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Everyday Life in Global Morocco - by Rachel Newcomb (Paperback)

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Following the story of one middle class family as they work, eat, love, and grow, Everyday Life in Global Morocco provides a moving and engaging exploration of how world issues impact lives. Rachel Newcomb shows how larger issues like gentrification, changing diets, and nontraditional approaches to marriage and fertility are changing what the everyday looks and feels like in Morocco. Newcomb’s close engagement with the Benjelloun family presents a broad range of responses to the multifaceted effects of globalization. The lived experience of the modern family is placed in contrast with the traditional expectation of how this family should operate. This juxtaposition encourages new ways of thinking about how modern the notion of globalization really is.

Number of Pages: 180
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Globalization
Series Title: Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
Author: Rachel Newcomb
Language: English
Street Date: September 25, 2017
TCIN: 52196371
UPC: 9780253031235
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-2708

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