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REMHU: Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana

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FREITAS, Patrícia Tavares de. Family life and labor of young migrants in the industry of confection. REMHU, Rev. Interdiscip. Mobil. Hum. [online]. 2014, vol.22, n.42, pp.231-246. ISSN 1980-8585.

This article addresses the social paths of young Bolivians who at some point in their lives migrated to work in the small sewing shops of their countrymen in the cities of São Paulo, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Based on the doctoral research titled "Sewing Project", the analysis seeks to address the various meanings attributed to the role of family in the young Bolivians' forms of integration, circulation and departure from this labor in the cities of destination and in Bolivia.

Keywords : bolivian migration; youth; clothing industry; work.

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