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Revista de Psicologia da UNESP

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PIVETA, Ruth Tainá Aparecida  and  MANSANO, Sonia Regina Vargas. Do as power: performance of psychology in the social assistance system. Rev. Psicol. UNESP [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.2, pp. 14-25. ISSN 1984-9044.

This article aims to investigate the universe of Social Assistance Politics, aiming to raise concerns about the insertion of psychologists in this field. Understanding the work of psychologist as eminently immaterial and affective, it is necessary to look more closely at the effects of this activity in relational life of these workers. So, think about such practices, raising our eyes to this professional, demanded the analysis of some conceptual tools able to promote a more contextualized, which was in addition to the existing requirements, taking into account the multiplicity of emotions experienced in everyday life and the political implication of professionals that this field demand.

Keywords : psychology; social assistance; immaterial labor; affection.

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