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Author Roche, Sophie.

Title Domesticating youth : youth bulges and its socio-political implications in Tajikistan / Sophie Roche
Published New York : Berghahn, 2016
©2016
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 271 pages)
Series Integration and conflict studies ; volume 8
Integration and conflict studies ; v. 8
Contents Title page; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; Foreword The Construction of Life Phases and Some Facts of Life; Acknowledgements; Notes on Transliteration and Usage; Introduction Youth (Bulges) and Conflict; Chapter 1 Placing the Field Sites in Their Context; Chapter 2 'Why Didn't You Take a Side?'; Chapter 3 'Siblings Are as Different as the Five Fingers of a Hand'; Chapter 4 'The Gift of Youth'; Chapter 5 'The Only Thing in Life that Makes You Feel Like a King'; Chapter 6 'Youth Are Our Future'; Conclusion The Dynamics of Youth Bulges as a Question of Domestication; Appendix; Glossary
Summary Most of the Muslim societies of the world have entered a demographic transition from high to low fertility, and this process is accompanied by an increase in youth vis-à-vis other age groups. Political scientists and historians have debated whether such a "youth bulge" increases the potential for conflict or whether it represents a chance to accumulate wealth and push forward social and technological developments. This book introduces the discussion about youth bulge into social anthropology. Tajikistan, a post-Soviet country that experienced civil war in the 1990s, is in the middle of such
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Subject Age distribution (Demography) -- Tajikistan.
Youth -- Tajikistan -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1782382631 (electronic bk.)
9781782382638 (electronic bk.)
(paperback)