Shirin Shahrokni is a sociologist of race, racism, and migration processes. Her first book, published with Routledge in December 2020, documents the life trajectories of descendants of working-class North African migrants who have embarked on pathways of upward social mobility and entered France's elite higher education institutions, the Grandes Ecoles. It unpacks the tensions, gaps, and contradictions between the state's color-blind rhetoric entrenched in French Republicanism, the celebrated principle...


Migration processes
Migration consequences (for migrants, sending and receiving countries)
Migration governance
Cross-cutting topics in migration research


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