On-line version ISSN 1678-7110
HOFLING, ELOISA DE MATTOS. State and social (public) policies. Cad. CEDES [online]. 2001, vol.21, n.55, pp. 30-41. ISSN 1678-7110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32622001000300003.
To better understand and assess the social public policies implemented by a government, one needs to comprehend the conception of State and social policies underlying these actions and intervention programs. In this field, different visions of society, State and educational policy yield different intervention projects. Focusing on the Marxist and neoliberal approaches of the topic, this text seeks to bring forward elements that contribute to understand this relationship.
Keywords : State and social policies; Public policies and education; Educational Policies.