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Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France
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Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France

Annedith Schneider

Abstract

This book argues for a cultural, rather than a sociological or economic, approach to understand how immigrants become part of new country. It argues that the language used to talk about immigration determines the kinds of things that can be said about it. In contrast to the language of integration or assimilation which evaluates an immigrant’s success in relation to a static endpoint (e.g. integrated or not), ‘settling’ makes it possible to see how immigrants and their descendants engage in an ongoing process of adaptation. In order to understand this process of settling, it is important to pa ... More

Keywords: Immigration from Turkey, Belonging, Home, Turkey, France, European identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781784991494
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784991494.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Annedith Schneider, author
Kadir Has University