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Brazil : reversal of fortune

Author: Alfred P Montero
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2014. ©2014
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Once deemed a "dysfunctional" democracy with a "feckless" set of political institutions and a "drunk" economy, today's Brazil has undergone a complete reversal of fortune. Now in its third decade of democracy, the economy is blossoming and large-scale development projects are underway, including the exploitation of massive, off-shore oil reserves, a nationwide effort to modernize infrastructure, and preparations for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred P Montero
ISBN: 9780745661643 0745661645 0745661653 9780745661650
OCLC Number: 861317999
Description: ix, 241 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A reversal of fortume? --
Democracy and economy from bust to boom --
Improving governability --
Accountability, participation, and good governance --
The renewed developmental state --
Welfare and class mobility --
Brazilian foreign policy --
Prospects for the new Brazil.
Responsibility: Alfred P. Montero.
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Once deemed a dysfunctional democracy with a feckless set of political institutions and a drunk economy, today s Brazil has undergone a complete reversal of fortune.  Read more...

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This book will delight political scientists interested in evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of what Montero calls the "new Brazil" Politique Etrangere. "This timely book is a must read for Read more...

 
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