Title

The efforts of dwelling: An introduction

Source of Publication

Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Abstract

© 2017 Duke University Press. This piece introduces the six brief essays assembled in the themed section “Dwelling.” Comprising ethnographic and historical research from South Africa, China, India, Malaysia, and Zimbabwe, these essays invite cross-regional discussion on the labors and meanings of dwelling under conditions of precarity, migration, militarization, state surveillance, upheaval, and displacement.

Document Type

Article

First Page

417

Last Page

419

Publication Date

12-1-2017

DOI

10.1215/1089201x-4279104

Author First name, Last name, Institution

James Williams, Zayed University

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