Being-Here : Placemaking in a World of Movement, Hardback Book

Being-Here : Placemaking in a World of Movement Hardback

Part of the EASA Series series

Description

Exploring the lifeworlds of Halima, Omar and Mohamed, three middle-aged Somalis living in Melbourne, Australia, the author discusses the interrelated meanings of emplacement and displacement as experienced in people's everyday lives.

Through their experiences of displacement and placemaking, Being-Here examines the figure of the refugee as a metaphor for societal alienation and estrangement, and moves anthropological theory towards a new understanding of the crucial existential links between Sein (Being) and Da (Here).

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 260 pages, 15 illustrations
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books
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  • Category: Refugees & political asylum
  • ISBN: 9781785338496

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