Traditional Politics and Regime Change in Brazil

Traditional Politics and Regime Change in Brazil

by Frances Hagopian
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521032881

ISBN-13: 9780521032889

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is about politics in Brazil during the military regime of 1964-85 and the transition to democracy. It seeks to explain remarkable political continuity in the Brazilian political system. It attributes the persistence of traditional politics and the dominance of regionally-based, traditional political elites to the manner in which the economic and political

Overview

This book is about politics in Brazil during the military regime of 1964-85 and the transition to democracy. It seeks to explain remarkable political continuity in the Brazilian political system. It attributes the persistence of traditional politics and the dominance of regionally-based, traditional political elites to the manner in which the economic and political strategies of the military, together with the transition to democracy, reinforced the clientelistic, personalistic, and regional basis of state-society relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521032889
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables and figures; Preface; Glossary of abbreviations and Portuguese terms; 1. Introduction: traditional politics, new authoritarianism; 2. Oligarchical power and traditional politics in Minas Gerais; 3. The modern political economy of traditional politics; 4. Bureaucratic authoritarianism and the state elite; 5. Back to patronage: state clientelism in Minas Gerais; 6. Authoritarian politics and traditional elites; 7. The traditional political elite and the transition to democracy; 8. Continuity in change: Brazilian authoritarianism and democratization in comparative perspective; Appendix: the Minas elite; References; Index.

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