Reordena��es da casa no contexto migrat�rio de Governador Valadares, Brasil

Igor Jos� de Ren� Machado
February 2010
Etnogr�fica: Revista do Centro de Estudos de Antropologia Soci;fev2010, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
This paper intends to investigate the new patterns of relatedness constructed in the migratory context. The place chosen for such enterprise is the Brazilian region of Governor Valadares, known as a center of international emigration. It aims to understand how the family relations are reconstructed during the absence of the migrants, through three basic axles: 1) the project of production of the house, through the sending of remittances and the constitution of other forms of co-substantiality; 2) the care with the children who remain in Brazil and the circulation of children in transnational space; and, finally, 3) the relation between couples divided by the distance.


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