Nicoletta Del Franco
Title Negotiating Adolescence in Rural Bangladesh: A Journey through School, Love and Marriage
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd. 2012
Seller ID 109518
Negotiating Adolescence in Rural Bangladesh interrogates the experience of being young and becoming adult in rural Bangladesh, in a context of profound processes of socio economic change. Throughout South Asia, new educational opportunities and an increase in the age at which girls and boys get married are opening new spaces for young people to live the passage to adulthood. This book documents and describes the everyday reality of this changing gendered transition for young people in a rural area of South West Bangladesh. It focuses on three main areas that are central to young people?s experience: those of college and student life, friendships and relationships with those of the same sex and across sexes, and marriage and the issues involved in the choice of a marriage partner. Contents Acknowledgements 1. Adolescence, Self and Social Relations 2. The Village and the Area: Livelihoods and Economic Relations 3. ?Let Life Go, Preserve Your Honour?: Hierarchy Status and Power in Tarapur 4. The Changing Transition to Adulthood and the Emergence of Adolescence 5. Being a College Student: New Social Spaces and New Forms of Consciousness 6. Living, Writing, Dreaming ?Love?: The Hidden (?) World of ?Lines? 7. Biye Dewa (To Give in Marriage) and Biye Kora (To Marry): Adolescent Girls? Experiences 8. Conclusions Glossary Bibliography Printed Pages: 290.
Negotiating Adolescence in Rural Bangladesh: A Journey through School, Love and Marriage Nicoletta Del Franco