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›Opening up La Chance‹. (Un)certainty among University Graduates in Bamako, Mali
Book Item (Buchkapitel, Lexikonartikel, jur. Kommentierung, Beiträge in Sammelbänden)
ID 4248891
Author(s) Ludwig, Susann
Author(s) at UniBasel Fuchs, Andrea
Ludwig, Susann
Year 2017
Title ›Opening up La Chance‹. (Un)certainty among University Graduates in Bamako, Mali
Editor(s) Steuer, Noemi; Engeler, Michelle; Macamo, Elisio
Book title Dealing with Elusive Futures. University Graduates in Urban Africa
Publisher Transcript
Place of publication Bielefeld
Pages 69-91
ISSN/ISBN 978-3-8376-3949-0 ; 978-3-8394-3949-4
Series title Kultur und soziale Praxis
Keywords Future, Africa, Youth, University, Uncertainty, Education, Ethnology, Educational Research
Abstract The time to come – as well as the exploration thereof – remains elusive for social actors and social scientists alike. The contributors accept the challenge to depict young men and women's future-creating activities in urban contexts of sub-Saharan Africa. Very consciously, they study young graduates having obtained a university degree and provide a vivid picture of their strategies to socially grow older by doing adulthood in contexts of great uncertainty. The examples include Burkina Faso, Guinea, Ethiopia, Mali and Tanzania, visually enriched through pictures taken by young Malian photographers.
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