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Teen Life in Africa
     

Teen Life in Africa

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by Toyin Falola, Richard M. Lerner, Jeffrey S. Kaplan (Editor)
 

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Thanks to its population growth rate, Africa has one of the highest numbers of teenagers in the world. Africa is a vast continent with 52 countries, thousands of languages and peoples, numerous religions, and a diverse landscape, but the teen life—covered here in 15 representative countries—still has basic commonalities. African teens can go to school,

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Thanks to its population growth rate, Africa has one of the highest numbers of teenagers in the world. Africa is a vast continent with 52 countries, thousands of languages and peoples, numerous religions, and a diverse landscape, but the teen life—covered here in 15 representative countries—still has basic commonalities. African teens can go to school, tend animal herds, serve as farm help, or learn a trade; they belong to large family networks and participate in communal activities; they enjoy sports and hanging out with friends; and they mix modern and Western influences, such as fashion, with more traditional values. This book explores the lives, cultures, and opportunities of African teens, offering students and general readers a substantial understanding of this important group.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313321948
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Series:
Teen Life around the World Series
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

TOYIN FALOLA is the Frances Higginbothom Nalle Centennial Professor in History at the University of Texas, Austin.

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Teen Life in Africa 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing and differnt from what I expected.
TayRe More than 1 year ago
Too much money