Articles | Volume 73, issue 1
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07 Feb 2018
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Unbound emotional geographies of youth transitions

Kathrin Hörschelmann

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This paper makes the case for greater consideration of the ways in which young people experience and negotiate transitions in their everyday lives and across the life course emotionally. Based on qualitative research with young people from the German city of Leipzig, the paper analyses the emotional fallout of interpersonal conflict, especially in families, and makes tentative suggestions for responding to young people's unbound emotional geographies in social and educational policy.