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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


Allergy in the Body Politic: War in Cixous

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

in Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Examining instances of unrequited love, denied hospitality, and non-invitation in Algeria, Cixous builds a symmetrical proposal, love as a force of disruption, infinite distance and separation, which ... More


Sodomscapes: Hospitality in the Flesh

Lowell Gallagher (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275205
eISBN:
9780823277247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275205.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Sodomscape presents a fresh understanding of Lot’s wife in the reception history of the Sodom story. Premodern biblical cultures found in the scene of abortive flight a monitory sign of improvident ... More


Afterword

Thibaut Raboin

in Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The afterword reflects on the book’s findings and asks: what are the changes in the structure of public discourses about LGBT asylum in the UK that could empower asylum seekers, allow for a greater ... More


Branding Challenges and Opportunities

Chekitan S. Dev

in Hospitality Branding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452031
eISBN:
9780801465703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452031.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter distills important lessons from the Cornell Hospitality Brand Management Roundtable at Cornell University's Center for Hospitality Research (CHR), a one-day, interactive, high-level ... More


Conclusion: Variations on a Theme from Nietzsche

Gerald Moore

in Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The conclusion considers various attempts to categorise and thematise French poststructuralism around themes including difference, anti-foundationalism, hospitality and what Alain Badiou has called ... More


The Time of Hospitality—Again

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

There seems to be some indiscernible and subtle relation between the thought of hospitality toward an absolute stranger, and the syntagm “awaiting death.” What is more, this relation seems to inform ... More


Home is where the laughter is: humour and narrative control on stage with Ayşe Şahin

Annedith Schneider

in Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991494
eISBN:
9781526115348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991494.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter argues that part of settling in and making a new home is being able to tell one’s own story and to have others listen. It also argues that in such situations humour is a particularly ... More


Alors, qui êtes-vous?: Jacques Derrida and the Question of Hospitality

Michael Naas

in Derrida From Now On

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229581
eISBN:
9780823235162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229581.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter recounts the first meeting of the author with Derrida, in the context of an analysis of one of Derrida's works on the theme of hospitality, including Of ... More


‘A haven of safety’: refugees and the Manchester Women's Lodge of B’nai Brith

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

A revival of interest in refugees within the Manchester B'nai Brith Women's Lodge, following the collapse of its Hospitality Committee in 1935, was apparently sparked off by the same chain of ... More


Party Joyce: From the ‘Dead’ to When We ‘Wake’

Jean-Michel Rabaté

in The Modernist Party

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647316
eISBN:
9780748684380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647316.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In ‘Party Joyce: From the “Dead” to When We “Wake”’, Jean-Michel Rabaté traces Joyce’s ‘party vector’ from the Morkan sisters’ annual dinner-dance to the Christmas dinner of A Portrait of the Artist ... More


Asking What’s for Dinner

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter illustrates how intentional communities translate their bundled values of nonviolence, self-sufficiency, equity, and voluntary simplicity through producing and consuming food. These ... More


Character

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The first trait examined in this chapter is religion, as the author makes his case for the overt religiosity and zeal of Egyptian Muslims, as well as the honor and importance attached to piety. It ... More


Sipping on Southern Hospitality: Drink as Rhetorical Invitation

Ashli Que Sinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

in Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter three introduces the idea of hospitality in the South through an exploration of drinks. Although the idea of Southern hospitality is emphasized in stereotypes of the region, there is also ... More


Kant’s Liberal Internationalism

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Modernity has created an age of globalization. Immanuel Kant was the first writer to connect the Enlightenment’s belief in an age of reason and criticism with the emergence of a new international ... More


Postures of Hospitality

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/9780300207620.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Forced displacement compels a response from communities of faith whose members affirm that social justice is a ground for the human moral obligation to care for the other. Christians, as are all ... More


Bedouin Culture in the Biblical Home

Clinton Bailey

in Bedouin Culture in the Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300121827
eISBN:
9780300245639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121827.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In describing its main early characters as nomads, the Hebrew Bible provides us with features of their material culture and social behaviour that correspond closely to facets of pre-modern Bedouin ... More


Desert Society

Clinton Bailey

in Bedouin Culture in the Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300121827
eISBN:
9780300245639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121827.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Dwelling in dispersion and far from any governmental law enforcement agencies that could provide them security, nomadic desert dwellers needed ways to protect themselves from violations such as ... More


Gift Exchange

Jessica Yirush Stern

in Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Southeastern Indian leaders and colonial leaders used gifts to try to control their neighbors. The colonists assumed that Indians who received British gifts would use those gifts (usually guns) to ... More


John’s Story: Joe Sacco’s Depiction of “Bare Life”

Øyvind Vågnes

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

ØyvindVågnes’s essay is the first in the book to focus on Sacco’s story “The Unwanted,” and Vâgnes demonstrates how one of Sacco’s central devices--the portrait of an interview subject--functions as ... More


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