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Hidden Heads of Households: Child Labor in Urban Northeast Brazil

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Book Description

In the cities of Northeast Brazil where 50 per cent of the population lives in poverty, children play a key role in the local economy-in their households, in formal jobs, and in the thriving informal sector (washing cars, shining shoes, scavenging for recyclables, etc.). Why children migrate to the city, how they negotiate their existence, and why they stay are just some of the questions... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of Toronto Press
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelAdult
# of Pages160
Publication Date05/01/2007
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About Mary Kenny (Author) : Mary Kenny is a published author of adult books. Published credits of Mary Kenny include Hidden Heads of the Households: Child Labor In Urban Northeast Brazil (Broadview Ethnographies & Case Studies U... more
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About Rae Bridgman (Series Editor) : Canadian author and illustrator of fantasy adventure books for kids. Visit my website at www.raebridgman.ca. You can also view three small films of my pen-and-ink illustrations at http://raebridgman.c... more
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