Table of contents for The suffering of the immigrant / Abdelmalek Sayad ; preface by Pierre Bourdieu ; translated by David Macey.


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CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
NOTE ON TERMINOLOGY
PREFACE BY PIERRE BOURDIEU
INTRODUCTION
1 THE ORIGINAL SIN AND THE COLLECTIVE LIE
'I am a widow's son.'
'You didn't get up early, so why are you going to the market?'
'I became a second-hand fellah'
'France is the only door.'
'France is all they talk about.'
'To be able to leave without having to ask anything.'
'In our France, there is nothing but darkness.'
'Every word we say is a lie'
A spontaneous theory of reproduction
2	THE THREE AGES OF EMIGRATION	
	      Three generations, three modes of generation
	       The first 'age': an orderly emigration
                    A hidden act
                    The second 'age': loss of control
                     'My whole life is in there.'
                    The identity of the emigrant
                     Segregation and self-segregation
                     The way we live now
                     'That's their "tariff"'
                     Separation
                     The third 'age': an Algerian 'colony' in France
                     The world of contradictions
3 AN EXEMPLARY IMMIGRATION
A singular genesis
'Labour immigration'
Towards 'family emigration'
Shared illusions and dissimulations
The costs and benefits of immigration
The truth of power relations
4 NATIONALISM AND EMIGRATION
An objectively political act
The field of associations
Emigrants and politics
The militant emigrant
5 THE BACKLASH ON THE SOCIETY OF ORIGIN
The Algerian visitor and his 'emigrant banker'
6 A RELATIONSHIP OF DOMINATION
Dependency in discourse
Social preconditions for a science of emigration
A 'science of absence'
7 THE WRONGS OF THE ABSENTEE
The interview as analysis and self-analysis
8 THE IMMIGRANT: 'OS FOR LIFE'
Immigrant = OS
Being and work
9 ILLNESS, SUFFERING AND THE BODY
The discourse on the immigrant
The illness of immigration
Conditions of access to medical 'rationality'
The differential value of bodies
Institutions in conflict
A distorted temporality
The individuation of the body
The body of the emigrant
The body as substitute for language
The immigrant is only a body
10 THE WEIGHT OF WORDS
Semantic sedimentations
Integration: a loaded notion
11 'NATURALISATION'
A gentle violence
Immigrant resistance
A betrayal
Automatic naturalisation
Ambiguities and double consciousness
The naturalised body
APPENDIX: THREE INTERVIEWS ABOUT IDENTITY
12 IMMIGRATION AND 'STATE THOUGHT'
The Crimes of Immigration: Immigration on Trial
13 RECAPITULATION
SOURCES
REFERENCES
BIBLIOGRAPHY: THE WRITINGS OF ABDELMALEK SAYAD
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Algerians France Social conditions, Immigrants France, France Emigration and immigration, Algeria Emigration and immigration