Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France

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University of California Press
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.39 inches | 0.57 pounds

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About the Author
Jean Beaman is Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara.
"Written in a straightforward and engaging style, ... ideal, not only for specialists of race and (im)migration in France and beyond, but also as a teaching tool for upper level undergraduate students."--Ethnic and Racial Studies
"Offers a critical examination of a so-called colorblind society. A solid addition to courses on race, immigration, citizenship, or French studies."-- (10/01/2018)
"A compelling case study for very real challenges facing France today."--Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
"Both the empirical evidence and the theoretical frameworks that Beaman employs make important contributions to political and scholarly debates over race and immigration in France."--City and Community (12/20/2018)
"Beaman offers a rich and stringent critique of the continued marginalization of French citizens deemed "outsiders" due
to their race or ethnicity. ... This book is an excellent case study of race and immigration in France, suitable for scholars of race and ethnicity, and particularly well-suited for senior undergraduate students."--American Journal of Sociology
"I highly recommend this monograph for classroom use in an upper-division undergraduate course in race-ethnicity or in a graduate-level seminar in race-ethnicity or stratification. I recommend this book to those who want a nuanced understanding of how immigration, ethnicity, race, and culture frame social inclusion for visible minorities in France today. Read this book cover to cover. Beaman delivers a sophisticated yet accessible comprehension of why the children of North African immigrants in France grow up to be citizen outsiders."--Social Forces