Structural changes in the capitalism and educational policies under Fernando Henrique Cardoso's administration: the case of medical teaching

João dos Reis Silva Júnior

This paper aims at understanding the political meaning of the Brazilian educational reform for secondary education and its consequences on the development of social beings. It also intends to show the instrumental science and neo-pragmatic assumptions present in the official documents that oriented this reform, as well as the economical reasons that gave support to these changes in the sphere of the education.

State reform; Changes in production; Educational reform; Public policies for secondary education; Neo-pragmatism

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