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Belonging in Oceania : movement, place-making and multiple identifications / edited by Elfriede Hermann, Wolfgang Kempf and Toon van Meijl ; Agnes Brandt [and nine others], contributors.

Publication:
New York ; Oxford, England : Berghahn Books, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (232 p.)
Series:
Pacific perspectives.
Pacific Perspectives ; Volume 3
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Subjects:
Ethnology -- Oceania -- Case studies.
Group identity -- Oceania -- Case studies.
Intergroup relations -- Oceania -- Case studies.
Belonging (Social psychology) -- Oceania -- Case studies.
Place (Philosophy) -- Case studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Ethnographic case studies explore what it means to ""belong"" in Oceania, as contributors consider ongoing formations of place, self and community in connection with travelling, internal and international migration. The chapters apply the multi-dimensional concepts of movement, place-making and cultural identifications to explain contemporary life in Oceanic societies. The volume closes by suggesting that constructions of multiple belongings-and, with these, the relevant forms of mobility, place-making and identifications-are being recontextualized and modified by emerging discourses of clima
Contents:
Belonging in Oceania; Pacific Perspectives; Belonging in Oceania - Movement, Place-Making and Multiple Identifications - Edited by Elfriede Hermann, Wolfgang Kempf and Toon van Meijl; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction - Movement, Place-making and Cultural Identification - Multiplicities of Belonging - Wolfgang Kempf, Toon van Meijl and Elfriede Hermann; 1 Culture as Experience - Constructing Identities through Transpacific Encounters - Eveline Dürr; 2 'Forty-plus Different Tribes' Displacement, Place-making and Aboriginal Tribal Names on Palm Island, Australia - Lise Garond
3 Coconuts and the Landscape of Underdevelopment on Panapompom, Papua New Guinea - Will Rollason4 Invisible Villages in the City - Niuean Constructions of Place and Identity in Auckland - Hilke Thode-Arora; 5 Migration and Identity - Cook Islanders' Relation to Land - Arno Pascht; 6 Protestantism among Pacific Peoples in New Zealand - Mobility, Cultural Identifications and Generational Shifts - Yannick Fer and Gwendoline Malogne-Fer; 7 Identity and Belonging in Cross-cultural Friendship - Māori and Pākehā Experiences - Agnes Brandt
Epilogue - Uncertain Futures of Belonging Consequences of Climate Change and Sea-level Rise in Oceania - Wolfgang Kempf and Elfriede HermannNotes on Contributors; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Hermann, Elfriede, editor.
Kempf, Wolfgang (Anthropologist), editor.
Meijl, Toon van, editor.
Brandt, Agnes, contributor.
ISBN:
1-78238-416-2
OCLC:
891147357