By Lauren Wagner

Questions persist approximately post-migrant generations and their experience of belonging in a single native land or one other. As descendants of migrants, ‘second’ and additional generations frequently fight to set up an unproblematic belonging in/to a resident place of birth, because the position the place they stay and paintings yet are frequently labeled as ‘outsiders’. concurrently, as a result of enhancing entry to commute, they could additionally hold a actual presence in an ancestral place of origin. notwithstanding, their encounters there can also problematize their feel of belonging. in the course of their summertime visits to Morocco, the European-Moroccan members during this ethnography time and again locate themselves negotiating a feeling of belonging within the ‘homeland’. This publication analyzes how those negotiations happen in an effort to examine how the kinds of ‘diasporic’ and ‘Moroccan’ turn into formed by way of the interactional encounters saw. within the atmosphere of Morocco, the place trajectories to and from Europe have coloured numerous centuries of historical past, this booklet offers a framework to discover how migration and go back develop into included into modern ‘Moroccanness’.

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