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By Sylvia Duarte Dantas Debiaggi

DeBiaggi makes a speciality of fresh Brazilian immigrant households. There are over 600,000 Brazilians within the united states, the bulk in metropolitan long island (230,000) and Boston (150.000). Drawing at the tools of cross-cultural and gender reviews, DeBiaggi interviewed 50 Brazilian households, husbands and other halves, in Boston. utilizing quantitative and qualitative facts, she stumbled on that immigration to the U.S. affected either the husband's and the wife's gender roles in addition to their dating. Coming from a extra patriarchal society, Brazilian households face alterations of their attitudes in the direction of girls and of their department of loved ones exertions and childcare. In flip, those adjustments impact how chuffed husbands and better halves are of their marriage. eventually, the learn shows the significance of women's rights to the advance of fairer and extra egalitarian relationships.

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S. The social class and educational differences of Brazilians in Boston from that of Brazilians in New York indicated by Margolis (1994) are once more confirmed. S. A great proportion of the Brazilians in Boston used to work in the service sector in Brazil. S. the service sector was also an area of concentration, especially housecleaning. S. has greatly increased in recent years as the former full-time, housewife-mother 18 Changing Gender Roles entered the job market to sustain a middle-class standard of living.

Moreover, many middle-class professionals in Brazil were either unable to find a job in the field of their training or even if employed, received salaries so low they were forced to hold two or three jobs in order to meet their needs. A middle-class standard of living was, and continues to be, increasingly difficult to sustain. 20 Changing Gender Roles The search for a better future for the next generation constitutes another motivational factor linked to economics. Brazilians no longer see the possibility of providing good quality education for their children in their own country.

Unlike on the East Coast, in San Francisco the majority of Brazilians, according to consulate data, come from the state of Goiás in mid-western Brazil. The author indicates that in spite of their regional background, Brazilian’s cultural manifestations in San Francisco express well-known national symbols. S. The social class and educational differences of Brazilians in Boston from that of Brazilians in New York indicated by Margolis (1994) are once more confirmed. S. A great proportion of the Brazilians in Boston used to work in the service sector in Brazil.

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