By Yasmin Gunaratnam
Chapters of oral background and shut ethnographic remark, enriched by means of photos, take the reader into the submerged worlds of end-of-life care in hospices, hospitals and houses. whereas honouring singular lives and storytelling, Death and the Migrant explores the social, financial and cultural landscapes that encompass the migrant deathbed within the twenty-first century. the following, daily demanding situations - the fight to belong, relieve soreness, love good, and retain dignity and religion – offer a clean point of view on matters and debates concerning the vulnerability of the physique, transnationalism, care and hospitality.
mixing narrative money owed from loss of life humans and care execs with insights from philosophy and feminist and demanding race students, Yasmin Gunaratnam exhibits how the care of susceptible strangers checks the substance of a neighborhood. From a thorough new interpretation of the historical past of the modern hospice circulation and its 'total ache' technique, to the charting of the worldwide care chain and the affective and sensual calls for of intercultural care, Gunaratnam bargains a different viewpoint on how migration endows and replenishes nationwide cultures and care. faraway from being a marginal trouble, Death and the Migrant indicates that transnational demise is especially a lot a hindrance of our time, elevating questions and matters which are proper to all of us.
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Death and the Migrant: Bodies, Borders and Care by Yasmin Gunaratnam