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Children’s Instrumentality and Agency in Amazonia

Peluso, Daniela M. (2015) Children’s Instrumentality and Agency in Amazonia. Tipiti: Journal for the Society of Lowland South America, 13 (1). pp. 44-62. ISSN 1545-4703. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:45263)

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Abstract

Several scholars (Behar 1996, Fabian 1996, Marcus 1999, Marcus and Fischer 1986, Myerhoff

subjective bias, personal expectations and emotions, and unequal power relations inherent in

of the qualitative research methods that we champion. Perhaps it is for this reason

2002), as it falls on what is already considered “murky” ground – a soil still nurturing ongoing

subjective-objective experiences. In this article, I argue that, instead, it is precisely by incorporating

isolation, gains greater transparency allowing more consideration to be given to power relations

are inevitably embedded. As such, analyzing forms of knowledge that intimate field

of our theories and practices. By focusing on children’s instrumentality as a way to

parenting, children and childhood studies.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: Under Revision
Uncontrolled keywords: Amazonia, indigenous peoples, children, intimacy, agency, instrumentality, fieldwork
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: Daniela Peluso
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2014 22:23 UTC
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2020 19:29 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/45263 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Peluso, Daniela M.: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6276-3247
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