Conquistadores de la Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala City

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The first comprehensive, book-length study of its kind, Conquistadores de la Calle presents the findings of nearly two years of ethnographic research on the streets of Guatemala City, toppling conventional wisdom that the region's youth workers are solely victims, or that their labor situations are entirely the result of poverty and family breakdown. Documenting the voices and experiences of the city's working children, this fascinating study reveals counterintuitive motivations for those who choose to abandon schooling in ...

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Conquistadores de La Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala City
2008, University of Texas Press

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Conquistadores de la Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala City
2008, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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