"This Is My Dream, That's Why I Fight". Love, Law and Solidarity: Stories of a Brazilian Young Activist Pro-MST

Monday, 11 July 2016: 09:00
Location: Seminarsaal 10 (Juridicum)
Oral Presentation
Fernando NOBRE CAVALCANTE, Faculdade 7 de Setembro, Brazil
Dilson ALEXANDRE, Faculdade 7 de Setembro, Brazil
In September 2015, the "red" prevailed in a auditorium at the Federal University of Ceara, in Fortaleza. João Pedro Stédile the director of the social movement Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST) was acclaimed by young people, politicians, community leaders and academics. A young man despertor us attention. He had glint in his eyes, chanting anthems calling honoring the MST movement, but he showed anger when angry in speeches given by Stedile. He had glint in his eyes, chanting clamor anthems honoring the MST movement, but he showed anger when angry in speeches given by Stedile: which was said to have suffered a recent assassination attempt by a wealthy local businessman - "against to a agrarian reform rights", as he spoke - while the leader of the movement arrived at the airpot. This paper reports love and party identification stories, sense of solidarity and rights defended by this young activist. It is questioned: what future visions of this young man had on the political militancy and which influences made him traverse between love and ideological hatred and belonging to this social movement? It was used the qualitative method through a life story, problematized in light of Sociological Theory Critique of recognition struggle of Axel Honneth. This research argue with the concept of the public sphere of Jürgen Habermas, and the theoty of affection of authoritarian of Brazilian philosopher Renato Janine. It was understood that the social reality of the young interviewed, their dynamic conflict and its future vision on the political militancy in Brazil.