281.4 Human rights and media: An authoritative historical construction

Thursday, August 2, 2012: 11:30 AM
Faculty of Economics, TBA
Thuanny RIBEIRO , lucia de fatima clemente ribeiro, Brazil
Niedja LIMA , Bernadete lima, Brazil
This proposal of work aims to discuss a period marked for the suppression of rights and analytically expressed as the most obscure period concerning to the practice of violence and torture in the prison in Brazil, which gave the title of the called “years of lead” (between 1969 and 1974). Understanding which production of meaning about the Human Rights and your possible linking to the vulgarized expression of this as “bandits’ right” is the main motivation to the occasioned discussion.

For this, there is an analysis of the role of the impress media in the production of the meaning and in the construction of an authoritarian comprehension of human rights as “bandits’ rights”, from the perspective analysis of the discourse, affirmation that is loaded of political-ideological and economical-material interest, that deny a range of historical fights of the working classes to the rights conquest.

This proposal aims, therefore, analyze the close relation existing between the conception of Human Rights in the Brazilian Society and the dictatorial regime, to which this view is directly linked, in the perspective of a qualitative research of documental analysis, by the editions of Jornal Diário de Pernambuco, of the articles that releases in it headline some denotation to the theme in here addressed, rights.

Considering this context, can be judged the present investigation about the historical development of the human rights in the Brazil and your correlation with the public security politics and your particularities, of main importance for the contemporaneous Social Service and for the sociology, capable of inform even the practice of the social assistants of means the enable neutralizing a openly opposite discuss to the afirmation of democracy and the human rights on Brazil, as well those all that auto-recognize as citizens.