Susan Dewey is assistant professor of gender and women's studies at the University of Wyoming. She is the author of several books, including Making Miss India Miss World: Constructing Gender, Power, and the Nation in Postliberalization India. Karen J. Brison is professor of anthropology at Union College. She is the author of Just Talk: Gossip, Meetings, and Power in a Papua New Guinea Village and Our Wealth Is Loving Each Other: Self and Society in Fiji.
From Chinese idol shows to Tongan-American youth gangs, this volume
brings together a startling diversity of current research on global
youth cultures and gender politics. The studies collected here are
both good research and good reading.--Geoffrey M. White, author of
Identity Through History: Living Stories in a Solomon Islands
In beautifully crafted ethnographic detail, this collection of chapters explores how young women and young men in diverse societies negotiate a place for themselves, suspended between the present and the future, at once of the global and of the local.--Niko Besnier, author of On the Edge of the Global: Modern Anxieties in a Pacific Island Nation
This remarkable and timely collection of essays explores how modern youth around the world are forging new identities and communities in the midst of rapidly changing economic, communication, and media environments.--Ian Condry, author of Hip-Hop Japan: Rap and the Paths of Cultural Globalization