Thank god, I'm back!: (Re)defining the nation as a homely place in relation to journeys abroad
Skey, M. 2011. Thank god, I'm back!: (Re)defining the nation as a homely place in relation to journeys abroad. Journal of Cultural Geography. 28 (2), pp. 233-252.
Growing individual mobility has been a key element in the re-evaluation of the links between (national) place and identity in what has been labelled a 'borderless world'. In this paper, an alternative perspective is provided by exploring the ways in which discussions around travel are used to redefine the nation as a bounded, familiar and homely place.
|Keywords||national identity; ontological security; globalisation|
|Journal||Journal of Cultural Geography|
|Journal citation||28 (2), pp. 233-252|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08873631.2011.583437|
|06 Jul 2011|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||02 Nov 2012|
|Copyright information||This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Journal of Cultural Geography Volume 28, Issue 2, 2011 [copyright Taylor & Francis], available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08873631.2011.583437|
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