African migrants in Ireland
The negotiation of belonging and family life
in Migrations
Abstract only
Get Access to Full Text

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

manchesterhive requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals - to see content that you/your institution should have access to, please log in through your library system or with your personal username and password.

If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/extracts and download selected front and end matter. 

Access Tokens

If you have an access token for this content, you can redeem this via the link below:

Redeem token

People from West Africa have featured particularly strongly, but immigrants from many different parts of the continent have also moved to Ireland, sometimes in significant numbers. A small but growing literature charts the experiences of these migrants from the continent of Africa. This chapter seeks to add further to the growing literature by reporting on the experiences of a small number of recent migrants from the continent of Africa to Ireland. Migrant communities are commonly deemed to be transnational in nature and as such any attempt to understand the lived experience of these communities must make reference to at least two physical places. Conceptualizations of the family and of family life held by the African immigrants who participated in this study support this view. The important role that such transnational financial transfers play in a migrant's country of origin is well established in the literature.

Migrations

Ireland in a global world

INFORMATION

TABLE OF CONTENTS
METRICS

Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 51 22 0
Full Text Views 34 15 0
PDF Downloads 30 15 0
RELATED CONTENT