Por um olhar inverso: prismas e questões de pesquisa sobre a economia solidária

The Solidarity Economy constitutes, nowadays, a research theme whose expansion into Sociology's neighboring disciplines is clear and fruitful. In this context, in view of the new investigation alternatives brought about by the "Brazilian Solidarity EconomyNational Mapping", the article first discusses some work fronts that still deserve investigation and theoretical consolidation, within what the considered research agenda in working process. The article, then, questions the existing research pattern in this field, sustaining that its connections with the political praxis of the Solidarity Economy may result in avoiding problems and renouncing knowledge. Due to these findings, the article proposes bases for an investigative design with larger cognitive amplitude, especially regarding the recognition of the main impulsion factors of the Solidarity Economy and its irreducibility to the economic.

Self-management; Popular Economy; Reciprocity; Solidarity; Pierre Bourdieu

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