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    DescriptionIn this rich and insightful collection of essays, leading anthropologist Ghassan Hage brings together academics across political science, philosophy, anthropology and sociology for an examination into the experience of waiting. What is it to wait? What do we wait for? And how is waiting connected to the social worlds in which we live? From Beckett's darkly comic play Waiting for Godot, to the perpetual waiting of refugees to return home or to moments of intense anticipation such as falling in love or the birth of a baby, there are many ways in which we wait. This compelling collection of essays suggests that this experience is among the essential conditions that make us human and connect us to others.


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    Title
    Waiting
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Ghassan Hage
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 139 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 309 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780522856934
    ISBN 10: 0522856934
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DQ, DNF, DN
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000, LCO000000
    Thema V1.0: DNT, DNL
    Publisher
    Melbourne University Press
    Imprint name
    Academic Monographs
    Publication date
    15 July 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Melbourne
    Author Information
    Ghassan Hage is Future Generation Professor of Anthropology and Social Theory at the University of Melbourne. He has held many visiting professorships around the world including at Harvard and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He is the author of many publications on the comparative anthropology of nationalism, migration and inter-cultural relations.