Time-Out in the Land of Apu
Childhoods, Bildungsmoratorium and the Middle Classes of Urban West Bengal
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Westdeutscher Verlag GmbH|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $59.99|
| Book Description: |
Within Childhood Research starkly different theoretical and empirical concerns characterize the global south-north divide. Hia Sen attempts to bridge the gap in Childhood Research which usually addresses childhoods differently according to their 'developing/developed', 'western/non-western' contexts, and finds its middle ground in the context of the urban middle classes in contemporary West Bengal. The author documents areas such as leisure practices and everyday lives of school...