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Feminist Dreams and Nightmares: The Struggle for Gender Health Equity in Brazil

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter traces the development of health policies for women in Brazil from the early 1980s to the mid-2010s and examines the central role that feminist health activists have played in calling ... More


A Conceptual Dynamic for Understanding Development

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

in Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter lays out a brief conceptual dynamic to interpret the past fifty years in Brazil. Its framework rests on tying together the key concepts of windows of opportunity, beliefs, dominant ... More


Deepening Beliefs and Institutional Change (2002–2014)

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

in Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses institutional deepening and the subsequent economic and political outcomes in the two terms of Lula and first term of Dilma. It also advances three main arguments. First, ... More


From the Pedagogy of the MST to Educação do Campo: Expansion, Transformation, and Compromise

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 3 shows how the institutionalization of movement goals can sometimes look like a process of social movement absorption. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the MST’s local educational ... More


Brazil: Political Bot Intervention During Pivotal Events

Dan Arnaudo

in Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190931407
eISBN:
9780190934095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931407.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Computational propaganda can take the form of automated accounts (bots) spreading information, algorithmic manipulation, and fake news to shape public opinion, among other methods. These techniques ... More


The World Cup Is Ours!: The Myth of Brazilianness in Lula’s Diplomatic Rhetoric, 2007–2014

Euclides de Freitas Couto and Alan Castellano Valente

in Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As part of his broader efforts to improve Brazil’s position within the international system, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Lula) frequently invoked a rhetoric about national identity ... More


The Reduction of Poverty and Inequality in Brazil: Political Causes, Political Consequences

Timothy J. Power

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter reviews macropolitical interpretations of both causes and consequences of Brazil's recent reduction of poverty and inequality, stressing the 2003-2013 period. The chapter reviews four ... More


Women, Power, and Policy in Brazil

Clara Araújo, Anna Calasanti, and Mala Htun

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Clara Araújo, Anna Calasanti, and Mala Htun explore the obstacles to women’s political representation in Brazil. They argue that the reasons for women’s low numbers in elected office derive from ... More


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