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Modernization and political actions in the Brazilian Amazon : the City of Barcarena, Pará

Author: João Santos Nahum
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.
Series: SpringerBriefs in Latin American studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers an analysis of the territory of Barcarena, in the Brazilian Amazon. The author studies the land use and the implemented modernization policies that made it one of the richest cities of the state. The political system uses this territory as a resource to provide for the needs of a small circle of social agents. A system of conservative political actions enforces the process of modernization of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)982513365
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: João Santos Nahum
ISBN: 9783319580302 3319580302
OCLC Number: 987000277
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 78 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Preface; Contents; 1 The Modern Territorial Reordering of Barcarena; Abstract; 1.1 The Modernization Through Albras/Alunorte; 1.2 Locations of Spontaneous Occupation; 1.3 A Fabulous Place Planned: The Village of Cabanos; References; 2 The Use of the Territory as a Resource by the Ruling Elite of Barcarena; Abstract; 2.1 The Conservative Actions System; 2.1.1 The Dispatches Policy; 2.1.2 The Political Coercion; 2.1.3 The Centralization and the Opacity; 2.1.4 The City's Policy in the Works; References 3 The Management of Laurival Magno Cunha and the Implementation of the Fiscal Responsibility LawAbstract; 3.1 The Fiscal Responsibility Law: A State's Instrument of Reform; 3.2 The Fiscal Responsibility Law in Barcarena: Modernization and Conservation; References; 4 Conclusion; Abstract; References; Annex-About the Sources of Verbal Information; Bibliography
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in Latin American studies.
Responsibility: João Santos Nahum.

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This book offers an analysis of the territory of Barcarena, in the Brazilian Amazon. Innovations in the Barcarena territory, such as the implementation of the aluminium factory Albras/Alunorte and  Read more...

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