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Trabajo Digno

    One of the key concepts in the movement of working children here in Peru is the idea of “trabajo digno.”  The movement argues that kids should be able to work, but, like everyone else, deserve to work in jobs that are fair, safe, and non-exploitative.  As this sign indicates, they argue that kids… Continue Reading Trabajo Digno

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Into the field

I’m back in Lima, with last summer’s data coded, lots of ideas rattling around in my head, and a new blog for writing about some of those thoughts as they start to come together.  Keep checking back for updates!

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About Jessica

Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at University of California at Santa Cruz. Ethnographer. Writes about childhood and youth, social movements, globalization, and gender.

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