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Sex and salvation [electronic resource] : imagining the future in Madagascar / Jennifer Cole.

Author/Creator:
Cole, Jennifer, 1966-
Publication:
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (246 p.)
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Subjects:
Urban youth -- Madagascar -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Sex customs -- Madagascar.
Women -- Madagascar -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Madagascar -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As much of the intense political and social changes in Madagascar revolve around urban youth, who view themselves as avatars of modernity, this book argues that traditional social science offers inadequate theorizations of generational change and its contribution to broader cultural historical processes.
Contents:
Imagining the future: theorizing generational and historical change
Making modern life in Tamatave: shifting paths to social mobility
Disembedding and the humiliation of poverty
The changing social economy of the female life course
Jeunes: the future in the present
Finding Vazaha? Navigating the sexual economy
Other futures: women, suffering, and pentecostalism
How the future comes into the present.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-05814-6
9786613058140
0-226-11332-9
OCLC:
695993887
Publisher Number:
10.7208/9780226113326 doi