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Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

M. Jan Holton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Longing for Home explores the psychological, social, and theological impact of forcibly losing one’s home place and asks two questions: What is it about home that makes its loss so profound? And, How ... More


The Reading of Life

Sara Guyer

in Reading with John Clare: Biopoetics, Sovereignty, Romanticism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265572
eISBN:
9780823266920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265572.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This brief chapter relates the preceding discussions of Clare, romanticism, and biopoetics to the contemporary example of the city of Detroit and argues that the methods uses in this book, close ... More


Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France

Annedith Schneider

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991494
eISBN:
9781526115348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991494.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book argues for a cultural, rather than a sociological or economic, approach to understand how immigrants become part of new country. It argues that the language used to talk about immigration ... More


Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Marianne Holm Pedersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Iraqi women in Denmark is an ethnographic study of ritual performance and place-making among Shi‘a Muslim Iraqi women in Copenhagen. The book explores how Iraqi women construct a sense of belonging ... More


Challenges of belonging

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter introduces the reader to main problem of the book and the ethnographic, analytical and political contexts of the study. The author argues that overlapping trends in fields such as ... More


The celebration of ‘Id al-fitr: notions of relatedness among extended families

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter analyses Iraqi women’s celebration of ‘Id al-fitr in order to explore the possibilities and difficulties of reconstructing religious ritual in a new social setting. For Iraqi families, ... More


The commemoration of Muharram: negotiating community

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter analyses the commemoration of Muharram, a Shi‘ite rite of mourning, as an arena for creating a moral, religious and social community of Shi‘a Muslim Iraqis in Copenhagen. Drawing from ... More


Ritual performance and belonging

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This conclusion draws out the main findings of the book and discusses them in relation to both the analytical perspectives that provided the framework of the book and the political contexts that ... More


Conclusion

Margret Frenz

in Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World: The Goan Experience, c. 1890-1980

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451753
eISBN:
9780199084579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451753.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

The conclusion summarizes the arguments laid out in the other chapters. It illuminates how Goans felt about belonging in and to particular places; whether they perceived themselves as guests or as ... More


Leaning into God

M. Jan Holton

in Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Home at its best leans into God and compels humans toward a horizon upon which to measure meaning making, belonging, sense of security, and relationship. When leaning into God meaning unfolds in a ... More


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