Special Issue on Chinese in Africa: ‘Chineseness’ and the complexities of identities
By Asian Ethnicity
This special issue explores the complexities of the Chinese identity and forms in which ‘Chineseness’ is expressed by Chinese migrants in Africa.
The Chinese diaspora in Africa range from descendants of migrants that settled in Africa in the seventeenth century to twenty-first century migrants. The diversity and hybridity of Chinese identity in Africa is essential to understanding the historical and contemporary engagement between China and African countries.
These articles will be available to read for free until the end of August 2019.
|Chinese in Africa: ‘Chineseness’ and the complexities of identities||Obert Hodzi|
|Nationalism, overseas Chinese state and the construction of ‘Chineseness’ among Chinese migrant entrepreneurs in Ghana||Jinpu Wang & Ning Zhan|
|Understanding Chinese immigrants in Africa from the perspective of national identity||Zhihang Wang|
|Chinese and ‘self-segregation’ in Africa||Hairong Yan, Sautman Barry & Yao Lu|
|Gauging the dispositions between indigenes, Chinese and other immigrant traders in Ghana: towards a more inclusive society||Kwaku Opoku Dankwah & Padmore Adusei Amoah|
|Chinese migrants and the politics of everyday life in Zimbabwe||Simbarashe Gukurume|
|Rational or irrational? Understanding the uptake of ‘made-in-China’ products||Mark Kwaku Mensah Obeng|