Becoming as freedom? Youth case studies in a changing Yemen.

Warick Smith

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

This thesis investigates the place and role of ‘freedom’ in the anthropological concept of ‘becoming’
by exploring longitudinal case studies of four young Yemenis living life in a context of conflict and
intense political, cultural and social change. The analysis of the impacts of education, modernity,
mobility, and globalisation on their lives, contributes new insights into the concept of becoming in
scholarship, but also provides glimpses into a unique period of history in Yemen through the eyes of
young people who lived through the Arab Spring movement
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Prout Quicke, Sarah, Supervisor
  • Yasmeen, Samina, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date17 Oct 2023
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2022

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