Paidéia (Ribeirão Preto)
versão impressa ISSN 0103-863X
COIMBRA, Cecília Maria Bouças. Childhood and youth professionals: how to produce a competent truth. Paidéia (Ribeirão Preto) [online]. 2001, vol.11, n.20, pp. 85-88. ISSN 0103-863X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-863X2001000100010.
This text analyses the experience brought by one curricular stage developed within Childhood and Youth Court, in the sate of Rio de Janeiro, seeing how are created certain identities, attributed to people that are directed to services and assistance. It tries to delineate how, during the XX Century, were produced ways of thinking, perceiving and feeling about the popular classes, doing a tightly tie between poverty and criminality, violence and dangerousness; at the same time, it is analyzed the role played by psi professionals.
Palavras-chave : Identity; Poverty; Dangerousness; Psi attribution.