Category: Human Sciences

Online psychodrama: a new stage for post-pandemic challenges

How the multidimensionality provided by the virtual environment expands the horizons of psychodrama by overcoming the physical barriers of the “here and now”, allowing the reality of each individual acting on the digital stage to interfere in the protagonist’s work in a beneficial way, opening space to deepen the therapeutic experience. Read More →

LATCH tool in care planning for breastfeeding women

The LATCH assessment tool helps the health team to measure the difficulties with the breastfeeding technique during hospitalization. While following 162 mother-child on exclusive breastfeeding, we sought to analyze women’s difficulties related to the breastfeeding technique by using the LATCH charting system during maternity stay. Read More →

Where there is urban violence, is there also school violence?

Different social classes don’t experience violence in urban spaces the same way – the wealthier tend to feel fewer effects of it. Discussions about school violence in teacher-education courses can contribute to improving conditions of socially vulnerable students. Read More →

Paulo Freire and the education of working people

In the centennial year of Paulo Freire, this research presents encounters and re-encounters with the Freirean referential, by reflecting on experiences of several educational practices with working people, initially experienced in popular movements and which reach the public school. As one of the results, the meanings produced by these practices, or rather, by taking them back as educational praxis, it was possible to perceive the path of re-signification of the struggle for youth and adult literacy, which was reconstituted as the defense of public schooling for workers. Read More →

Language Sciences and Discourses about the Pandemic: the Question of Ethics

What can teach racist and homophobic graffiti on a school wall?

What makes someone feel entitled to set a thought that distinguishes and separates subjects on a wall of a public school? Starting from racist and homophobic graffiti, the study discusses the plays of power and knowledge that define and separate the lives that are worthy of being lived from those that will not be taken as lives. Read More →

Paulo Freire’s legacy for Brazilian education and his time at Unicamp and CEDES

Lately, Freire’s presence along the educational debate not only helps our way of understanding the social and political context in which we have been living, but mostly allows us to “esperançar”: hope and act out to and for a better world. Contextualized in Paulo Freire’s centenary and part of a celebratory session that deservedly honors our Brazilian education patron, two papers are highlighted that allow us to understand the author’s arrival in Brazil after his exile, his important and troubled stay at Unicamp, and his legacy that was registered in different researchers’ studies. Read More →

Violence in Costa Rica: an eminently urban phenomenon

The degree of urban development in Costa Rica plays a key role in explaining homicide rates, once we have controlled for a wide range of explanatory variables. This effect is progressive. The relationship between violence and urban concentration is not observed in offenses other than homicide. Read More →

Hyperbureaucratic impacts of digital education management machines

Given the promises of reducing bureaucracy in education, the relevance of rational and informational authority, served by information technologies and digital control instruments, is admitted. Machines for managing education will tend to produce education as much more irrational in substantive terms as more rational in formal terms, which may result in dehumanized education. Read More →

How will the work of teachers be carried out after the COVID-19 pandemic?

The study draws attention to the need for profound changes in education and pedagogical work. After the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers will be more important than ever, but the teaching profession will face unprecedented challenges in its history. Read More →