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Fringe Voices: Texts by and about Minorities in the Federal Republic of Germany

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Since German unification, there have been many reports about xenophobia in Germany and the government has attempted to stem the new wave of racism. In contrast, the voices of the victims of racism — refugees, asylum seekers, immigrants — are seldom heard.

This first anthology of essays by significant writers from minority groups in Germany — Turks, Afro-Germans, German Jews, Eastern Europeans and others — sheds new light on the diverse experiences of minority groups living in Germany today. It also introduces to English-speaking audiences innovative literary talents whose contribution to German culture has not yet received the attention it deserves.

Students of contemporary German culture who wish to increase their understanding of the changing nature of German society will find this book invaluable. It will also be of interest to anyone following the rise of xenophobia in Germany, its possible causes, and the changing politics of immigration.

About the Author

Antje Harnisch is a Assistant Professor of German,at The College of Wooster.

Anne-Marie Stokes is Previously Visiting Assitant Professor of German, Union College, now at the University of Glasgow.

Friedemann Weidauer is on the faculty of the University of Connecticut.

Table of Contents

pt. I. Introduction — pt. II. German Jews : living in a double Diaspora — pt. III. Afro-Germans : Black and German : a paradox? — pt. IV. Ethnic Germans from eastern Europe : strangers in their own home — pt. V. Guest workers : permanent guests or temporary residents? — pt. VI. Turks in Germany ; from German Turks to Turkish-Germans.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781859731321
Editor:
Harnisch, Antje; Stokes, Anne-Marie; Weidauer, Friedemann
Editor:
Weidauer, Friedemann
Editor:
Weidauer, Friedemann
Editor:
Stokes, Anne-Marie
Editor:
Harnisch, Antje; Stokes, Anne-Marie; Weidauer, Friedemann
Editor:
Harnisch, Antje
Author:
Stokes, Anne-Marie
Author:
Weidauer, Friedemann
Author:
Harnisch, Antje
Editor:
Stokes, Anne-Marie
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Minority Studies
Subject:
Minorities
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Multiculturalism
Subject:
German literature
Subject:
German literature -- Minority authors.
Subject:
Minority Studies - General
Subject:
Discrimination & Race Relations
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Discrimination
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.673 in

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