Telling Young Lives: Portraits of Global Youth

Telling Young Lives: Portraits of Global Youth

By: Craig Jeffrey (editor), Jane Dyson (editor)Hardback

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Examines the changing political and social strategies of contemporary young people around the globe

About Author

Craig Jeffrey is Associate Professor in Geography and International Studies, University of Washington. He is the co-author (with Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery) of Degrees Without Freedom? Education, Masculinities and Unemployment in North India. Jane Dyson is Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.


Foreword Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Saka: Growing Up in the Indian Himalayas 3. "All My Life, I've Bounced Around": A Portrait of Blacc 4. Vusi Majola: "Walking Until the Shoes Is Finsihed" 5. Young, White, Male, and Working Class: A Portrait of Richard 6. Young, Male, Scottish, and Muslim: A Portrait of Kabir 7. Politics, Lifestyle, and Identity: The Story of Sven, Eastern Germany 8. "Each and Every Single Story About Me...There's Like a Huge Twist to It": Growing Up at Risk in the United States -A A Portrait of Mike 9. Zilho's Journeys: Displacement and Return in Bosnia-Herzegovina 10. Rocks: A Portrait of Mohammed 11. From Footballs to Fixer: Suresh and the New Politicians in North India 12. Telling Nala's Story: Negotiating the Global Agendas and Local Politics of Maasai Development in Tanzania 13. Darkest Whiteness: Race, Class, and Culture in Global Times: A Portrait of Helena 14. Young, Deaf, and Lesbian: A Portrait of Susannah 15. Afterword: Global Portraits and Local Snapshots About the Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592139309
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781592139309
  • ISBN10: 1592139302

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