International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Some Highlights in the Popular Clothes Market in Aprazível, Sobral-Ce
Ítalo Ramon Sales Silva, Luiz Antônio Araújo Gonçalves

This manuscript focus on some aspects related to the dynamics of the clothes street market in Aprazível (Sobral, CE), from the products to the labor sold and carried out. Together, they contribute to the discussion and debate on this productive activity that generates employment and income for the inhabitants of Aprazível. As a consequence, it influences the regional economy in the northwestern Ceará. The methodological procedures were the literature review and fieldwork, carried out at the beginning of 2020, which gathered information regarding the conditions of the clothes street market. The partial results of the work concluded that the Aprazível clothes street market has been going through the economic crisis faced in the whole country. Besides, it identified adaptations to the context of contemporary competition in the market.

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