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The Concentration Camp and the ‘Unhomely Home’: The Disappearance of Children in Post-Dictatorship Argentine Theatre

  • Mariana Eva Perez
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Abstract

The disappearance of children in Argentina has been examined in-depth using both psychological and legal approaches that have focused on the ‘private’ dimensions of this practice. There are, however, no spatially oriented analyses to date that take into account the intrinsic relationship between the concentration camp (where most of those children were born) and the homes (to which most of them were transferred). This article will address the disappearance of children in its paradoxical state/private configuration, as a biopolitical phenomenon that is still taking place within the uncanny space of the ‘unhomely home’.1

Keywords

Concentration Camp Spatial Layout Original Emphasis Spatial Strategy Political Prisoner 
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