322.8 In search for respect: Youth's values on social conflicts and violence

Thursday, August 2, 2012: 1:33 PM
Faculty of Economics, TBA
César BARREIRA , Sociology, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Leonardo SÁ , Sociology, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
This paper aims to understand social uses of symbolic categories of respect, moral responsibility and consideration in the context of search for respect and recognition of the Youth of Ceará, State of Northeast of Brazil. The representations of adolescents and young students in public schools civil and military police and also on practices of factions of armed youths in a local community. Our reinterpretation of the place of moral sentiments in the set of social relations from the perspective of young people achieving Ceará, therefore the materials in this discussion are supported by a dual-field experience that correspond to two hits ethnographic articulated by the authors. Our fieldwork is based upon a survey in two schools and also about experiences of fieldwork within young people from neighborhoods of the city of Fortaleza.