© 2014

African Immigrant Families in Another France


Part of the Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship Series book series (MDC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. African Immigrants and France

  3. Structural and Cultural Considerations

  4. Theorizing Integration and Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 159-187

About this book


Immigrant incorporation is a critical challenge for France and other European societies today. Black Africans migrants are racialized and endowed with an immigrant status, which carries low status and is durable into the second generation. This book elucidates the conflict and issues pertinent to social integration.


Familie Generation identity Integration religion

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of OklahomaUSA

About the authors

Loretta E. Bass is Professor of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma, USA. Her research interests include demographic processes, stratification and childhood studies. Her book publications include The Well-Being, Peer Cultures and Rights of Children (2011), Sociological Studies of Children and Youth (2005), and Child Labor in Sub-Saharan Africa (2004).

Bibliographic information


“Focused on sub-Saharan African immigrant women and their families in France, African Immigrant Families in Another France illustrates the structural and cultural markers which characterize these immigrants’ integration experiences. … African Immigrant Families in Another France provides a helpful overview of a population often neglected in studies of migration in Western Europe.” (Jean Beaman, International Migrant Review, 2016)