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Uprootings/regroundings : questions of home and migration

Author: Sara Ahmed
Publisher: New York : Berg Publishers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the interdependence of mobility and belonging by considering how homes are formed in relationship to movement. It suggests that movement does not only happen when one leaves home,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Ahmed
ISBN: 1859736246 9781859736241 1859736297 9781859736296
OCLC Number: 54903413
Description: xiv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: uprootings/regroundings: questions of home and migration / Sara Ahmed, Claudia Castañeda, Anne-Marie Fortier, Mimi Sheller --
Part I Bodies at home and away. I still call Australia home: indigenous belonging and place in a white postcolonizing society / Aileen Moreton-Robinson --
The home of language: a pedagogy of the stammer / Sneja Gunew --
'Dis-orientalisms': displaced bodies/embodied displacements in contemporary Palestinian art / Gannit Ankori --
Taking (a) place: female embodiment and the re-grounding of community / Irene Gedalof --
Part II Family ties. Making home: queer migrations and motions of attachment / Anne-Marie Fortier --
Nostalgia, desire, diaspora: South Asian sexualities in motion / Gayatri Gopinath --
Global modernities and the gendered epic of the 'Irish empire' / Breda Gray --
'They're family!': cultural geographies of relatedness in popular genealogy / Catherine Nash --
Part III Trans/nations and border crossings. Transporting the subject: technologies of mobility and location in an era of globalization / Caren Kaplan --
Technological frontiers and the politics of mobility in the European Union / Ginette Verstraete --
The difference borders make: (il)legality, migration and trafficking in Italy among Eastern European women in prostitution / Rutvica Andrijasevic --
Creolization in discourses of global culture / Mimi Sheller.
Responsibility: edited by Sara Ahmed [and others].

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'An excellent collection of essays that are truly linked by a common theme of reconceptualizing notions of home and migration, and understanding these realities in relation to each other.'Sarah Read more...

 
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