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Young People’s Daily Mobilities in Sub-Saharan Africa : Moving Young Lives (Hardcover) (Gina

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This book explores the daily mobilities and immobilities of children and young people in sub-Saharan Africa. The authors draw on findings from rural and urban field research extending over many years, culminating in a 24-site study across three African countries: Ghana, Malawi, and South Africa. Wider reflections on gender, relationality, the politics of mobility, and field methodology frame the study. By bringing together diverse strands of a complex daily mobilities picture—from journeys for education, work, play/leisure and health, to associated experiences of different transport modes, road safety, and the virtual mobility now afforded by mobile phones—the book helps fill a knowledge gap with crucial significance for development policy and practice. 

Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Social Science, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Anthropology / General, General
Series Title: Anthropology, Change, and Development
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Gina Porter & Kate Hampshire & Albert Abane & Alister Munthali & Elsbeth Robson
Language: English
Street Date: November 28, 2016
TCIN: 51279034
UPC: 9781137454300
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-4367
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