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Duyvendak, Jan Willem
The politics of home : belonging and nostalgia in Western Europe and the United States / Jan Willem Duyvendak
Alternate Title Belonging and nostalgia in Western Europe and the United States
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BF575.N6 D89 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Nostalgia -- Europe
Homesickness -- Europe
Group identity -- Europe
Nostalgia -- United States
Homesickness -- United States
Group identity -- United States
Physical Description xi, 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-144) and index
Summary "This book examines ideas of 'home' of Americans and Western Europeans under the influence of the two major revolutions of our times: the gender revolution and increased mobility due to globalization. It analyzes how 'home' has been politicized, as well as alternative home-making strategies that aim to transcend the 'logic of identities'"-- Provided by publisher
Note Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- A Homesick World? -- Why Feeling at Home Matters -- Losing Home at Home: When Men and Women Feel More at Home at Work -- New Ways of Home-making: Feeling at Home in the Community? -- Feeling at Home in the Nation? Understanding Dutch Nostalgia -- Conclusion: Inclusive Ways of Feeling at Home? -- Bibliography

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