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Cultural politics of popular culture in the municipalities of Pontal Paranapanema: Rosana and Mirante of Paranapanema

Grant number: 11/05377-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2012
Effective date (End): July 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Geography - Human Geography
Principal researcher:Rosângela Custodio Cortez Thomaz
Grantee:Clediane Nascimento Santos
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Presidente Prudente. Presidente Prudente , SP, Brazil


This research aims to study the popular culture of the selected cities in the Pontal of Paranapanema: Rosana and Mirante of Paranapanema, through the survey and details of the elaborate cultural policies from the period of political emancipation - management by the year 2010, relating territory, geography, culture and geography of tourism. Rosana was selected because previous studies by highlighting the municipality and the second by the number of rural settlements installed, and the presence of actions including the territories of citizenship, so it was selected to be performed a comparative analysis between the cultural policy developed in two popular districts. The research will be developed through systematic and empirical research in which the primary search is the generation of knowledge and recorded information and its applicability in solving problematic likely identified during the study. The literature in an attempt to further the object of study and obtain an informational contingent about cultural politics, popular culture, geography and tourism and their relationships. Documentary research, especially in the municipal archives, minutes of council cameras, an official journal, public announcements, to meet and get concrete data on public management, the projects approved or laws relating to the development of popular culture. Participation on the spot in popular cultural events, by means of systematic observation techniques for the purpose of recording cultural events as they occur, contributing to the characterization of these and later analysis. The results will be made through the interpretation of the literature search, and its direct relationship with the object of study for this will be considered the following aspects: measurement of the documents searched, the description of the identified cultural policies, evaluation of interviews critically and use of data obtained through the observation technique and the inventory of historical and cultural assets identified. (AU)

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SANTOS, Clediane Nascimento. O patrimônio cultural e as identidades territoriais como possibilidades de desenvolvimento da atividade turística no município de Rosana/SP. 2013. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia. Presidente Prudente Presidente Prudente.

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