Ethnographies of Youth and Temporality: Time Objectified (BOK)

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As we experience and manipulate time - be it as boredom or impatience - it becomes an object: something materialized and social, something that affects perception, or something that may motivate reconsideration and change. The editors and contributors to this important new book, Ethnographies of Youth and Temporality, have provided a diverse collection of ethnographic studies and theoretical explorations of youth experiencing time in a variety of contemporary socio-cultural settings. The essays in this volume focus on time as an external and often troubling factor in young people's lives, and shows how emotional unrest and violence but also creativity and hope are responses to troubling times. The chapters discuss notions of time and its and its "objectification" in diverse locales including the Georgian Republic, Brazil, Denmark and Uganda. Based on long-term ethnographic fieldwork, the essays in Ethnographies of Youth and Temporality use youth as a prism to understand time and its subjective experience.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forlag
Marston Book DMARSTO Orphans
ISBN 9781439910665 Antall sider 206
Dimensjoner 15,5cm x 23,1cm x 1,8cm Vekt 417 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Anne Line Dalsgard, Martin Frederiksen, Susanne Hojlund
Emner og form Social & cultural anthropology, ethnography, Age groups: adolescents

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