1. In this text considering linguistic characteristics, we use indistinctly area of knowledge, field ofknowledge, and disciplinary field of knowledge as similar meanings.
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- 4. This chapter is a version of a paper presented at the Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 27-30, 2015, and at the International Evaluation Symposium, Porto Alegre, RS, September 17-18, 2015, under the auspices of CNPQ, Br.