Cover

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Title Page, Copyright

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Contents

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pp. v-viii

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Preface

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pp. ix-xxvi

In his 1993 book Moving the Centre, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o describes racism as “a conscious ideology of imperialism” (117) that “often wages its offensive in print between hardcovers, magazines and newspapers long before it is imprinted on the general consciousness as the basis of personal and institutional practices” (126). I want to bracket the question raised by that claim of...

Acknowledgments

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pp. xxvii-xxviii

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1. Displacement of Persons/Forced Migration/Ideosomatic Dysregulation

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pp. 1-83

The German-born Norwegian psychotherapist Stefi Pedersen (1908–80), herself twice a refugee from Nazi Germany (she fled Berlin to Oslo in 1933 and took Norwegian citizenship, and then fled Nazi-occupied Norway to Sweden in 1943), writes in her 1949 article “Psychopathological Reactions to Extreme Social Displacements ‘(Refugee Neuroses)’” of World War II refugees displaced...

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2. Displacement of Cultures/(De)Colonization/Ideosomatic Counterregulation

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pp. 84-174

To the extent that postcolonial studies may be said to have a “center” or “core,” this is it: the study of colonization and decolonization. By comparison, refugee studies is marginal, centrifugal, ancillary, supplementary, shunted out of the realm of the paradigmatic colonial encounter into the borderlands or hinterlands of postcoloniality, and therefore far more attractive to poststructuralist...

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3. Displacement of Time/Intergenerational Trauma/Paleosomatic Regulation

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pp. 175-218

We have explored the dysregulatory effects of refugee trauma and the counterregulatory effects of colonization; it remains now to examine the paleoregulatory effects of both refugee trauma and various severely traumatizing colonial practices (genocide, enslavement, cultural subjugation) on later generations. Let’s begin by looking back at the passage from Nietzsche’s...

Glossary

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pp. 219-222

Notes

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pp. 223-238

Works Cited

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pp. 239-251

Index

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pp. 252-259

Back Cover

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