Title

The efforts of dwelling: An introduction

Author First name, Last name, Institution

James Williams, Zayed University

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Publication Date

12-1-2017

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.

ISSN

1089-201X

Publisher

Duke University Press

Volume

37

Issue

3

First Page

417

Last Page

419

Disciplines

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Keywords

Home, Houses, Infrastructure, Precarity, Urbanization

Scopus ID

85044202345

Indexed in Scopus

yes

Open Access

no

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