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The Resource An uncertain age : the politics of manhood in Kenya, Paul Ocobock

An uncertain age : the politics of manhood in Kenya, Paul Ocobock

Label
An uncertain age : the politics of manhood in Kenya
Title
An uncertain age
Title remainder
the politics of manhood in Kenya
Statement of responsibility
Paul Ocobock
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ocobock, Paul
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New African histories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Masculinity
  • Young men
  • Conflict of generations
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
Label
An uncertain age : the politics of manhood in Kenya, Paul Ocobock
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An "arbitrary line" : male initiation and colonial authority -- "I wanted to make something of myself" : migration, wage labor, and earning an age -- "I saw a paradise" : growing up on the streets of a colonial city -- "The old way ... the only way" : corporal punishment and a community of disciplinarians -- "Jaili Watoto," the children's jail : reforming the young male offender -- "In the past, the country belonged to the young men" : freedom fighting at an uncertain age -- "We're the Wamumu boys" : defeating Mau Mau, creating youth at the end of empire -- "An army without guns" : the National Youth Service and age in Kenyatta's Kenya
Control code
ocn969197512
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 356 pages
Isbn
9780821422649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)969197512
Label
An uncertain age : the politics of manhood in Kenya, Paul Ocobock
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An "arbitrary line" : male initiation and colonial authority -- "I wanted to make something of myself" : migration, wage labor, and earning an age -- "I saw a paradise" : growing up on the streets of a colonial city -- "The old way ... the only way" : corporal punishment and a community of disciplinarians -- "Jaili Watoto," the children's jail : reforming the young male offender -- "In the past, the country belonged to the young men" : freedom fighting at an uncertain age -- "We're the Wamumu boys" : defeating Mau Mau, creating youth at the end of empire -- "An army without guns" : the National Youth Service and age in Kenyatta's Kenya
Control code
ocn969197512
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 356 pages
Isbn
9780821422649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)969197512

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