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Super Girls, Gangstas, Freeters, and Xenomaniacs: Gender and Modernity in Global Youth Cultures

edited by Susan Dewey and Karen J. Brison
Format
Book
Published
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Gender and globalization
ISBN
9780815632740 (hbk. : alk. paper), 0815632746 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Mobile phones and the "commercialization" of relationships : expressions of masculinity in southern Mozambique / Julie Soleil Archambault
  • Claiming youth, the modern feminine self, and womanhood in northern Namibia / Sayumi Yamakawa
  • Still a child? Liminality and the construction of youthful masculinities in Japan / Emma E. Cook
  • Gendered modernities among rual indigenous Fijian children / Karen J. Brison
  • Androgynous beauty, virtual sisterhood : stardom, fandom, and Chinese talent shows under globalization / Hui Faye Xiao
  • Teenage girls and global television : performing the "new" Hindi film song / Shikha Jhingan
  • Xenomania : globalized and gendered discourses of the nation in Cyprus / Miranda Christou
  • Children as barometers of social decay : perceptions of sex tourism in Goa, India / Susan Dewey and Lindi Conover
  • Negotiating agency : local youth activism in Aotearoa-New Zealand / Fiona Beals and Bronwyn Wood
  • Imagining Papua New Guinean cultural modernities in urban Australia : youth, cultural schools, and informal education / Jacquelyn A. Lewis-Harris
  • Islanders among a sea of gangs : diasporic masculinities and gang culture among Tongan American youth / Joseph Esser.
Description
x, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-281) and index.
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