Journal of Education & Social Policy

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

Elderly Dwellers of Urban and Rural Areas and the Access to the Education: The Case of the Rio Pardo Valley
Silvia Virginia Coutinho Areosa, Carine Guterres Cardoso, Deise Gabriela Frantz Nagel, Iva Selmira Viebrantz

The population aging is a global phenomenon, which affects the human as well as the family, the community and the society. This is a normal and dynamic process that involves losses on biological plan, socio affective and politic, what can demand some vulnerability differentiated by gender, age, social class, breed, geographic region, between others. Therefore, this article has the objective to reflect about some issues of this contemporary phenomenon, that is the problematic of little schooling of the elderly dwellers of urban and rural areas on the cities that compose the Rio Pardo Valley/RS, fact that interfere on the life quality of the people. The information presented is results of the synthesizing and analyzing of secondary data obtained from census 2000 and 2010 of IBGE. The data show the little schooling of the elderly, where majority has just Elementary School incomplete, for both rural and urban area.

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