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Brazil [electronic resource] : politics in a patrimonial society / Riordan Roett.

By: Roett, Riordan, 1938-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999Edition: 5th ed.Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 244 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9780313389856 (electronic bk.); 0313389853 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Brazil -- Politics and government | Brazil -- Economic conditions | Brazil -- Social conditions | Brazil -- Armed Forces -- Political activity | Political Science | Br�esil -- Politique et gouvernement | Br�esil -- Conditions sociales | Br�esil -- Conditions �economiques | Br�esil -- Forces arm�ees -- Activit�e politique | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General | Politieke situatie | Politik | Politisches System | Wirtschaft | BrasilienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Brazil.DDC classification: 320.981 Other classification: 89.40 | MI 84000 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Brazil: a framework for analysis -- Political parties and elections -- The patrimonial state and society in Brazil -- The military in politics -- The Brazilian economy -- Brazilian foreign policy -- Challenges for the next century: the social agenda in Brazil -- Appendix A: Facts on Brazil -- Appendix B: Principal political parties of Brazil and composition of the Federal Congress at Century's end.
Summary: Brazil, occupying nearly 50 percent of the South American continent, has the largest economy and is a major political power in Latin America. In this updated and expanded fifth edition of his text, Roett provides a thorough introduction to the dynamics shaping Brazilian politics, economics, and society, the difficult transition from military to civilian government in the 1980s, and the social issues facing Brazilian leaders as the country enters the 21st century.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-236) and index.

Brazil: a framework for analysis -- Political parties and elections -- The patrimonial state and society in Brazil -- The military in politics -- The Brazilian economy -- Brazilian foreign policy -- Challenges for the next century: the social agenda in Brazil -- Appendix A: Facts on Brazil -- Appendix B: Principal political parties of Brazil and composition of the Federal Congress at Century's end.

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Brazil, occupying nearly 50 percent of the South American continent, has the largest economy and is a major political power in Latin America. In this updated and expanded fifth edition of his text, Roett provides a thorough introduction to the dynamics shaping Brazilian politics, economics, and society, the difficult transition from military to civilian government in the 1980s, and the social issues facing Brazilian leaders as the country enters the 21st century.

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