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Yearnings in the meantime : 'normal lives' and the state in a Sarajevo apartment complex

Author: Stef Jansen
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2015. ©2015
Series: Dislocations, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Shortly after the book's protagonists moved into their apartment complex in Sarajevo, they, like many others, were overcome by the 1992-1995 war and the disintegration of socialist Yugoslavia More than a decade later, in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina, they felt they were collectively stuck in a time warp where nothing seemed to be as it should be. Starting from everyday concerns, this book paints a compassionate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jansen, Stef.
Yearnings in the meantime.
(DLC) 2015003140
(OCoLC)896861966
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stef Jansen
ISBN: 9781782386513 1782386513
OCLC Number: 910935723
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction [or, towards an anthropology of shared concerns] --
Figuring 'normal lives' --
'Normal lives' [or, towards an anthropology of yearning] --
Waiting for a bus [or, towards an anthropology of gridding] --
War-time gridding for 'normal lives' [or, towards an anthropology of hope for the state] --
Diagnosing Daytonitis --
First symptom: 'there is no system' [or, towards an anthropology of an elusive state effect] --
Second symptom: 'we are pattering in place' [or, towards an anthropology of spatiotemporal entrapment] --
Living with Daytonitis --
Conviviality in the meantime [or, towards a critique of Dayton non-politics] --
Epilogue, shovelling and numbering for 'normal lives'.
Series Title: Dislocations, v. 15.
Responsibility: Stef Jansen.

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Soon after they moved into their apartment complex in Sarajevo, this book's protagonists were overcome by the 1992-1995 war and the disintegration of socialist Yugoslavia. More than a decade later,  Read more...

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