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Decent work in Santo André : Results of a multi-method case study

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Werna, Edmundo
Published in Habitat International. 2008, vol. 32, no. 2, p. 172-179
Abstract This paper presents one of the case studies of the international applied research project “Promoting Decent Work in Construction and Related Services: the Key Role of Local Authorities”. An article in this special issue presents the aims, scope, methodology and rationale of this research project. The purpose of this article is to present the local employment situation in Santo André, using some indicators of the four key components of decent work. In this case study, quantitative data analysis included official statistics at both the national and local levels. In addition, qualitative information was collected by interviews with key actors of different institutions involved in the construction sector, namely staff of the Municipality of Santo André, workers’ unions and employers’ associations. The research also analysed the initiatives of the municipal authorities in Santo André to promote employment in the construction sector and related services. Special attention has been attributed to the Santo André Mais Igual (SAMI) programme, because it has been selected as an example of “best practice” for urban upgrading and social inclusion.
Keywords Decent workEmployment promotionConstruction sectorSocial inclusionSanto André
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PAREDES GIL, Mariana et al. Decent work in Santo André : Results of a multi-method case study. In: Habitat International, 2008, vol. 32, n° 2, p. 172-179. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:102662

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