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Description - Coming of Age in Times of Crisis by Janise Hurtig

"Coming of Age in Times of Crisis" is an anthropological study of the intersecting roles of gender and schooling in the lives of rural Venezuelan youth as they make the transition to adulthood during times of national political and economic crisis. Strongly grounded in local detail while speaking to larger comparative issues and the crises that surround globalization, the study enables us to see how gender roles and social class are reproduced in a culture experiencing profound upheaval, and to see how rural Venezuelans have managed to reproduce and change their culture in these circumstances.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312293574
ISBN-10: 0312293577
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Janise Hurtig

JANISE HURTIG is a postdoctoral research associate at the Centre for Research on Women and Gender, University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.