Revista Brasileira de Educação
Print version ISSN 1413-2478
CANDAU, Vera Maria. Human rights, education and interculturality: tensions between equality and difference. Rev. Bras. Educ. [online]. 2008, vol.13, n.37, pp. 45-56. ISSN 1413-2478. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-24782008000100005.
This article presents some questions related to the importance of culture in the present moment. It discusses the relevance of the human rights discourse within this context, taking as its main interlocutor the sociologist Boaventura Sousa Santos. It analyses different approaches to multiculturalism. It justifies the relevance of the intercultural perspective adopted and points to challenges considered to be of particular importance for developing the relationships between intercultural education and human rights.
Keywords : human rights; multiculturalism; intercultural education; equality; difference.