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Eastern European Youth Cultures in a Global Context (Hardback)
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Eastern European Youth Cultures in a Global Context (Hardback)

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Hardback 374 Pages / Published: 20/12/2015
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The demise of state Socialisms caused radical social, cultural and economic changes in Eastern Europe. Since then, young people have been confronted with fundamental disruptions and transformations to their daily environment, while an unsettling, globalized world substantially reshapes local belongings and conventional values. In times of multiple instabilities and uncertainties, this volume argues, young people prefer to try to adjust to given circumstances than to adopt the behaviour of potential rebellious, adolescent role models, dissident counter-cultures or artistic breakings of taboo.

Eastern European Youth Cultures in a Global Context takes this situation as a starting point for an examination of generational change, cultural belongings, political activism and everyday practices of young people in different Eastern European countries from an interdisciplinary perspective. It argues that the conditions of global change not only call for a differentiated evaluation of youth cultures, but also for a revision of our understanding of 'youth' itself - in Eastern Europe and beyond.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137385123
Number of pages: 374
Weight: 5857 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2015


MEDIA REVIEWS

"This book is highly recommended for reading. It provides scholars with unique material. It gives food for thought. The target audiences consists not only of scholars in the field, but all interested in youth culture and those who interact with the youth on a frequent basis, such as teachers in both secondary and higher education." (Alla A. Sal'nikova, Jahrbucher fur Geschichte Osteuropas. jgo.e-reviews, Vol. 4, 2017)


"Claiming to expand recent 'research efforts to redefine Eastern Europe and to rethink youth' ... this hefty tome is comprised of eighteen chapters divided into four parts, following the editors' contextualizing Introduction. ... Each of the chapters and the book as a whole certainly contributes original material and important insights to the expanding field of youth studies." (Fran Markowitz, Slavic Review, 2017)

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