|VOLUME 3 (2001), ISSUE 6 (WINTER)
ALGERIA AND GERMANY: THE PARADOXICAL BENCHMARKS OF FRENCH IDENTITY
This chapter analyzes how, in the case of France, the references that allowed the definition of a collective identity evolved between two paradoxical points: Algeria and Germany. There has been a progressive reversal in the positioning of these countries as reference groups: the French first showed opposition to Germany and solidarity with colonial Algeria, but thereafter they identified with Germany and they delegitimated the presence of Algerian immigrants in France.
Germany - Algeria - Cultural Benchmarks
Jean-Robert HENRY is a sociologist affiliated with the National Center for Scientific Research, and collaborates with the Research Institute on the Arabic and Mediterranean World (IREMAM) in Aix-en-Provence, France.
This book is the outcome of a collective reflection on immigration and interethnic relationships by a multidisciplinaryacademic team.
Translation in English by Patrick HUNOUT and Ellen MOORE-BOOHAR.
A part of this book has been realized thanks to the financial support of the Robert Bosch Foundation and the French-German Youth Office.
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