Engagement and Diasporic Identity Formation Youth of Haitian Descent after the 2010 Earthquake
In this chapter, we argue that this critical event has facilitated a generational shift in positionality vis-à-vis Haiti and the US among Haitian youth. Inspired by scholarship on generation (Mannheim, 1997 ; Edmunds and Turner, 2002), diasporic identities (Berg and Eckstein, 2009; Edmunds and Turner, 2002), and migration experiences (Bourdieu, 2004; Meyerhoff, 1986; Sayad, 2004 , 2014a, 2014b), we use the category of generation to locate the context of shared meanings, practices, perspectives, and activities of these young people as it relates to both the homeland and host society. Further, and following Edmunds and Turner (2002), by using “generation” as...
Les jeunes Haïtiens dans les Amériques/Haitian youth in the Americas
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Cela, Toni; Marcelin, Louis Herns; Désir, Charlène; Célestin, Michel; and Salnave, Rachelle, "Engagement and Diasporic Identity Formation Youth of Haitian Descent after the 2010 Earthquake" (2017). Faculty Books and Book Chapters. 99.