'Time-Out' in the Land of Apu: Childhoods, Bildungsmoratorium and the Middle Classes of Urban West Bengal

'Time-Out' in the Land of Apu: Childhoods, Bildungsmoratorium and the Middle Classes of Urban West Bengal

by Hia Sen

Paperback(2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783658022228
Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
Publication date: 07/16/2013
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Dr. Hia Sen studied sociology in Kolkata and New Delhi and completed her doctoral thesis at the University of Freiburg, Germany. She is an Assistant Professor of sociology at Presidency University, Kolkata, India.

Table of Contents

Childhoods and Social Inequalities.- Sentiment, Middle Classes, and a Culture of Childhood in Bengal.- Talking to Children, and Talking about Childhoods.- The Bhadralok Culture and the Ethos of Education in Bengal.- Leisure Culture and Space.- Class, Gender, and Generation in Children’s Culture.

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