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Antropologicheskij forum, 2018, no. 38

 

A Review of JESKO SCHMOLLER, ACHIEVING A CAREER, BECOMING A MASTER: ASPIRATIONS IN THE LIVES OF YOUNG UZBEK MEN. Berlin: Klaus Schwarz, 2014, 246 pp. (Studien zum Modernen Orient, 26).

Sophie Roche
University of Heidelberg
Karl Jaspers Center
2 Voßstraße, Heidelberg, Germany
sophie.roche()asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de

Abstract: The book “Achieving a Career, Becoming a Master” by Jesko Schmoller deals with middle class Uzbek men and their aspirations and actions to achieve a career. It uncovers the economic difficulties that young people in Uzbekistan have experienced since independence in 1991. The book is the result of long-term ethnographic research and analysis.

Keywords: middle class men, young people, Uzbekistan, work.

To cite: Roche S., ‘A Review of Jesko Schmoller, Achieving a Career, Becoming a Master: Aspirations in the Lives of Young Uzbek Men. Berlin: Klaus Schwarz, 2014, 246 pp. (Studien zum Modernen Orient, 26)’, Antropologicheskij forum, 2018, no. 38, pp. 222–228.

doi: 10.31250/1815-8870-2018-14-38-222-228

URL: http://anthropologie.kunstkamera.ru/files/pdf/038/roche.pdf