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Women and Immigration: Nationality and Citizenship

Jane Freedman

Jane Freedmanis is Lecturer in French Politics, at the University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

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...Questions of nationality and citizenship have provoked fierce and widespread debate in France in recent years. Immigration, and the ‘integration’ of those of immigrant origin into French society,For a discussion of the use of the term...

The Sans-papières: An Interview with Madjiguène Cissé

Jane Freedman

Jane Freedmanis is Lecturer in French Politics, at the University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr is a Senior Research Fellow, at Kingston University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

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... But there is always a utilitarian aspect to the laws – they make it easier for intellectuals, doctors, people whom France needs, to get a visa and come and live in France. But for the others the repressive laws have been upheld.Chevènement is the Minister of the Interior in the Socialist govern ment, at the time of writing.Translated by Jane Freedman...

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Jane Freedman

Jane Freedmanis is Lecturer in French Politics, at the University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr is a Senior Research Fellow, at Kingston University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

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... of women of immigrant origin from French citizenship is discussed by Jane Freedman who examines the dominant political representations of women of immigrant origin in France and the ways in which the construction of policy and law based...

French Women of Vietnamese Origin and the Homeland

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

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...How might Vietnamese women of the diaspora carry with them their association with their homeland? As a stranger might carry an orphan, ‘for whom he seeks nothing but a tomb?’ (Lê, 1995, p. 58). As the monstrous dead foetus of an unborn...
...Mémoires d’immigrés: l’héritage maghrébin (1997), a 160-minute documentary film directed by Yamina Benguigui, has already established itself as ‘the great film’ on the topic of immigration (Leclère, 1997, p. 78). Benguigui’s aim was to tell...

The Issue of the Islamic Headscarf

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

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... members. Translated by Jane Freedman The whole issue of the headscarves has revealed a Jacobin and Christian France which cannot resolve the problems posed by the presence in its territory of a large Muslim minority (about four million...

‘Beur’ Women Writers and the Question of Representation

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

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...France in the 1980s saw the emergence of a generation of ‘Beur’ writers,The term ‘Beur’ is placed here between inverted commas in the light of recent reservations about its suitability in the late 1990s and beyond. See for example...

The Representation of Ethnic Minority Women in Comic Books

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

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...Some of the research for this chapter was made possible by funding from the Department of French and Italian, the Philip and Elaina Hampton Fund for Faculty International Initiatives and the Alumni Travel Fund, all at Miami University...
... to negotiate misunderstanding and hostility:As Sylvie Durmelat suggested at the IRS conference on ‘Women and Ethnicities in France’ (November 1998), organized by Jane Freedman and Carrie Tarr, the interviewee’s story opens up a space where...

The Associative Movement of African Women and New Forms of Citizenship

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

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... and their communities. As long as these forms of ‘informal politics’ are fully valued, the meaning of African women’s presence in France can be reconstructed.’ Translated by Jane Freedman In conclusion two points can be emphasized that seem...