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By Jenny Huberman

Jenny Huberman offers an ethnographic learn of encounters among western travelers and the youngsters who paintings as unlicensed peddlers and publications alongside the riverfront urban of Banaras, India. She examines how and why those teenagers elicit such strong reactions from western travelers and locals of their neighborhood in addition to how the youngsters themselves adventure their paintings and render it meaningful.

Ambivalent Encounters brings jointly scholarship at the anthropology of early life, tourism, intake, and alternate to invite why kids turn out to be gadgets of the overseas vacationer gaze; what position they play in representing socio-economic switch; how youngsters are valued and devalued; why they elicit anxieties, fantasies, and debates; and what those vacationer encounters educate us extra quite often in regards to the nature of human interplay. It examines the function of gender in mediating reports of social change—girls are praised via locals for partaking constructively in the casual vacationer financial system whereas boys are accused of deviant habit. Huberman is both within the children’s and adults’ views; her personal stories as a western customer and researcher supply an fascinating access into her interpretations.

           

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