SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 issue28Social analysis of pre-notions about education in the mediaHow the mothers of a home-based crèche in São Gonçalo/RJ perceive the work of looking after children? author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Revista Brasileira de Educação

Print version ISSN 1413-2478On-line version ISSN 1809-449X


OLIVEIRA, Ozerina Victor de  and  DESTRO, Denise de Souza. Curricular policy as cultural policy: a methodological research approach. Rev. Bras. Educ. [online]. 2005, n.28, pp.140-150. ISSN 1413-2478.

Our objective is to discuss conceptions of curricular policy to characterise a methodological research approach that provides evidence of counter-hegemonic processes in curriculum policies. We presuppose the centrality of culture in epistemological terms, the broadening of the political field and the non-binary spatial logic of post-colonial studies. Based on this exercise we define curricular policy as an historical process in which different protagonists, imbued with their cultural/social projects, produce tension around the production, flow and consolidation of meanings in the school curriculum, understood as a cultural policy. We suggest the transposition of the hegemonic methodological approach, that is, from the global/local perspective to the local/global perspective and consider it an error to centre on production or implementation, State or daily life in research on curricular policy. Finally, we point to questions that can guide studies within this perspective.

Keywords : curriculum policy; cultural policy; research methodology.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License