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Indeed, when I finally revealed my ancestry to Mounir, a Kabyle friend and key interlocutor, during a welllubricated dinner in his Argenteuil apartment, he smiled knowingly. “I knew it all along. I could tell in how you talked and thought. ” The book, while not an ethnography of Franco-Algerian associations or domestic life per se, does nonetheless draw directly on my participant observation in these sites. It explicitly attempts to link these local sites for the production and consumption of subjectivity to the larger transpolitical discourses and processes in which they are embedded.
Constructed as a zero-sum game of “control or invasion” or “integration or crisis” (cf. Böhning 1991), immigration has attained an almost unprecedented status as the one issue on which every viable political candidate must have an opinion, if not a well-formulated policy. For instance, the 1996 and 2002 displacement of the French Socialist Party (PS) in favor of conservative and extreme right political candidates—with the xenophobic Front National leader Jean-Marie Le Pen advancing to the second round of the latter election ahead of outgoing PS Prime Minister Jospin—represents not only the populace’s anxieties concerning France’s place in a post–Cold War, unified Europe, but also its discontent with the PS’s continual vacillations on questions of border controls, internal security, and national (cultural) integration.
By the 1990s, however, this jus sanguinis system showed signs of liberalization. In 1990, the center-right coalition government introduced a new “Foreign Law” that eased the path to naturalization for second- and thirdgeneration foreign residents (Bischoff and Teubner 1990). 2 In the meantime, however, these “foreigners” have continued to suffer overt racial attacks from extreme right groups, incidents which have increased since unification and have often gone unprosecuted (Wilpert 1991). This anti-foreigner climate was reinforced by the government’s 1993 tightening of the Basic Law’s liberal Article 16 that formerly gave right of political asylum to all those reaching Germany.
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