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Belonging – Zugehörigkeit und Eigentum

Eine prekäre Verbindung

Kimmich, Dorothee

Zeitschrift für Kulturphilosophie, Bd. 2021 (2021), Iss. 2: S. 12–25

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Kimmich, Dorothee


»Belonging« is usually discussed in the context of social participation. However, the English »belonging« also associates – similar to the German word ›zugehörig‹– the aspect of possession and property: it is also about »belongings«. In the following, various examples from religion, politics, literature, and film will be used to discuss the narratives that intertwine social belonging and material possession and reveal as well as conceal their (neo)mythical connection.