Introduction: At home in Asia? Place-making, belonging and citizenship in the Asian Century

  title={Introduction: At home in Asia? Place-making, belonging and citizenship in the Asian Century},
  author={Yiu Fai Chow and Sonja van Wichelen and Jeroen de Kloet},
  journal={International Journal of Cultural Studies},
  pages={243 - 256}
For the authors of this introduction, home is not always or only sweet home. For us, it is constructed with contradictions, ruptures and anxieties. Indeed, the world never fails to present us with ‘real’ people with ‘real’ issues of home. After ‘rescuing’ the idea of home from its two assumed arch-enemies ‘mobility’ and ‘urbanization’, we will proceed to formulate our appeal to reconceptualize ‘home’ and explicate why and how to do so. We have cited instances from Hong Kong, Beijing and Asia at… Expand
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