The Time of Post-Truth and the Ethical Challenges in Social Intervention

  • Clara Santos Universidade de Coimbra - Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências de Educação


In this article, the post-truth society is understood as the paradigmatic environment of today's Western societies, where, along with the feeling of risk, indifference is added to political discourses and social practices that do not correspond to factual truths. space for the flexible interpretation of policies and for the individualization of social action. In this article, we highlight the transformative potential that street bureaucrats have, but also discusses the liquidity of social intervention that should be the target of ethical re-alignment, especially due to the imperative of technical supervision.

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