Normativity and educational policies: foundations for a LDB and Conae investigation

This paper aims to point out some normative foundations for analyzing the educational policies and its connection with justice theory and democracy, for this purpose we confront normative standpoint of authors like Rawls, Honneth and Fraser. The paper begins presenting the liberal model and its proposal of redistribution, then we tackle Honneth′s critiques of the liberal point of view and the critical perspective of Fraser against the liberals′ unilateralism and his recognition of theories about justice as well as his conception about participation as a normative base. At last, after the reconstruction of the mentioned models, it is shown how the normative question arises from the LDB and the National Conference on Education (Conae) and how instigating and heuristic this issues are for a democratic discussion about what kind of education Brazilian people want and need.

Distribution; Recognition; Participation; LDB; Conae

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