3 edition of Legal opposition politics under authoritarian rule in Brazil found in the catalog.
Legal opposition politics under authoritarian rule in Brazil
Maria D"Alva G. Kinzo
by Macmillan in association with St. Antony"s College, Oxford in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Maria D"Alva G. Kinzo.|
|Series||St. Antony"s/Macmillan series|
|LC Classifications||JL2498.M6 K56x 1988b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 284 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||284|
|LC Control Number||89154622|
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The politics of Brazil take place in a framework of a federal presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party political and administrative organization of Brazil comprises the federal government, the 26 states and a federal district, and the municipalities. unlimited authoritarian power. Legal hybridity is where rule of law meets rule by law practices. The element of judicial empowerment by authoritarian regimes differentiates legal hybridity from mere authoritarian rule by law. The fusion of rule of law and rule by .
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Legal Opposition Politics under Authoritarian Rule in Brazil The Case of the MDB, – : Legal Opposition Politics Under Authoritarian Rule in Brazil: The Case of the Mdb, (): Kinzo, Maria D'Alva Gil: BooksFirst published: 01 May, Legal opposition politics under authoritarian rule in Brazil.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Macmillan in association with St. Antony's College, Oxford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Maria D'Alva G Kinzo.
Get this from a library. Legal opposition politics under authoritarian rule in Brazil: the case of the MDB, [Maria D'Alva G Kinzo]. Anthony Pereira's Political (In)Justice: Authoritarianism and the Rule of Law in Brazil, Chile, and Argentina makes a valuable contribution to the small but growing literature on courts in authoritarian regimes.
While other scholars have focused on rational-choice models for why authoritarian elites sometimes permit or even encourage judicial Cited by: Kinzo M.D.G. () The Birth of the Legal Opposition in The Movimento Democrático Brasileiro (MDB).
Decentralization and Subnational Politics in Latin America; Legal Opposition Politics under Authoritarian Rule in Brazil. New York: St. Martin's Press. Kisilevsky, Marta. The Case of Brazil.” In Authoritarian Brazil. Origins, Policies, and Future, ed. Stepan, : Tulia G.
Falleti. 2 The Politics of Authoritarian Rule for partisan competition.2 But of course, if Bashar al-Asad lived in a democracy, he would not have been in a position to inherit a presidency.
Although growing at a fast pace, contemporary scholarship on dictatorships has so far generated only a fragmented understanding of authoritarian Size: KB. HND86 Contracultura: alternative arts and social transformation in authoritarian Brazil, by Christopher Dunn [also available as an e-book] JLM6 K56 Legal opposition politics under authoritarian rule in Brazil, by Maria D'Alva Gil Kinzo.
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms. Political scientists have created many typologies describing variations of authoritarian forms of government.
Authoritarian regimes may be either autocratic or oligarchic in nature, and may be based upon the rule of a party or the military. In an influential work. 3. As a normative concept, authoritarianism is one of the opposites of both liberal democracy and constitutional democracy, two perspectives from which the same entity can be approached (Kis () ix–x).
In this context, the term liberal democracy puts the emphasis on a set of values and principles (liberty, equality, autonomy, collective self-governance, equal. The Brazilian military government, also known in Brazil as the Fifth Brazilian Republic, was the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from 1 April to 15 March It began with the coup d'état led by the Armed Forces against the administration of President João Goulart—who, having been vice-president, had assumed the office of president upon the Common languages: Portuguese.
Rule by Law book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Scholars have generally assumed that courts in authoritarian states are /5. This insightful book examines political trials in three military regimes: Brazil (), Chile (), and Argentina (). Pereira rightly [End Page ] assumes that there is scarce comparative analysis of political trials under military governments, and that the study of these events is necessary.
It is undoubtedly important to understand why military Author: Roberto Gargarella. Legislative Politics in Authoritarian Brazil The model offers an explanation for legislators’ behavior. A deputy’s vote is a function of his or her career utility (U ij). On each controversial issue, there is a potential gain or loss of constituent sup-port (C j).
Similarly, there are potential military reprisals or rewards associated. What drives politics in dictatorships. Milan W. Svolik argues authoritarian regimes must resolve two fundamental conflicts. Dictators face threats from the masses over which they rule – the problem of authoritarian control.
Secondly from the elites with whom dictators rule – the problem of authoritarian power-sharing/10(66). rule by law: the politics of courts in authoritarian regimes Scholars have generally assumed that courts in authoritarian states are pawns of their regimes, upholding the interests of governing elites and frustrating the efforts of their opponents.
As. The politics of authoritarian rule. Bureaucratic Politics and Lawmaking under Xi Jinping: The Case of China's New Foreign Investment Law This book argues that, rather than undermining the.
Nevertheless, such “intangibles” appear to be a crucial aspect of the politics of authoritarian rule. The cover of Svolik’s book displays a chilling photo of Augusto Pinochet – wearing bold black sunglasses, defiantly crossing his arms, with a group of File Size: KB.
The Politics of Domination: Law and Resistance in Authoritarian States Article (PDF Available) October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. No. In fact Brazil is under a regime in which the president has so little power that it is unfair to whoever gets elected.
The president is nominally the chief of the Executive branch, but can only govern with the approval of Congress majority. If.Relevant Literature and Films. Helpful books. Alvarez, Legal Opposition Politics under Authoritarian Rule in Brazil.
New York: St. Martin’s Press, Langguth, A.J. Hidden Terrors. The Politics of Military Rule in Brazil, New York: Oxford University Press,