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Highway wanderers and risks of wandering life

Grant number: 18/10161-5
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2018
Effective date (End): July 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Psychology - Social Psychology
Principal researcher:José Sterza Justo
Grantee:Alexandre Espósito
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Letras (FCL-ASSIS). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Assis. Assis , SP, Brazil


This doctorate degree project proposes to study about risk of highway wanderers on the roads. Highway wanderers are homeless that walks aimlessly on the roads. Among many types of migrations, this is called errant movement. During their travels, they face many types of risks because walks on roadsides, as for exemple example, risk of trampling, animals' attacks, and climatic conditions, among others risks of accidents. For do this project, we will go along roads and do interview with highway wanderers and use content analysis on material. (AU)

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