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Being-here : placemaking in a world of movement

Author: Annika Lems
Publisher: New York : Berghahn, 2018. ©2018
Series: EASA series, v. 35.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lems, Annika.
Being-here.
New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018019800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annika Lems
ISBN: 9781785338496 1785338498
OCLC Number: 1004156602
Description: x, 240 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Walkers of the everyday --
Placing Somalia --
Living one-eyed --
An accidental move --
Home-building --
Homewards --
At home in the universe --
Gendered dis/emplacements --
Displaced stories --
Placeless dreams --
Final juncture : concluding words.
Series Title: EASA series, v. 35.
Responsibility: Annika Lems.

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By exploring the lifeworlds of two middle-aged Somalis living in Melbourne, Australia, Being-Here sheds light on the existential dynamics of being-in-place.  Read more...

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