Childhood, race and spoiling kids

Currently the field of discussions on ethnic-racial relationship is expanding into a political-educational space that contributes to dismantle a strong discursive field that became hegemonic as truth and stated the existence of a racial democracy. This article is the result of a qualitative research developed at an infant school during a school term with daily visits. The data collection was performed using the following resources: observation, preparation of a field diary and interviews with professionals of the nursery school. The objective was to analyze the educational practices that occur in the nursery schools, verifying the ways in which these practices produce and reveal a racial issue. This research is subsidy for the questioning of racial relationship in Brazil since the early stages of child education aimed at coping with teaching practices of homogeneity and racism.

Childhood; Nursery Schools; Racial Relationship


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