Aqui estou, aqui faço o meu lugar: um estudo sobrepercepções e manejo do ambiente entre camponeses, nacomunidade de Barra do Pacuí, município de Ibiá ? MG

by dos Santos, Rodrigo Herles

Abstract (Summary)
The present research was developed in São Francisco middle region, in the city of Ibiaí, northof Minas gerais, having as ?locos empírico? the peasant community of Barra do Pacuí. Theapproach was conducted to investigate how, by being included in the rural world, the peasantof this community can realize, feel, represent and act about the environment in whitch theylive and work. To reach this objective, I made an methodological base using procedures andinstruments for data collection that brought me as close as I could of a qualitative approach,working in the participative observation practical perspective about the residents daily life,their work relations, or better saying, the Barra do Pacuí peasants way of life. Were made, acommunitarian census, free interviews and visual appointments of the observed facts, besidesa location map confection, drawing, diagrams and croqui of the studied area. In the theoreticalpoint of view, I treated concepts about the environmental question, the relationshipenvironment and space and, the symbolical and economical constitution of the traditionalcommunities. There were also included issues relating to technical and scientific influence incurrent geographical space configuration and their repercussion in the rural brazilian world,including the north of Minas Gerais. I call attention to the interlocution with João Guimarães,who was used to constitute between people, scenes and scenarios, the space of the sertão andthe transformations that the region has been passing by in consequence of the State politicalactions since the decade of 1970, specially SUDENE?s action. Finally I did an communityethnographical analysis, that allowed me characterize their way of life and ways of handlinglocal environment. Detaching, internal geographical aspects and how, on terms of the peasanteconomical production, was established in the common uses of the territory a policulturasystem, including fishing activity, to extract the ?minimos vitais? that can guaranty theirpolitical, economical and cultural reproduction.
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Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Luciene Rodrigues; Samuel do Carmo Lima; Carlos Rodrigues Brandão

School:Universidade Federal de Uberlândia

School Location:Brazil

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:Nature Peasant Environmental handling Tradition


Date of Publication:06/26/2008

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