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‘Life Is Tight Here’

Displacement and Desire amongst Syrian Refugee Women in Jordan

Morgen A. Chalmiers

demographic focus … [on] population growth’, policy-makers and multinational development organisations have rarely considered the why of wanting children, or what Inhorn refers to as ‘child desire’ (1996: 230). This article builds upon this work by asking

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Mike Classon Frangos

objects of a culture – even of a culture whose avowed desire has often been not to sustain them’. 24 In this sense, contemporary comics can work as an example of what Sedgwick terms the ‘reparative impulse’ to explore alternative styles of living within a

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

. Thus, an underlying source of this present-day intensification in the desire to migrate amongst the young men and boys we encountered, is that for them life in Ghana now involves “an economy of goods that are known, that may sometimes be seen, that one

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Magdalena Rodziewicz

marriages’, the dispute over the gap between young people's expectations and desires and the legal capacity of Islamic rulings is still ongoing. While the first proposal discussed in the article aims at finding a religious justification for unmarried

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Art Gallery Education in New Zealand during COVID-19

The Emergence of a Community of Practice

Esther Helen McNaughton

research over the period of 2016 to 2019 found a strong sense of goodwill between gallery educators and a desire for contact with others in the field ( McNaughton 2019 ). Despite this, a means of connection did not arise until the COVID-19 lockdown

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Notes around Hospitality as Inhabitation

Engaging with the Politics of Care and Refugees’ Dwelling Practices in the Italian Urban Context

Camillo Boano and Giovanna Astolfo

understanding of the complex entanglements of humanitarian dilemmas, refugees’ struggle for recognition and their desire for opacity. While it is impossible to completely avoid the use of terms such as integration and hospitality, given that they are deeply

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State of Uncertainty

Educating the First Railroaders in Central Sakha (Yakutiya)

Sigrid Irene Wentzel

from the center and enable an outlying region to become more center-like. And yet the state of uncertainty triggered doubt among the young cohorts about their suitability and desire for this industrial future. This undermined the transmission and

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States of Displacement: Middle Eastern Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Asylum Seekers in Global Context

Lucia Volk and Marcia C. Inhorn

quite blurry, and the lived realities do not match the discursive differences. The desire to create a home in the context of repeated displacement is described by Nell Gabiam in her ethnographic account of the refugee-led Al Nur Centre in Istanbul

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Critique, Dialogue, and Action

Museum Representation in Black Panther

Susan Dine

trait and his desire for the material and monetary fortunes of Wakanda mirroring the base motivations for historical colonization of Africa. Upending the historical narrative, Killmonger uses Klaue by exploiting these qualities and once Klaue has served

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Places of Otherness

Comparing Eastleigh, Nairobi, and Xiaobei, Guangzhou, as Sites of South-South Migration

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

sites that people venture in search of livelihoods and even the chance to reach desired, wealthier places. In these places, the success of earlier generations of mobile entrepreneurs—evident in businesses and buildings—encourages others to try their luck