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By Monica Mesquita, Sal Restivo, Ubiratan D'Ambrosio

THIS paintings EXPLORES THE city reports OF highway youngsters IN SAO PAULO, BRAZIL during the MATHEMATICAL EPISTEMIC REGIMES on the middle in their SURVIVAL techniques. WE additionally DRAW recognition TO the location OF road youngsters throughout TIME, area, tradition, AND heritage. OUR target IS to acknowledge, comprehend, AND VALIDATE kinds of arithmetic developed AND USED outdoors OF THE validated associations OF MATHEMATICAL creation. WE BASE OUR research ON "THE MATHEMATICAL IMAGINATION", which pulls jointly SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM AND ETHNOMATHEMATICS. THEORETICALLY, WE DRAW seriously at the DURKHEIMIAN culture IN SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY. WE specialize in a sort OF perform THAT hyperlinks THE FORMAL AND THE casual so one can observe the entire energy OF MATHEMATICAL wisdom AS A SOCIAL factor (IN DURKHEIM'S SENSE), A manufactured from THE COLLECTIVE attention THAT EXPRESSES COLLECTIVE REALITIES AND a class of data found in each tradition. this is often AS precise FOR arithmetic on the MARGINS because it IS for pro arithmetic. OUR paintings CONTRIBUTES TO AN rising POLITICAL MANIFESTO OF THE MARGINAL THAT DEMONSTRATES THE SOCIAL REALITIES AND SOCIAL strength in their arithmetic. THIS booklet will be OF curiosity TO SOCIAL SCIENTISTS, scholars OF arithmetic AND ETHNOMATHEMATICS, and everybody drawn to the placement OF MARGINALIZED little ones.

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H. Mead for example. The basic idea is that society (with all its symbolisms) somehow gets inside your head whether you want it or not. It just happens as a consequence of socialization. We humans come onto the evolutionary stage already, always, and everywhere social. The Homo duplex concept is the key to understanding the origin of the duality of human nature, as expressed in the human’s image of being divided between body and soul, the constitutional split that isolates and opposes two distinct worlds (Durkheim, 1914/2002: 09):.

As Mônica’s contacts with the asphalt children “in locum” increased, and she came to know more and more about their actions, her awareness of the existence of structural concepts within the sociological analysis of mathematics emerged from the complex interconnectedness of their own actions. These structural concepts will be brought to light in this chapter. Cultural identity, self-governing, corporification, identification, and multicultural racism are concepts that need to be discussed in terms of how they are understood from our collective standpoint, and from within Mônica’s assumed research role.

L'homme serait double parce que en lui se rencontrent deux mondes: celui de la matière inintelligente et amorale, d'une part, celui des Idées, de l'Esprit, du Bien, del'autre. Parce que ces deux mondes sont naturellement contraires, ils luttent en nouset, parce que nous tenons de l'un et de l'autre, nous sommes nécessairement en conflit avec nous-mêmes. Here Durkheim points to two worlds. On the one hand, there are the emanations of the organic base, the sensations and the egoistic appetites that are strictly individual.

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