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Religião & Sociedade

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NOVAES, Regina. Youth, religion and public space: examples "good to think" times and signs. Relig. soc. [online]. 2012, vol.32, n.1, pp. 184-208. ISSN 0100-8587.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-85872012000100009.

In order to reflect on certain confluences between religious and political dimensions of contemporary social life, the article incorporates information from researches conducted by the author between segments of young Brazilians that - in different ways - project yourselfs in public space through religious references, values or identities. Without minimizing the gap between the rhetoric and the practicalities of government and recognizing identity overlap in the strategies of social presentation in the context of the civil society, the article discusses some of the (re)appropriations of the concept of human rights and cultural (and religious) diversity among young people wich moves today in space of science, culture and politics, inspiring reinvention of new concepts and explanatory seams.

Keywords : generation; religious diversity; politics.

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