IMMENSITY OF BEING SINGULAR : approaching migrant lives in so paulo through resonance. (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
IMMENSITY OF BEING SINGULAR : approaching migrant lives in so paulo through resonance.
Checking...

IMMENSITY OF BEING SINGULAR : approaching migrant lives in so paulo through resonance.

Author: SIMONE TOJI
Publisher: [S.l.] : HAU, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
In this powerful new work, Simone Toji reconsiders ethnography as a form of appreciation of the contradictions inherent in the making of life itself. Recovering Bronislaw Malinowski's idea of the "imponderabilia of actual life" as an inspiring ethnographic attitude, she shows how lives are composed through moments of indecision, opacity, and incongruity that make them irreducibly open ended. The singular lives of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: SIMONE TOJI
ISBN: 1912808579 9781912808571
OCLC Number: 1203961367
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm

Abstract:

In this powerful new work, Simone Toji reconsiders ethnography as a form of appreciation of the contradictions inherent in the making of life itself. Recovering Bronislaw Malinowski's idea of the "imponderabilia of actual life" as an inspiring ethnographic attitude, she shows how lives are composed through moments of indecision, opacity, and incongruity that make them irreducibly open ended. The singular lives of four migrants, from Paraguay, South Korea, and Bolivia, are rendered as journeys across the city of Sao Paulo, interspersed with resonant explorations of the power of life's invention and reinvention as part of the human condition. This important new book is a major contribution to migration studies, social and cultural anthropology, and the social sciences as a whole, and will appeal to readers from the undergraduate level through the doctoral.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.