The presentation focus the attention on some challenges for grassroots organizations of waste pickers, starting from an ethnographic study conducted in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In this context grassroots movements seem to recall ‘pre-industrial’ unionism, giving more options to waste pickers to improve their working conditions and their collective voice.

Coletto, D. (2016). A revival of ancient forms of collective representation? The case of waste pickers’ associations in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Intervento presentato a: ILERA European Congress, Milan, Faculty of Political Economic and Social Sciences. Università degli Studi di Milano.

A revival of ancient forms of collective representation? The case of waste pickers’ associations in Porto Alegre, Brazil

COLETTO, DIEGO
2016

Abstract

The presentation focus the attention on some challenges for grassroots organizations of waste pickers, starting from an ethnographic study conducted in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In this context grassroots movements seem to recall ‘pre-industrial’ unionism, giving more options to waste pickers to improve their working conditions and their collective voice.
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Informal economy; waste pickers; Union revitalization; Brazil
English
ILERA European Congress
Coletto, D. (2016). A revival of ancient forms of collective representation? The case of waste pickers’ associations in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Intervento presentato a: ILERA European Congress, Milan, Faculty of Political Economic and Social Sciences. Università degli Studi di Milano.
Coletto, D
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