Bibliography Global Youth Viewpoints


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Aravind Adiga. The White Tiger. Free Press, 2008.

Uwem Akpan. Say You’re One of Them. Tells the fictional stories of five children from different African countries. Little, Brown and Company, 2008.

Ann Anagnost, Andrea Arai, and Hai Ren, eds. Global Futures in East Asia: Youth, Nation, and the New Economy in Uncertain Times. Stanford Univesity Press, 2013.

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Nadine Dolby & Fazal Rizvi, eds. Youth Moves: Identities and Education in Global Perspective. Routledge: NYC, 2008.

Adama and Naomi Doumbia. The Way of the Elders: West African Spirituality and Tradition. Llewellyn Worldwide: St. Paul, MN, 2004.

Lena Dunham. Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned.” Random House, 2014.

William Easterly. The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much ill and So Little Good. Penguin Books, 2006.

Hester Eisenstein. Feminism Seduced: How Global Elites Use Women’s Labor and Ideas to Exploit the World. Paradigm Publishers, 2009.

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Deborah Fallows. Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language. Walker & Co, 2010.

James Farrer. Opening Up: Youth Sex Culture and Market Reform in Shanghai. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 2002.

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Medard Gabel, ed. Designing A World That Works for All: How the Youth of the World are Creating Real-World Solutions for the UN Millennium Development Goals and Beyond. BigPictureSmall World, Media, PA, 2010.

Neal Gabler. Life: The Movie: How Entertainment Conquered Reality. Vintage, NYC, 2000.

John Gerzema and Michael D’Antonio. Spend Shift: How the Post-Crisis Values Revolution is Changing the Way We Buy, Sell, and Live. Jossey-Bass, 2011.

Judith Gibbons and Deborah Stiles. The Thoughts of Youth: An International Perspective on Adolescents’ Ideal Persons. Information Age Publishing: Greenwich, CN, 2004.

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Henry Giroux. Youth in Revolt: Reclaiming a Democratic Future. Paradigm Publishers, 2013.

Al Gore. The Future: Six Drivers of Social Change. Random House, 2013.

Eric Greenberg. Generation We: How Millennial Youth Are Taking Over American and Changing Our World Forever. Pachatusan: Emeryville, CA, 2008.

Mikki Halpin. It’s Your World—If You Don’t Like It, Change It; Activism for Teenagers. Simon and Schuster: NYC, 2004.

Anita Harris and Michelle Fine, eds. All About the Girl: Culture, Power, and Identity. Routledge, 2004.

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Linda Herrera and Asef Bayat, eds. Being Young and Muslim. Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Rebecca Huntley. The World According to Y: Inside the New Adult Generation. Allen & Unwin: NSW, Australia, 2006.

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Craig Jeffrey and Jane Dyson, eds. Telling Young Lives: Portraits of Global Youth. Temple University Press, Philidelphia, PA, 2008.

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William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. HarperCollins, 2009.

Cindi Katz. Growing Up Global: Economic Restructuring and Children’s Everyday Lives. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, 2004.

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Salman Khan. The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined. Twelve, Hachette Book Group, 2012.

Parag Khanna. How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance. NYC: Random House, 2011.

Michael Kimmel. Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men. HarperCollins: NYC, 2008.

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Fawzia Koofi. The Favored Daughter. Palgrave, 2012.

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Alfred A. Knopf: NYC, 2009.

Annie Leonard. The Story of Stuff. Free Press, 2010.

Barbara Lewis. The Teen Guide to Global Action. Free Spirit Publishing: Minneapolis, MN, 2008.

Ritty Lukose. Liberalization’s Children: Gender, Youth, and Consumer Citizenship in Globalizing India. Duke University Press, 2009.

Sunaina Maira and Elisabeth Soep, editors. Youthscapes: The Popular, the National, the Global. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.

Mike Males. The Scapegoat Generation: America’s War on Adolescents. Common Courage Press: Monroe, ME, 1996.

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Veronica Box Mansilla and Anthony Jackson. Educating for Global Competence. Asia Society and Council of Chief State School Officers, 2011.

Courtney Martin. Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists. Beacon Press, 2010.

Mavis McCovey and John Salter. Medicine Trails: A life in Many Worlds. Heyday Books, 2009.

Pankaj Mishra. Temptations of the West: How to be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond. Picador: NYC, 2006.Valentine Moghadam. Globalization and Social Movements: Islamism, Feminism, and the Global Justice Movement. Roman & Littlefield, 2009.

Elissa Moses. The $100 Billion Allowance: Accessing the Global Teen Market. John Wiley and Sons, NYC, 2000.

Bharati Mukherjee. Miss New India. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: NYC, 2011.

Nandan Nilekani. Imagining India: The Idea of a Renewed Nation. Penguin Press, 2009.

Pam Nilan and Carlos Feixa, eds. Global Youth? Hybrid Identities, Plural Worlds. Routledge: NYC, 2006.

Jacqueline Novogratz. The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World. Rodale Press, 2009.

David Ornstein. The Price of a Dream: The Story of the Grameen Bank. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK, 1996.

Richard Osmer and Kenda Creasy Dean, eds. Youth. Religion and Globalization. Transaction Publishers, 2007.

John Palfrey and Urs Gasser. Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives. Basic Books: NYC, 2008.

Laura Pedersen. Planes, Trains, and Auto-Richshaws. Fulcrum, 2012.

Linda Perlstein. Not Much Just Chillin’: The Hidden Lives of Middle Schoolers . Ballentine, 2004.

Hilary Anne Pilkington, Elena Omel’chenko, Mona Flynn, and Uliana Bliudina. Looking West? Cultural Globalization and Russian Youth Culture. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002.

Geraldine Pratt and Victoria Rosner, eds. The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time. Columbia University Press, 2012.

Clotaire Rapahille. The Culture Code. Broadway Books: NYC, 2006.

Thom and Jess Rainer. The Millennials: Connecting to American’s Largest Generation. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2011.

Paul Ray and Sherry Anderson. The Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People are Changing the World. Harmony Books, 2000.

James Marshall Reilly. Shake the World. NYC: Portfolio Hardcover, 2011.

Anuradha Roy. The Folded Earth. Free Press, 2011.

Jeffrey Sachs. The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. Penguin Press, 2005.

Rob Salkowitz. Young World Rising: How Youth, Technology, and Entrepreneurship are Changing the World from the Bottom Up. John Wiley & Sons, 2010.

Ziauddin Sardar and Borin Van Loon. Introducing Cultural Studies. Icon Books, Cambridge, UK, 2004.

Jon Savage. Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture. Penguin Group: NYC, 2007.

Young People Facing the Future: An International Survey. Fondation Pour L’Innovation Politique, directed by Anna Stellinger. An email survey of 17,000 people aged 16 to 29 in 17 countries in 2007. Download:

Timothy Shary and Alexandra Seibel. Youth Culture in Global Cinema. University of Texas Press, 2007.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. This Child Will Be Great. HarperCollins: NYC, 2009.

Tracey Skelton and Gill Valentine, eds. Cool Places: Geographies of Youth Cultures. Routledge: NYC, 1998.

Christian Smith, et. al. Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood. Oxford University Press, NYC: 2011.

Malidoma Some’. Ritual, Healing, and Community. Penguin, NYC, 1993.

Michael Stanat. China’s Generation Y. Homa & Sekey Books: Paramus, NY, 2006.

William Strauss & Neil Howe. Generations: The History of America’s Future. William Morrow, 1991.

Manfred Steger, Globalization: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2009.

Shirley Steinberg, et. al, eds. Contemporary Youth Culture: An International Encyclopedia, Vols. 1 & 2, Greenwood Press, 2006.

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco and Desirée Baolian Qin-Hiliard, eds. Globalization Culture and Education in the New Millennium. University of California Press: Berkeley, CA, 2004.

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, ed. Learning in the Global Era. University of California Press: Berkeley, CA, 2007.

Mayssoun Sukarieh and Stuart Tannock. Youth Rising? The Politics of Youth in the Global Economy. Routledge, 2015.

Nicholas Sullivan. You Can Hear Me Now: How Microloans and Cell Phones are Connecting the World’s Poor to the Global Economy. John Wiley & Sons, 2007.

Don Tapscott. Grown Up Digital. McGrawHill: NYC, 2009.

Isadora Tattlin. Cuba Diaries. Broadway Books, 2002.

TIME magazine editors, What is Occupy? Inside the Global Movement. TIME Books, 2011.

Marta Tineda and William Julius Wilson, eds. Youth in Cities: A Cross-National Perspective. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

James Tooley. The Beautiful Tree. Cato Institute: Washington DC, 2009.

Sherry Turkle. Alone Together. Basic Books, 2011.

Jean Twenge. Generation Me. Free Press: NYC, 2006.

Morley Winograd and Michael Hais. Millennial Momentum: How a New Generation is Remaking America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Laurens Van Der Post .A Story Like the Wind. Harvest Book, Harcourt, 1972. The novel’s sequel was A Far-Off Place, 1978

Tony Wagner. The Global Achievement Gap. Basic Books, 2008.

Karl Weber, ed. Waiting For Superman: How We Can Save America’s Failing Public Schools. Public Affairs: Washington DC, 2010.

Merredith Weiss and Edward Aspinall, editors. Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness. University of Minnesota Press, 2012.

Morley Winograd and Michael Hais, Millennial Makeover: MySpace, YouTube and the Future of American Politics. Rutgers University Press, 2008.

Yang Erce Namu and Christine Mathieu. Leaving Mother Lake: a Girlhood at the Edge of the World. New York: Little Brown & Company, 2004,

Muhammad Yunus. Banker to the Poor. Perseus Books: NYC, 2003.

Creating a World Without Poverty. Public Affairs: NYC, 2007,

A Global Connections series has around 20 books about teens in various countries, titled Teens in ____, published by Compass Point Books. Includes color illustrations.

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