Race, Place and Globalization
Youth Cultures in a Changing World
By (author) Anoop Nayak
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Race, Place and Globalization by Anoop Nayak
Book DescriptionWhat does it mean to be young in a changing world? How are migration, settlement and new urban cultures shaping young lives? And in particular, are race, place and class still meaningful to contemporary youth cultures? This path-breaking book shows how young people are responding differently to recent social, economic and cultural transformations. From the spirit of white localism deployed by de-industrialized football supporters, to the hybrid multicultural exchanges displayed by urban youth, young people are finding new ways of wrestling with questions of race and ethnicity. Through globalization is whiteness now being displaced by black culture -- in fashion, music and slang -- and if so, what impact is this having on race politics? Moreover, what happens to those people and places that are left behind by changes in late modernity? By developing a unique brand of spatial cultural studies, this book explores complex formations of race and class as they arise in the subtle textures of whiteness, respectability and youth subjectivity. This is the first book to look specifically at young ethnicities through the prism of local-global change. Eloquently written, its riveting ethnographic case studies and insider accounts will ensure that this book becomes a benchmark publication for writing on race in years to come.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781859736043
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Gender, Youth and Culture, Paperback (May 2013)
The question of how boys become men or how girls become women may seem simple, but the answers can be complex. This new edition draws upon rich examples from research, popular media, and global accounts, to explore how gender is produced, consumed, regulated and performed in young lives today.
Geographical Thought: An Introduction to Ideas in Human Geography, Paperback (June 2011)» View all books by Anoop Nayak
This is the first topical and genuinely accessible introduction to the area of geographical thought. A carefully selected pedagogical structure provides assistance and clarity to the content, enabling students to distinguish and engage with the key themes.
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Author Biography - Anoop Nayak
Anoop Nayak Lecturer in Social and Cultural Geography,University of Newcastle upon Tyne
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