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Fetch! Go away! Sit! - Feeling at home in contemporary Sweden

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Abstract:

This article analyses Natan against the background of an increasingly mobile world where social relations and practices have become disembedded and social capital decreases. Natan outlines an inability to feel at home in modern society, and counters this experience by restoring a nostalgic home for a seemingly homeless man.

Keywords: Sweden; embeddedness; home; modernity; nostalgia; work

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/sfs.3.1.53_1

Affiliations: Lund University

Publication date: 2012-08-09

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