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Being-Here

Being-Here

Placemaking in a World of Movement

by Annika Lems
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Publication Date: 30/06/2018
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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 anthropological theory towards a new understanding of the crucial existential links between Sein (Being) and Da (Here).

ISBN:
9781785338496
9781785338496
Category:
Anthropology
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
30-06-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
228.6x152.4mm

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