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Domicide : the global destruction of home

Author: J Douglas Porteous; Sandra Eileen Smith
Publisher: Montréal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Media reports describing the destruction of people's homes, for reasons ranging from ethnic persecution to the perceived need for a new airport or highway, are all too familiar. The planned destruction of homes affects millions of people globally; places destroyed range in scale from single dwellings to entire homelands. Domicide tells how and why the powerful destroy homes that happen to be in the way of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Douglas Porteous; Sandra Eileen Smith
ISBN: 0773522573 9780773522572 0773522581 9780773522589
OCLC Number: 48784555
Description: x, 283 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introducing domicide --
Home: a landscape of the heart --
Extreme domicide: Landscapes of violence --
Everyday domicide: landscapes of cruelty --
Drowning home: the Columbia River Basin in British columbia --
The nature of domicide --
Ending domicide?
Responsibility: J. Douglas Porteous and Sandra E. Smith.


The most comprehensive analysis yet of the deliberate destruction of homes and homelands.  Read more...


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"A fascinating work - no other book I know of so comprehensively makes a case for rethinking the meaning of emplacement, displacement, and violence in the name of the common good." Ingrid Leman Read more...

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