Fractal : Revista de Psicologia
versão On-line ISSN 1984-0292
LEMOS, Flávia Cristina Silveira. The Statute of the Child and Adolescent in speeches authoritarian. Fractal, Rev. Psicol. [online]. 2009, vol.21, n.1, pp. 137-150. ISSN 1984-0292. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1984-02922009000100011.
It is with this article question the ownership of the Statute of the Child and Adolescent in power and know practices driven by populist policies and authoritarian soon after the promulgation of this code, at the inauguration of the Ministry of the Child. These speeches, is the then President of Brazil in the period, Fernando Collor de Mello. Through a historical and genealogical methodology of Michel Foucault and theoretical contributions of anthropologist Marilena Chauí, analyzes the speeches that built the children and young people as the goal-Brazilian synthesis of the New Republic. These actors idealized in the Statute of the Child and Adolescent symbol of the entry of Brazil in civilization and modernization, in an illustrated design of Law as a mechanism of progress and development of a nation. These practices they tried to delete, by means of games of be able, the struggles of movements socials in advantage from claim of rights of children and adolescents.
Palavras-chave : democracy; Statute of the Child and Adolescent; authoritarian policy; populist leaders.