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CONTENTS List of Figures v List of Tables x List of Boxes xi List of Research Boxes xv Acknowledgements xvii Chapter 1 Setting up Home: an Introduction 1 Confining home: housing studies, Marxism and humanism 4 Expanding home: feminist and cultural geographies of home 11 A critical geography of home 19 - Home as material and imaginative 20 - Home, identity and power 22 - Home as multi-scalar and open 23 Structure of the book 25 Chapter 2 Representing Home 47 Life stories of home 48 - Home and identity in life writings 48 - Oral history and other interviews 51 - Ethnographic research 55 Writing home 60 - House and home in fiction 60 - The home in magazines and household guides 66 Visual and material cultures at home 70 - Domestic architecture and design 70 - The home and art 73 - Performance art and the home 76 - Family photographs 78 - Domestic material cultures 81 Data sets and household surveys 86 Conclusions 90 Research Box 1: Home in contemporary Indian novels 118 Alex Barley Research Box 2: Memory-work in the margins 121 Caitlin DeSilvey Chapter 3 Residence: House-as-Home 124 Home economies 125 - The economic significance of housing 126 - Housing tenure, social divisions and identities 127 - Home as work 132 ?Homely? homes 136 - Locating homely homes 137 Social relations of ideal homes 140 - Home and family: gender, sexuality and age 141 - Home, ?race? and class 147 Unhomely homes 153 - Disability, housing and the meaning of home 154 - Domestic violence 156 - Homelessness 158 Conclusions 163 Research Box 3: Fridge space: geographies of technology 188 and domesticity Helen Watkins Research Box 4: Queering home, domesticating deviance 191 Andrew Gorman-Murray Research Box 5: Body / home / housing 195 Louise Crabtree Chapter 4 Home, Nation and Empire 198 Imperial homes and home-making 201 - Home, metropolis and empire 202 - Frontier home-making and American nation-building 206 - British homes in India 211 Homeland, nation and nationalist politics 217 - Homeland, nation and homely belonging 217 - Home and anti-imperial nationalism 219 - Home, nation and homeland (in)security 222 Indigeneity, home and belonging 230 - Dispossession 230 - Unhomely homes 233 - The politics of home and belonging 237 Conclusions 241 Research Box 6: Dragons in the drawing room: researching 268 gender and Chinese material culture in the home Sarah Cheang Research Box 7: Home and identity for young men of 271 mixed descent Akile Ahmet Research Box 8: The domestic uncanny: 274 co-habiting with ghosts Caron Lipman Chapter 5 Transnational Homes 277 Home, homeland and transnational migration 279 - Home, homeland and migrant homecomings 281 - Diasporic domestic architecture and home-making 288 - Hybrid homes 297 Home, exile and asylum 299 - Home, housing and shelter 302 - Home-making 308 - Returning home 309 Transnational geographies of domestic work 313 Materializing home transnationally: domestic architecture and 321 western ideals of home - Transnational housing 322 - Transnational imaginings of residence 326 Conclusions 331 Research Box 9: Expatriate belongings 349 Katie Walsh Research Box 10: Home and migration in Jamaica Kincaid?s 352 novels Rachel Hughes Chapter 6 Leaving Home 355 Revisiting home 356 - Home as material and imaginative 356 - Home, power and identity 359 - Home as multi-scalar 361 Critical geographies of home 363 - Hurricane Katrina 363 - Co-housing 368 Bibliography List of websites
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