Death and the migrant : bodies, borders and care /

Death and the Migrant is a sociological account of transnational dying and care in British cities. It chronicles two decades of the ageing and dying of the UK's cohort of post-war migrants, as well as more recent arrivals. Chapters of oral history and close ethnographic observation, enriched by...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gunaratnam, Yasmin (Author)
Corporate Author: Ebook Library
Format: eBook
Published: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • HalfTitle; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Preface; Elephant Pass(t); 1 Death and the Migrant
  • An Introduction; Frank, A first journey; Harshini, The last migration; Diasporic dying; Hospice-tality and the geo-social; Mortal chorographies; The book; 2 Eros; The promise; David; The face; Dust and guts; 3 Thanatos; 4 A Catch; Dirt; Paranoia; Comin throu the rye; Patience; 5 Never Mind; Violet is unbalanced.; Silver lining; Les Fleurs du Mal; 6 Dissimulation; Shock; Body heat; 7 Moving On; Faith; 8 Music; Noise; Hospice-tality; 9 The Prince and the Pee; Tings10 Failing, Falling; Inklings; The high wire; Not-knowing; In the skin of a lion; 11 Home; Body work; Slowly, slowly; Genograms; A view; A cough; 12 Pain; Total pain: 'All of me is wrong'; Case stories; Being affected to learn; 13 The Foreigner Question
  • An Epilogue; Sweet chariot; Geese20; 14 Appendix: Research and Methods; Stories, writing, care; Notes; Bibliography; Index