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Liquid landscapes: Human-water interactions and water scarcity in Yanque, Peru


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Title: Liquid landscapes: Human-water interactions and water scarcity in Yanque, Peru
Authors: Brandshaug, Malene
E-mail: malene.brandshaug@gmail.com
Issue Date: 9-Jan-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Social Anthropology ; Institutionen för globala studier, socialantropologi
Date of Defence: 2020-02-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 februari 2020, kl.13.15 i sal 326, Annendalseminariet, Campus Linné Seminariegatan 1A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: water scarcity
human-water interactions
Peru
water management
more-than-human
entanglements
coloniality
Anthropocene
Abstract: In the farming district of Yanque in the Southern Peruvian Andes, everyday life revolves around acquiring enough water for irrigation. This thesis concerns water scarcity and focuses on a range of water management practices. Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted among small-scale farmers from January to December 2016, the core chapters of this thesis scrutinise how water is searched for in physical and bureaucratic landscapes; how it is captured in canals, reservoirs and fields; and how it i... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-774-3 (PRINT)
978-91-7833-775-0 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/62798
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