The Politics of Shaping Home

Part of the Masters of Peace book series (MAPEAC)


The imagining and practicing of new shapes of social and political belonging is an aesthetic and performative act. It shifts how we see ourselves and thus how we act and respond. I believe, for instance, that public reactions and political interpretations of this moment of ‘crisis’ both humanitarian and ecological are largely informed by our images and metaphors of who we are, who they are, and how real the boundaries between us are.


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, ein Teil von Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UNESCO Chair and MA Program for Peace StudiesUniversity of InnsbruckIgls-VillAustria

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