Anthropological Perspectives on Student Futures

Youth and the Politics of Possibility

  • Amy  Stambach
  • Kathleen D. Hall

Part of the Anthropological Studies of Education book series (ASE)

About this book


This book examines diverse ways in which young people from around the world envision and prepare for their future education, careers, and families. The book features cutting-edge anthropological essays including ethnographic accounts of schooling in India, South Africa, the US, Bhutan, Tanzania, and Nigeria. Each chapter focuses on today’s generation of students and on students' use of education to create new possibilities for themselves. This volume will be of particular interest to practicing teachers and anthropologists and to readers who seek an ethnographic understanding of the world as seen through the eyes of students.


Ethnography Pedagogy School Youth Culture Politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Amy  Stambach
    • 1
  • Kathleen D. Hall
    • 2
  2. 2.University of Pennsylvania MediaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-54785-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-54786-6
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