Violence in Costa Rica: an eminently urban phenomenon

The degree of urban development in Costa Rica plays a key role in explaining homicide rates, once we have controlled for a wide range of explanatory variables. This effect is progressive. The relationship between violence and urban concentration is not observed in offenses other than homicide. Read More →

Hyperbureaucratic impacts of digital education management machines

Given the promises of reducing bureaucracy in education, the relevance of rational and informational authority, served by information technologies and digital control instruments, is admitted. Machines for managing education will tend to produce education as much more irrational in substantive terms as more rational in formal terms, which may result in dehumanized education. Read More →

How will the work of teachers be carried out after the COVID-19 pandemic?

The study draws attention to the need for profound changes in education and pedagogical work. After the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers will be more important than ever, but the teaching profession will face unprecedented challenges in its history. Read More →

Russian Expert’s Notes on the Oeuvre of Mikhail Bakhtin

How is Bakhtin’s work studied and assessed in his homeland, Russia, nowadays? A professor from the same university where Mikhail Bakhtin also taught for several years presents us some notes raising intriguing issues related to Bakhtin’s book Problems of Dostoevsky’s Creation/Poetic, providing the reader a view of them in the Great Time. Read More →

Researching practices in literacies across languages and social domains: International Perspectives

The article introduces a thematic issue which brings together researchers from different countries who are interested in literacy processes and practices developed in and through various languages and social domains. The multiple research perspectives approached add new insights into ways of studying the multi-faceted, dynamic, complex, and discursive nature of literacy practices. Read More →

Life and affect in counterpoint to equilibrist democracies: resistance in discursive practices of contestation in times of ‘Perfect Horror’

Discourses of the extreme right, combined with neoliberal political-economic ideas, present destructive vigor to the political and ethical gains of social and identity movements constituted in the second half of the 20th century. This article highlights studies on language in action in the resistance to what the authors call ‘Perfect Horror’, a combination of Economic Horror and Sociopolitical Horror. Read More →

Linguistic Citizenship in action: struggling for rights in the Global South

Voices and agencies of transgressive bodies that question the logic of modern and colonial human flesh out linguistic citizenship, an interesting new concept to think about ways of surviving, resisting and re-existing in the Global South. Read More →

How does the curriculum of a Brazilian a public school influence the students?

How religious discursivity is involved in the pedagogy of a public school? Research showed practices that organize the way students should be, feel, think and act out based on pedagogical and religious rules that guide a certain way of understanding the information of the world. Read More →

Inclusion and diversity in Administration: manifest for the future-present

The manifest-article discusses the role of academic journals in Administration for inclusion and diversity. Starting from theoretical references of social movements (intersectionality, transversality, and decoloniality), we present a proposal for a transformation agenda for practices on diversity in the area, which allow changes at a more structural level. Read More →

Academic journals in the scientific area of Administration: stars or accessory?

How do academic journals monitor and reflect the dynamics of Administration in Brazil? How do these actors position themselves in this space? These questions guide the research, which analyzes the dynamics of the area and reinforces strategies for the scientific contribution of journals Read More →