The Democratization Dilemmas and Brazilian Universalization of Education

  • Wellington Amancio da Silva
Keywords: Democratization and universalization of education; History of education; Philosophy of education.


This article aims to present some critical considerations about possibilities for democratization
and universalization of education in Brazil, in historical and sociological perspectives. We know
that correct this seizure study object can only occur through the analysis of historical and
ideological formation of Brazilian education. It is concluded that education will be characterized
and guided significantly by means of capitalist development, which submits and therefore
prevents the democratization and universalization of education in Brazil.

Author Biography

Wellington Amancio da Silva,

Universidade do Estado da Bahia-UNEB


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