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The household worker in the Marília (SP) city: between the domestic service and the duty of employer

Grant number: 11/23336-9
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2012
Effective date (End): May 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Anthropology
Principal Investigator:Paulo Eduardo Teixeira
Grantee:Willians Alexandre Buesso da Silva
Host Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências (FFC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Marília. Marília , SP, Brazil


The trajectory of domestic workers has been the subject of several papers in the area of Social Sciences, with greater focus on its relationship to gender and racial issues. The experience of slavery left trace in social work as domestic employment. The purpose of this research is to study the issue of domestic employment under the eye of History and Anthropology in the city of Marilia (SP), so that the study of economic and social changes combined with anethnographic study of home environments to assess the relationship between employers and employees of the city, allowing to identify continuities and intermittency in the family project.

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