Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

The Organicity between the Crisis of the Brazilian Public University and the Professors: Impact on Social Functions
Solange Martins Oliveira Magalhães

This article presents a reflection on the organicity between the crisis of the public university and the crisis of the teaching profession, showing that it can affect the social function of both, thus transforming them. Based on historical-dialectical materialism, we seek to point out the contradictions that permeate the re-signification of these social functions, indicating that through praxis (action-reflection-action) it is possible to elicit actions of resistance in the quest to overcome the alienating circumstances involved in this transformation. The focus on the understanding of the epistemologies that support the conceptions of both processes - alienation and emancipation - tends to aspire and create the new, to produce the counter-established and to redeem the socially useful, and to transform value to the social function of both.

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