By Jennifer Cole, Deborah Durham
"This quantity illuminates how households and the groups during which they're enmeshed negotiate daily lives with the social, cultural, monetary, and political assets to be had to them. It offers an exceptional instance of ways anthropology issues to our figuring out of the modern international and its international restructuring." --Karen Tranberg Hansen, Northwestern University
Globalization isn't just a large-scale phenomenon: it's also inextricably sure up with intimate points of personhood, care, and the day-by-day judgements in which we make our lives. taking a look at sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, Mexico, the united states, Europe, India, and China, Generations and Globalization investigates the influence of globalization within the context of households, age teams, and intergenerational kinfolk. The members provide an cutting edge strategy that specializes in the altering dynamics among generations, instead of treating alterations in youth, early life, or outdated age as discrete different types. They argue that new economies and worldwide flows don't simply rework modern kin existence, yet are in vital methods formed and constituted through it.
Contributors are Jennifer Cole, Deborah Durham, Jessica Greenberg, Sarah Lamb, Julie Livingston, Roger journal, Andrea Muehlebach, Martha Areli Ramirez Sanchez, and T. E. Woronov.
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Generations and Globalization: Youth, Age, and Family in the New World Economy by Jennifer Cole, Deborah Durham