Practice, and Social Reproduction5. The Generation of Generations: Beur Identity and Political Agency6. Beur Writing and Historical Consciousness7. Transnational Social Formations in the New EuropeConclusion
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