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Making Home(s) in Displacement
Making Home(s) in Displacement

Making Home(s) in Displacement

Critical Reflections on a Spatial Practice

Paperback / Sewn | English
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Making Home(s) in Displacement critically rethinks the relationship between home and displacement from a spatial, material, and architectural perspective. Recent scholarship in the social sciences has investigated how migrants and refugees create and reproduce home under new conditions, thereby unpacking the seemingly contradictory positions of making a home and overcoming its loss. Yet, making home(s) in displacement is also a spatial practice, one which intrinsically relates to the fabrication of the built environment worldwide. Conceptually the book is divided along four spatial sites, referred to as camp, shelter, city, and house, which are approached with a multitude of perspectives ranging from urban planning and architecture to anthropology, geography, philosophy, gender studies, and urban history, all with a common focus on space and spatiality. By articulating everyday homemaking experiences of migrants and refugees as spatial practices in a variety of geopolitical and historical contexts, this edited volume adds a novel perspective to the existing interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of home and displacement. It equally intends to broaden the canon of architectural histories and theories by including migrants' and refugees' spatial agencies and place-making practices to its annals. By highlighting the political in the spatial, and vice versa, this volume sets out to decentralise and decolonise current definitions of home and displacement, striving for a more pluralistic outlook on the idea of home.

Alessandra Gola is an architect and doctoral researcher at KU Leuven as well as the co-founder of The Yalla Project in Nablus, Palestine. Ashika Singh is doctor in architecture and philosophy at KU Leuven. Hilde Heynen is professor of architectural theory and history at KU Leuven. Luce Beeckmans is assistant professor of architecture and urbanism in relation to migration and diversity at Ghent University.

Specifications
  • Publisher
    Leuven University Press
  • Edition
    1
  • Pub date
    Jan 2022
  • Pages
    420
  • Theme
    Architecture
  • Dimensions
    235 x 158 x 25 mm
  • Weight
    660 gram
  • EAN
    9789462702936
  • Paperback / Sewn
    Paperback / Sewn
  • Language
    English

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