Figuring the Future: Globalization and the Temporalities of Children and Youth (School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series)

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Figuring the Future looks at spatial relations and temporal dimensions of globalization in places such as California and Madagascar to address how and why youth seems so important to globalization.

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