Children and young people living through the monsoon: watery entanglements and fluid inequalities

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Abstract

This paper focuses on everyday watery relations; children and young people’s fluid, messy, affective encounters with the rainy season in India. We attend to the rhythms, depths, capacities and flows of water and argue that a more nuanced understanding of watery entanglements is needed in the context of fluid inequality. Through in-depth, ethnographic research with children and young people, we offer new ways of thinking about watery relations and inequality attending to the material-social-spatial–temporal complexities of living with the monsoon.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)732-747
Number of pages16
JournalChildren's Geographies
Volume17
Issue number6
Early online date5 Aug 2019
Publication statusPublished - 2 Nov 2019

Keywords

  • India, Water, entanglement, inequality, monsoon, young people