When one believes of African diasporas, it is possible that their mind will mechanically wander to places such as America and Europe. But just how much is understood about the African diaspora in East Asia and, specifically , within China, where race is such a politically complicated subject?
Based on multi-sited ethnographic research study in Nigeria and China, Mapping the New African Diaspora in China, (PDF) checks out a new age of African migration to South China in the context of the advancement of Sino/African trade relations and the international transmission of racial understanding. Certainly, grassroots point of views of Africa/China trade relations are foregrounded through the assessment of everyday interactions in between Africans and rural-to-metropolitan Chinese migrants in many casual trade areas in Guangzhou. These Afro-Chinese encounters have the capability to not just assist divulge the worked out procedure of shared racial knowing, however likewise to overturn hegemonic discourses like Sino/African relationship and white supremacy in fragile methods. Though, as Lan shows within this helpful volume, the transformative power of such cross-cultural interactions is strictly restricted by cultural distinctions, language barrier, and the Chinese state’s strict migration control policies.
This ebook will attract trainees and scholars in the fields of China/Africa relations, ethnic and race research studies, globalization and multinational migration, and metropolitan China research studies, together with those from other social science disciplines such as worldwide relations, government, metropolitan location, Asian Studies, sociology, African research studies, advancement research studies, and cross-cultural interaction research studies. It might likewise attract non-earnings companies and policymakers included in supplying services and support to migrant populations.
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