Title

Tos Ethnic Identity in France through the Blogs of Young People of Portuguese Descent

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

Martine F. Wagner

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2011

Date Issued

2011-01-01

Date Available

2012-01-15

Abstract

“…Even though the Portuguese today constitute one of the largest immigrant communities in France, they remain ‘invisible’, overlooked by research and public alike, because they are considered to be well-integrated, notably after Portugal’s entry in the European Union in 1986.4 However, as Albano Cordeiro has shown, the Portuguese have conserved their national identity and ethno-cultural practices thanks to their extensive network of clubs and associations…In this chapter…I aim to show that a tos movement persists today, as demonstrated in the thousands of online blogs maintained by teenage Tos, the term they continue to use to refer to themselves…” (pp: 196-197)

Comments

Excerpt only. Full-text chapter is available only through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in Hexagonal Variations: Diversity, Plurality and Reinvention in Contemporary France. Jo McCormack, Alistair Rolls, Murray Pratt, (ed. and trans.), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, 2011. ISBN: 978-90-420-3245-3. Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link provided.

Language

en_US

Publisher

Rodopi

Creative Commons License

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