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MULLER, Fernanda. Socialization at school: transitions, learning and friendship from children's point of view. Educ. rev. [online]. 2008, n.32, pp. 123-141. ISSN 0104-4060. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-40602008000200010.
This paper presents an ethnographical study carried out in Porto Alegre/Brazil, and its main objective is to provide greater understanding of socialization processes at school from eight children's points of view. The work explores three issues, and the first one is related to transition of school years, what means difficulties, pleasures and fears. The second one is the idea of 'having future' as the consequence of learning at school, and it was presented specially by those poorer children. The last one is the break time which is focused in order to show the complexity of friendships among peers.
Keywords : children; school; socialization.