SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.17 número2O programa Equipar para Educadores: seus efeitos no pensamento e a conduta socialRepresentações sociais da diabetes mellitus tipo 2 em pacientes de Cuautla, México índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados

Artigo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • Em processo de indexaçãoCitado por Google
  • Não possue artigos similaresSimilares em SciELO
  • Em processo de indexaçãoSimilares em Google

Compartilhar


Pensamiento Psicológico

versão impressa ISSN 1657-8961

Resumo

KAPLAN, Carina Viviana  e  SZAPU, Ezequiel. The Racism of the Body: Psychosociological Processes of School Discrimination. Pensam. psicol. [online]. 2019, vol.17, n.2, pp.107-119. ISSN 1657-8961.  http://dx.doi.org/10.11144/javerianacali.ppsi17-2.rcpp.

Objective.

This article aims to reflect on the results of a socio-educational study whose purpose was to understand the social construction of students’ bodies and emotions and their relationships with the production of violence, keeping in mind that coexistence is framed in a network of social bonds whose emotional matrix is encoded and decoded within the bodies.

Method.

In-depth interviews with a semi-structured guide were used.Data analysis included inductive-deductive procedures.

Results.

The analysis of the young people’s testimonies, wrought with material and symbolic conditions of urban marginality, allows for the interpretation of certain corporal features that work as signs of humiliation and self-humiliation, particularly the skin. Racism of the body is expressed in the modes of school interaction where some groups believe themselves superior and subsume others who they consider to be of lesser social value.

Conclusion.

Faced with the feeling of exclusion and the denial of subjectivity, certain behaviors associated with violence towards others or practices of self-destruction may be triggered. The skin is the repository of this social pain that may be translated into bodily self-injury.

Palavras-chave : Education; discrimination; young people; bodies; emotions.

        · resumo em Português | Espanhol     · texto em Espanhol     · Espanhol ( pdf )