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21st Century Brazil: View and Vision

by John Anthony

Publisher: Global Vision Publishing House

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The book entitled 21st Century Brazil: View and Vision is an up-to-date and comprehensive study covering the whole spectrum of socio-political, economic and cultural tradition, and transformation of Brazil in the new millennium. The author has thoroughly investigated the various aspects of the Brazilian life, their traditions, and process of reformation in ten chapters. The first chapter is an introductory overview. The second chapter describes the physical setting and demographic features. The third chapter deals with socio-cultural profile, and the fourth chapter discusses social life, conflict and participation. The fifth chapter examines tradition, transition and transformation of Brazilian economy. The sixth chapter investigates structure and function of government and politics, and the seventh chapter deals with foreign policy. The eighth, ninth, and tenth chapters of this book deal with national security system, religion and culture, and historical setting of this country. This study would be valuable asset for the reader to get indepth knowledge about Brazil and its people. CONTENTS PREFACE (V) 1. INTRODUCTION 1 2. THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE 33 • The Physical Setting • Demography • Health Status and Health Care • Public Health and Welfare • Education • Facts and Figures 3. SOCIO-CULTURAL PROFILE 63 • The Brazilian Way • Language • Mass Communications • Family and Kinship • Religion 4. SOCIAL LIFE, CONFLICT AND PARTICIPATION 71 • Social Structure • Living Conditions • Family Life • Social Identification • Symbolism • National Identity • Ethnic Relations • Social Development • Social Stratification • Social Problems and Control • Gender Roles and Statuses • Secular Celebrations • Food in Daily Life • Social Conflict and Participation • Human Rights 5. ECONOMIC TRADITION, TRANSITION AND TRANSFORMATION 97 • History of Economic Growth • The Labour Force and Income Levels • The Productive Structure • Privatization • Exchange-Rate and Balance of Payments Policies • Fiscal and Monetary Policy, the Public Sector, and Inflation • Facts and Figures 6. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL SYSTEM 167 • Political Culture • Constitutional Framework • Structure of Government • The Political Party System • Politics • Women in Politics • The Electoral System • Elections • Interest Group Politics • Facts and Figures 7. FOREIGN POLICY 211 • Foreign Policy Decision-Making • Multilateral Relations • Latin America • Europe • The Middle East • Africa • AsiaUnited States • Brazil–India Relations • Brazil–Iraq Relations 8. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 227 • Historical Evolution • The Informatics Policy • Science for Industrial Competitiveness • Administration of Science and Technology • Research and Development • Nuclear Programmes • The Space Programme • Missile Programmes 9. MODERNISATION OF NATIONAL SECURITY 257 • The Military Role in Society and Government • Brazil and International Conflicts, 1917-95 • Foreign Military Influence • The Military Role in the Intelligence Services • Defence Industries • Mission of the Armed Forces • Defence Expenditures • Organisation of the Armed Forces • Personnel and Training • Security Forces • Crime and Punishment • Towards the Future • Facts and Figures 10. HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT 305 • The Indigenous Population • The Colonial Era, 1500-1815 • The Kingdom of Portugal and Brazil, 1815-21 • The Empire, 1822-89 • The Republican Era, 1889-1985 APPENDIX 361 BIBLIOGRAPHY 377 Index 415

Details of the book

Book :
21st Century Brazil: View and Vision
Book ID :
46652
Author :
John Anthony
ISBN 13 :
9788182203617
Year of Publication :
2011
Publisher :
Global Vision Publishing House
Binding :
Hardcover
Pages :
428
Weight :
1 kg

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