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Makers and Breakers: Children and Youth in Postcolonial Africa Alcinda Honwana

Makers and Breakers: Children and Youth in Postcolonial Africa

Alcinda Honwana

Published July 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780852554340
Paperback
256 pages
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This book contributes to a theoretical, ethnographic and historical understanding of issues concerning children, youth, agency, locality, globalization and identity from the past to the postcolony and beyond. As such the authors strive to achieve aMoreThis book contributes to a theoretical, ethnographic and historical understanding of issues concerning children, youth, agency, locality, globalization and identity from the past to the postcolony and beyond. As such the authors strive to achieve a better insight into what lives in the hearts and minds of African youngsters. Contributors include: Alcinda Honwana, Filip De Boeck, Jean & John Comaroff, Mats Utas, Pamela Reynolds, Tshikala Biaya, Deborah Durham, Nicolas Argenti, Ibrahim Abdullah & Mamadou Diouf North America: Africa World Press- Senegal: Codesria