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Consuming Youth: Timorese in the Resistance Against Indonesian Occupation

Bexley, Angie; Tchailoro, N.R.


This article explores the role played by risk-seeking Timorese youth, known as the New Generation (Geraçao Foun), in the resistance movement against Indonesian occupation (1975-1999). It discusses the capture, regimentation and marginalisation of youthful radicalism by the national resistance movement. The paper looks at these processes of youth revolutionary involvement sympathetically though the memories of former participants in the clandestine struggle and is representative of a new...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 14.5 (2013): 405-422
DOI: 10.1080/14442213.2013.833289


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