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Mundo agrario

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MARCONI SANTOS RUAS, Robertho; DINIZ GUERRA, Gutemberg Armando; CORREA FURTADO, Diego  and  SANTOS DE ASSIS, William. Pressures and oppositions against small family breeders of dairy cattle in theperi-urban area of Castanhal City (Pará, Brazil-Eastern Amazonia). Mundo agrar. [online]. 2014, vol.15, n.30. ISSN 1515-5994.

It is analyzed, in this paper, the conflicts involving a family of small dairy cattle breeders, faced with the opposition of society and restrictions imposed by the local authorities, against the livestock grazing on public lands in peri-urban zone of a medium-sized Amazonian city. The case study employed participant observation, interviews and document research. Despite the subordinate position occupied by the focused group in the credibility hierarchy of versions issued on the conflict, the group maintains a resistance conduct, based both in the need for sustenance, and in an attempt to preserve a way of life cherished by its members.

Keywords : Urban Agriculture; Social Resistance; Development Policy; Rural Activity; Family Livestock; Urban Ranching.

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