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Cultures of Exile and the Experience of -Refugeeness- #2020

Cultures of Exile and the Experience of Refugeeness Refugee research and debate have focused on international agreements border controls and the legal status of asylum seekers The lived daily life of refugees in different phases of their flight has t

  • Title: Cultures of Exile and the Experience of -Refugeeness-
  • Author: Stephen Dobson
  • ISBN: 9783906768007
  • Page: 394
  • Format: Paperback
  • Cultures of Exile and the Experience of -Refugeeness- By Stephen Dobson, Refugee research and debate have focused on international agreements, border controls and the legal status of asylum seekers The lived, daily life of refugees in different phases of their flight has thus been unduly neglected How have refugees experienced policies of reception and resettlement, and how have they individually and collectively built up their own cultures oRefugee research and debate have focused on international agreements, border controls and the legal status of asylum seekers The lived, daily life of refugees in different phases of their flight has thus been unduly neglected How have refugees experienced policies of reception and resettlement, and how have they individually and collectively built up their own cultures of exile To answer these questions the author of this study has undertaken long term fieldwork as a community worker in a Norwegian municipality Refugees from Chile, Iran, Somalia, Bosnia and Vietnam were on occasions subjected to exclusionary and discriminatory practices Nevertheless, restistance was seen in the form of a Somali women s sewing circle, the organisation of a multi cultural youth club, running refugee associations and printing their own language newspapers Moreover, in activities such as these, refugees addressed and came to terms with a limited number of shared existential concerns morality, violence, sexuality, family reunion, belonging and not belonging to a second generation Drawing upon these experiences a general theory of refugeeness is proposed It states that the cultures refugees create in exile are the necessary prerequisite for self recognition and survival.

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