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By Paul A. Silverstein

Algerian migration to France begun on the finish of the nineteenth century, yet in fresh years France's Algerian neighborhood has been the point of interest of a moving public debate encompassing problems with unemployment, multiculturalism, Islam, and terrorism. during this finely crafted old and anthropological learn, Paul A. Silverstein examines a variety of social and cultural kinds -- from immigration coverage, colonial governance, and concrete making plans to company advertisements, activities, literary narratives, and songs -- for what they display approximately postcolonial Algerian subjectivities. Investigating the relationship among anti-immigrant racism and the upward push of Islamist and Berberist ideologies one of the "second iteration" ("Beurs"), he argues that the appropriation of those cultural-political initiatives via Algerians in France represents a critique of notions of ecu or Mediterranean solidarity and elucidates the mechanisms during which the Algerian civil warfare has been transferred onto French soil.

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More and more, organizations like the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and the Organization of Islamic States, endowed with a burgeoning degree of power to intercede in the internal affairs of individual states, have become the prime locus to which French immigrant and minority populations have taken their issues and claims, thus bypassing municipal and national authorities (Kastoryano 1994; Soysal 1994). In such cases, issues of French citizenship and nationality become less important than regional or religious or even continental affiliation.

In order to understand the contemporary transpolitics of Algerians in France, it is necessary to trace larger transformations of immigration and national identity across Europe since the end of the Second World War. For the postcolonial politics surrounding the status of Algerians as French citizens (juridical and cultural) is mirrored by similar predicaments of “Blacks” in Britain, Turks in Germany, and “Asians” in the Netherlands. Issues of racism and anti-racism, integration and multiculturalism, state intervention and minority activism, that are central to this book are themselves transnational phenomena, occurring simultaneously across a larger space that unites European metropoles to their former colonial peripheries.

Costa-Lascoux and Temime 1985; Gillette and Sayad 1976; Zehraoui 1994). While these works are invaluable in providing the groundwork from which a critical analysis of French immigration and integration policies can be accomplished, they tend to elide the perduring colonial character of French postcoloniality as well as the density of physical and ideological connections that unite Algeria and France transnationally. Attempting to account for this larger situation of transpolitics, each chapter in this book traces a particular genealogy of Algerian belonging in France.

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