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The experience class of new and old metallurgical the ABC Paulista: the case of the workers of Volkswagen do Brazil (1995 - 2008)

Grant number: 08/02254-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2008
Effective date (End): July 31, 2010
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Sociology
Principal researcher:Giovanni Antonio Pinto Alves
Grantee:Alessandro de Moura
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências (FFC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Marília. Marília , SP, Brazil


The automotive industry ABC Paulista has gone through an intense process of restructuring productive in the last twenty years. We investigate the experience of social class and generational contrast in the proletariat metallurgical the ABC Paulista, seeking status compare salary, working conditions, perspective and consciousness-class workers "survivors" in the factories restructured in the 1990's, with the status wages, conditions of work, vision and awareness of the new class metallurgical hired in automotive factories in the decade of 2000. We will hold on to investigate workers and workers metal assembler of Volkswagen do Brasil S / A., one of the largest (and oldest) assemblers in the automotive industry of ABC Paulista.

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