A'wna

Simaan, J. (2018) A'wna. Dark Mountain, 14. 142 -151. (In Press)

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Abstract

In this paper I reflect on my personal journey when undertaking field work that explored olive growing as a daily activity in Palestine, and what this process had taught me about myself, my family history and my homeland.

Belonging as a theme, which was generated from analysing the data, will be explored in relation to the notion of A’wna - a local Palestinian moral code that enabled solidarity and collaboration between humans and their surroundings, their heritage and other human communities (local and international).

I conclude with some thoughts on the meanings of this notion and praxis to me and to the readers.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AP Periodicals
A General Works > AS Academies and learned societies (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science
P Language and Literature
P Language and Literature > PE English
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Wellbeing > School of Allied Health Professions
Depositing User: Mr Juman Simaan
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2018 14:40
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2018 14:45
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/17670

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