OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

ISBN : 9780198814214

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¥6,204
著者: 
Jordanna Bailkin
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304 ページ
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Hardcover
サイズ
156 x 234 mm
刊行日
2018年07月
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Today, no one really thinks of Britain as a land of camps. Camps seem to happen 'elsewhere', from Greece, to Palestine, to the global South. Yet over the course of the twentieth century, dozens of British refugee camps housed hundreds of thousands of Belgians, Jews, Basques, Poles, Hungarians, Anglo-Egyptians, Ugandan Asians, and Vietnamese. Refugee camps in Britain were never only for refugees. Refugees shared a space with Britons who had been displaced by war and poverty, as well as thousands of civil servants and a fractious mix of volunteers. Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain explores how these camps have shaped today's multicultural Britain. They generated unique intimacies and frictions, illuminating the closeness of individuals that have traditionally been kept separate -- 'citizens' and 'migrants', but also refugee populations from diverse countries and conflicts. As the world's refugee crisis once again brings to Europe the challenges of

目次: 

Introduction
Interlude: Before the Camps - Scenes of Arrival, Myths of Emergency
1 Making Camp: Material Culture and the Refugee
2 Feeding and Hungering: Power, Nutrition, and Culture
3 In Need: Class, Mobility, and Identity
4 Happy Families? Gender and the Idea of Home
5 Mixing Up: Citizens, Migrants, and Refugees
6 Hard Core: Power and Resistance
Epilogue: Camps After Encampment
Bibliography
Epilogue: Camps After Encampment

著者について: 

Jordanna Bailkin is a scholar of modern Britain and Empire. She is currently the Jere L. Bacharach Endowed Professor in International Studies and Professor of History at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is the author of The Culture of Property (2004), and The Afterlife of Empire (2012). The Afterlife of Empire won the Morris D. Forkosch Prize from the American Historical Association, the Stansky Book Prize from the North American Conference on British Studies, and the Biennial Book Prize from the Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies. She has also written articles on tattooing in Burma, interracial murder in India, and parenthood in Nigeria.

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