Brazil: Politics in a Patrimonial Society / Edition 4

Brazil: Politics in a Patrimonial Society / Edition 4

by Riordan Roett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275941221

ISBN-13: 9780275941222

Pub. Date: 12/28/1992

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, 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…  See more details below

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:
9780275941222
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1992
Series:
Special Studies
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256

Table of Contents

Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Brazil: A Framework for Analysis1
2Political Parties and Elections33
3The Patrimonial State and Society in Brazil63
4The Military in Politics103
5The Brazilian Economy143
6Brazilian Foreign Policy181
7Challenges for the Next Century: The Social Agenda in Brazil217
App. AFacts on Brazil231
App. BPrincipal Political Parties of Brazil and Composition of the Federal Congress at Century's End233
Selected Bibliography235
Index237

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