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Sex and salvation : imagining the future in Madagascar

Author
Cole, Jennifer, 1966-
Title
Sex and salvation : imagining the future in Madagascar / Jennifer Cole.
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Description
xvi, 229 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Imagining the future: theorizing generational and historical change
  • Making modern life in Tamatave: shifting paths to social mobility
  • Disembedding and the humiliation of poverty
  • The changing social economy of the female life course
  • Jeunes: the future in the present
  • Finding Vazaha? Navigating the sexual economy
  • Other futures: women, suffering, and pentecostalism
  • How the future comes into the present.
Summary
As much of the intense political and social changes in Madagascar revolve around urban youth, who view themselves as avatars of modernity, this book argues that traditional social science offers inadequate theorizations of generational change and its contribution to broader cultural historical processes.
Kinsey subjects
Social conditions--Madagascar.
Young adult behavior--Madagascar.
Sex customs--Madagascar.
Women--Madagascar.
Social ethics--Madagascar.
Sex ethics--Madagascar.
ISBN
9780226113302 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226113319 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226113302 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226113310 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
186 C65 s4 2010
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute