The role of charity in times of crisis, an ethnographic approach

Título traducido de la contribución: El rol de la beneficencia en tiempos de crisis, un enfoque etnográfico

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Resumen

In the Mediterranean context, the family is the mainstay on which the members composing it are sustained. However, in situations such as the economic crisis that occurred between 2008-2014, the support capacity can become overwhelmed. In this article, researchers from the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology evaluate the role of charities in times when the increase in poverty and social exclusion threatens broad layers of society. The study shows the activation of cultural mechanisms that originate ties (or symbolic families) between social workers (or volunteers) and beneficiaries. Connections that possibly disappear when users leave the program.
Título traducido de la contribuciónEl rol de la beneficencia en tiempos de crisis, un enfoque etnográfico
Idioma originalInglés
PublicaciónUAB divulga
EstadoPublicada - 24 feb 2021

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