O lugar e o seu significado: as representações de meio ambiente dos moradores de Rancharia, Campo Alegre de Goiás

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Universidade Federal de Goiás


The research aimed to understand the representations of the environment expressed by residents of Rancharia in your living daily life in their social relations and environmental practices, in order to obtain information and guidelines that may assist with programs and environmental education in the community and possibly regional and national levels. Modern society is causing rapid changes in the environment, generating some of the impacts and conflicts, especially in local communities, interfering in economic, social and cultural set daily. Moreover, certain mitigatory projects and environmental education seem to consider more expectation and interest of the entities that propose that the populations involved.Accordingly, as the residents of Rancharia are related and represent the environment? What are the meanings they attach to it? How are experienced everyday social relations and environmental practices? As representations, everyday practices and experiences can contribute to environmental education? The investigation was guided by the qualitative research methodology because it allows the study of values, beliefs, habits, attitudes, representations and subjective aspects, like understanding of reality, relevance and meaning that the phenomena have for the social subjects. The research relied on the help of employees interviewed, especially those residing for more time on site, please understand that these guys lived through these changes in the environment over time and therefore carry their memories experiences, meanings, and personal transformations and their social group. The results indicate some suggestions for environmental education in the area searched.



Representações, Meio Ambiente, Lugar, Educação Ambiental, Representations, Environmental, Place, Environmental education, Representações; Meio ambiente; Lugar; Educação ambiental


DARTORA, Vanderléia. The place and its significance: representations of the environmental of the residents of Rancharia, Campo Alegre de Goiás. 2011. 118 f. Dissertação (Mestrado em Ciências Humanas) - Universidade Federal de Goiás, Catalão, 2011.