Living Through Terror

Living Through Terror

by Suvendrini Perera, Antonio Traverso

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ISBN-13: 9781317982333
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 168
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Suvendrini Perera is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Curtin University, Australia. Her most recent book is Australia and the Insular Imagination (NY: Palgrave 2009). She is the editor of Our Patch: Australian Post 2001 (Network 2008).

Antonio Traverso is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Curtin University and co-editor (with Mick Broderick) of Interrogating Trauma: Arts & Media Responses to Collective Suffering (Routledge 2010) and Trauma, Media, Art: New Perspectives (Cambridge Scholars Publishers 2010).

Table of Contents

Editorial: Election reflections  Pal Ahluwalia and Toby Miller
Introduction  Suvendrini Perera
1.Salt, sand and water: movement and citizenship in the narratives of displaced women  Sivamohan Sumathy with Nazeera, Subaida, Latha, Kaushi, Nasrina, Felicia, Sharmila, Shiyana, Madeena Umma, Saseetha, Thahiya, Vasuki and Juweriya
2.Living through terror: everyday resilience in East Timor and Aceh  Jacqueline Aquino Siapno
3.After the death of the island: Fiji May 1987  Mohit Prasad
4.Contesting refugeehood: squatting as survival in post-partition Calcutta  Romola Sanyal
5.Storying: dream and deployment  Merlinda Bobis
6.Coffee Grove (a chapter from Fish-Hair Woman)  Merlinda Bobis
7.Tales from the South: a visual essay  Antonio Traverso
8.Notes from a tense field: threatened masculinities in South Africa  Joan Wardrop
9.Interventions, interceptions, separations: Australia’s biopolitical war at the borders and the gendering of bare life  Kristen Phillips
10.Civil modalities of refugee trauma, death and necrological transport  Joseph Pugliese

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