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Stuck : Rwandan Youth and the Struggle for Adulthood.

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Author/Creator:
Sommers, Marc.
Publication:
Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2012.
Series:
Studies in Security and International Affairs Ser.
Studies in Security and International Affairs Ser. ; v.25
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (310 pages)
Subjects:
Youth -- Rwanda.
Youth -- Rwanda -- Social conditions.
Youth -- Rwanda -- Economic conditions.
Youth and violence -- Rwanda.
Rwanda -- Social conditions.
Rwanda -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Young people are transforming the global landscape. As the human popu­lation today is younger and more urban than ever before, prospects for achieving adulthood dwindle while urban migration soars. Stuck demonstrates how the Central African nation of Rwanda provides a compelling setting for grasping new challenges to the world's youth.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
List of Illustrations
List of Boxes and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
PART I. INTRODUCTION: YOUTH VIEWS
Chapter One. Youth in Waithood
Chapter Two. Doing Research in Rwanda
PART II. FEAR OF FAILURE: RURAL YOUTH LIVES
Chapter Three. Living in a Vertical World: Rural Youth and the Government
Chapter Four. Low Horizons
Chapter Five. Striving for Adulthood
PART III. QUEST FOR CASH: URBAN YOUTH LIVES
Chapter Six. Desperation on the New Frontier: Urban Youth and the Government
Chapter Seven. An Inconstant Existence
Chapter Eight. Prostitution, AIDS, and Fatalism
PART IV. VISIONS AND REALITIES: RWANDA AND BEYOND
Chapter Nine. Stuck Youth
Appendix. Bet/Wager [Performance Contracts] on the Umudugudu Level
Notes
References
Index
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Bertsch, Gary.
Wiarda, Howard J.
Other format:
Print version: Sommers, Marc Stuck
ISBN:
9780820338927
9780820338903
OCLC:
775075458
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