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Democratic Brazil revisited

Author: Peter R Kingstone; Timothy J Power
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2008] ©2008
Series: Pitt Latin American series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the world's fifth-largest country, Brazil presents a compelling example of democracy in action. This book assesses the impact of competitive politics on Brazilian government, institutions,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Democratic Brazil revisited.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2008]
xiv, 342 pages ; 25 cm.
(DLC) 2008030190
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Kingstone; Timothy J Power
ISBN: 9780822973478 0822973472
OCLC Number: 880437266
Description: 1 online resource (359 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Peter R. Kingstone and Timothy J. Power --
pt. I. Workers' Party in power. Partido dos Trabalhadores : still a party of the left? / Wendy Hunter --
Organized Civil Society in Lula's Brazil / Kathryn Hochstetler --
pt. II. Institutional debate in Brazil. Political institutions and governability from FHC to Lula / Fabiano Santos and Márcio Grijó Vilarouca --
Centering democracy? Ideological cleavages and convergence in the Brazilian political class / Timothy J. Power --
Quality of elections in Brazil : policy, performance, pageantry, or pork? / Barry Ames, Andy Baker and Lucio R. Rennó --
pt. III. Policy challenges of an unequal society. Limits of economic reform in Brazil / Aline Diniz Amaral, Peter R. Kingstone and Jonathan Krieckhaus --
Unexpected successes, unanticipated failures : social policy from Cardoso to Lula / Marcus André Melo --
Public security, private interests, and police reform in Brazil / Anthony W. Pereira --
Afro-Brazilian politics : white supremacy, black struggle, and affirmative action / Ollie A. Johnson III --
pt. IV. Views of democracy from below --
Core values, education, and democracy : an empirical tour of DaMatta's Brazil / Alberto Carlos Almeida --
Redemocratization viewed from below : urban poverty and politics in Rio de Janeiro, 1968-2005 / Janice E. Perlman.
Series Title: Pitt Latin American series.
Responsibility: edited by Peter R. Kingstone and Timothy J. Power.
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