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    Borrowing, dwelling, owing

    Bjering, Jens (2017) Borrowing, dwelling, owing. Home Cultures 14 (1), pp. 95-111. ISSN 1740-6315.

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    Abstract

    Taking the movie The Company Men (John Wells, 2010) as its starting point, the article attempts to think the condition of indebtedness in its connection with living in and with a home. Through readings of Martin Heidegger’s “Building Dwelling Thinking,” the article claims that the predicament of the indebted person and his or her house can be described as linked to a shift in the way we view houses, from “places of dwelling” to “standing-reserves.”

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): debt, Heidegger, popular culture, recession, dwelling, real estate
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Law
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2017 13:26
    Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 13:26
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/19437

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