Everyday Youth Cultures in the Gulf Peninsula: Changes and Challenges: Changes and Challenges

Emanuela Buscemi, Ildiko Kaposi

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Focusing on the struggles of youth in the Arabian Gulf to find their place in their encounters with modernity, Everyday Youth Cultures in the Gulf Peninsula explores how global forces are reshaping everyday cultural experiences in authoritarian societies.

A deeper understanding of Gulf youth emerges from reading about the everyday lives and struggles, opportunities, and contributions of youth who, in the process of developing their personal identities, are also incrementally transforming their societies and cultures. Based on ethnographic fieldwork in Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Qatar, the chapters bring fresh insight into Gulf youth microcultures from the ground and invite dialogue by engaging young local and foreign academics in the discussion.

In light of the general difficulties of accessing Gulf societies, the book’s nuanced, richly detailed depictions of everyday life can be of interest to academic research in Middle East studies, youth sociology, political science and anthropology, as well as to business and governmental decision-making.
Idioma originalEnglish
EditorialRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Organismo de puesta en servicioGulf Research Centre
ISBN (versión digital)ISBN 9781003048626
ISBN (versión impresa)ISBN 9780367500658
EstadoPublished - 2020

Serie de la publicación

NombreYouth, Young Adulthood and Society


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