Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

by Jordanna Bailkin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198814214
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/05/2018
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

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
Epilogue: Camps After Encampment

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