Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home
Routledge – 2005 – 168 pages
Discover different dimensions of the meaning of home across political, cultural, and geographic boundaries!
Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home brings a unique multidisciplinary, multicultural approach to address the interconnection of diverse experiences with the meaning of home. Filled with useful insights from respected authorities, this book shows you that the meaning of home can be incredibly varied, especially when viewed in the context of community psychology and social work. Explore the multiple facets of the meaning of home, and discover how our personal, professional, cultural, and political background contributes to how we envision or experience home.
From physical dwellings such as a convent or a prison, through political frameworks that confirm or challenge the status quo, on through the related meanings of home that cross cultural and geographical boundaries, Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home presents an added dimension of what home truly can be. You will learn that home is a volatile mix of yearning and loss, of being at home or searching for it, and that this very mix is the framework that reflects each differing belief.
With Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home you’ll explore: