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Structures of Protection? Rethinking Refugee Shelter

Questioning what shelter is and how we can define it, this volume brings together essays on different forms of refugee shelter, with a view to widening public understanding about the lives of forced migrants and developing theoretical understanding of this oft-neglected facet of the refugee experience. Drawing on a range of disciplines, including sociology, anthropology, law, architecture, and history, each of the chapters describes a particular shelter and uses this to open up theoretical reflections on the relationship between architecture, place, politics, design and displacement.

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Type

Book

Publisher

Berghahn Books

Publication Date

14/05/2020

Volume

Forced Migration Series volume 39

Total pages

320