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To Know One's Place: Belonging and Differentiation in Alice Springs Town

Ottosson, Ase-Britt


Based on research in the town of Alice Springs in Central Australia the article explores how social and material aspects of the town generate meaningful understandings of oneself and differentiated others. Drawing on anthropology of place and space and analytical notions of belonging, I explore shared and divergent ways in which a range of people in town come to 'know their place' both in a socio-cultural sense and in the sense of relating to the built environment. Paying just as detailed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Anthropological Forum
DOI: 10.1080/00664677.2014.901212


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