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Parties and Governability in Brazil

Barry Ames and Timothy J. Power

in Party Politics in New Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199289653
eISBN:
9780191710964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289653.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the historical development and contemporary functionality of the Brazilian party system, emphasizing the post-1985 democratic regime. Environmental factors such as ... More


Progressively Institutionalized Party System: Brazil’s Moderate Reforms

Gustavo Flores-Macías

in After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 5 discusses the central role that the gradual institutionalization of the party system played in accounting for Lula’s moderate economic policies in Brazil. It argues that, contrary to early ... More


Continuity and Change during the First Lula Presidency

Sean W. Burges

in Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033334
eISBN:
9780813039169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033334.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

One of the author's fundamental arguments in analyzing how Brazil's foreign policy is associated with continuity and a slow pace of change is understanding Hernando Henrique Cardoso's presidency ... More


Conclusion

Sean W. Burges

in Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033334
eISBN:
9780813039169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033334.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Itamaraty's approach during the Cardoso era evidently veered away from leadership's traditional conceptions. This new style of leadership is comparable with the focus of the Gramscian student-teacher ... More


Agrarian Reform as a Precondition for Development: The View of Brazil’s Landless Rural Workers’ Movement

Daniel Corrêa and Andréia Borges Ferreira

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses why the pace of the agrarian reform has slowed down under the government of Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva. It emphasizes the challenges facing the landless movement, including that ... More


“I grew up around a banjo”

Thomas Goldsmith

in Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042966
eISBN:
9780252051821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042966.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter tells the story of Earl Scruggs’s childhood and school years in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, and of the early death of his father, George Elam Scruggs. Members of the family, including ... More


Early Professional Days

Thomas Goldsmith

in Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042966
eISBN:
9780252051821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042966.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Scruggs played around Cleveland County through his schoolboy and teen years, wherever and whenever there was a spot available. Not yet a professional, he played with his brother at a fish camp, or ... More


Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Aaron Ansell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

When Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil’s Workers’ Party soared to power in 2003, he promised to end hunger in the nation. This ethnography assesses President Lula’s flagship antipoverty program, ... More


An Institutional Resource Curse in Argentina and Brazil

Carol Wise

in Dragonomics: How Latin America Is Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China's International Development Strategy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300224092
eISBN:
9780300252378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224092.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the incorporation of Argentina and Brazil into China’s internationalized development strategy as its demand for natural resources skyrocketed. In doing so, it considers the ... 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


Introduction

Mark Pieth

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

The last two years have brought unprecedented movement into the world of anticorruption. The growing concern about corruption has come to a head in particular with a series of huge scandals. This ... More


Brazil

Renato G. Flores

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0040
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Brazil offers an interesting case study of economic growth which combines both textbook and unorthodox policies. Eighty years of Brazilian history are described in three periods: the first beginning ... 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


Gay Rights and the Paradox of Brazil

Omar G. Encarnación

in Out in the Periphery: Latin America's Gay Rights Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199356645
eISBN:
9780199356669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356645.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter examines why Brazil, a country famous for celebrating sexual diversity and in possession of Latin America’s largest and most politically connected LGBT community, fell behind Argentina ... More


Petrobras in the History of Offshore Oil

Tyler Priest

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/9780190462888.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This essay analyzes the evolution the Brazilian oil industry during the second half of the 20th century and focuses on the aggressive push offshore by the state-owned oil company (or national oil ... 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


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