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Embodying Exile: Trauma and Collective Identities among East Timorese Refugees in Australia

Wise, Amanda

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Some of the more interesting and useful work on diasporic and transnational identities has emanated from scholars working in cultural studies and contemporary anthropology. However, with a few notable exceptions, little attention has been paid to the specific experiences of refugee diasporas, and in particular, to the role of trauma and embodiment in the creation of these 'moral communities'. Based on research with the East Timorese diaspora in Australia, this article looks at the performative...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/88671
Source: Social Analysis

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