Brazil / Edition 5

Brazil / Edition 5

by Riordan Roett
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0275959007

ISBN-13: 9780275959005

Pub. Date: 10/30/1999

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275959005
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

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

Selected Bibliography

Index

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