Refugee Imaginaries
  • Release Date : 01 November 2019
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Genre : Refugees
  • Pages : 544 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781474443210
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Download or read book entitled Refugee Imaginaries by author: Cox Emma Cox which was release on 01 November 2019 and published by Edinburgh University Press with total page 544 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Charts new directions for interdisciplinary research on refugee writing and representationPlaces refugee imaginaries at the centre of interdisciplinary exchange, demonstrating the vital new perspectives on refugee experience available in humanities researchBrings together leading research in literary, performance, art and film studies, digital and new media, postcolonialism and critical race theory, transnational and comparative cultural studies, history, anthropology, philosophy, human geography and cultural politicsThe refugee has emerged as one of the key figures of the twenty-first-century. This book explores how refugees imagine the world and how the world imagines them. It demonstrates the ways in which refugees have been written into being by international law, governmental and non-governmental bodies and the media, and foregrounds the role of the arts and humanities in imagining, historicising and protesting the experiences of forced migration and statelessness. Including thirty-two newly written chapters on representations by and of refugees from leading researchers in the field, Refugee Imaginaries establishes the case for placing the study of the refugee at the centre of contemporary critical enquiry.

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