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Transnational Geographies of the Heart : Intimate Subjectivities in a Globalising City - (Hardcover)

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Transnational Geographies of the Heart explores the spatialisation of intimacy in everyday life through an analysis of intimate subjectivities in transnational spaces.

  • Draws on ethnographic research with British migrants in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, during a phase of rapid globalisation and economic diversification in 2002-2004
  • Highlights the negotiation of inter-personal relationships as enormously significant in relation to the dialectic of home and migration
  • Includes four empirical chapters focused on the production of ‘expatriate’ subjectivities, community and friendships, sex and romance, and families
  • Demonstrates that a critical analysis of the geographies of intimacy might productively contribute to our understanding of the ways in which intimate subjectivities are embodied, emplaced, and co-produced across binaries of public/private and local/global space 
Number of Pages: 180
Genre: Science
Series Title: RGS-IBG Book
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Katie Walsh
Language: English
Street Date: May 14, 2018
TCIN: 53669986
UPC: 9781119050452
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-1441
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