The Political Construction of Brazil

2017. An encompassing analysis of Brazil’s society, economy and politics since the Independence. A national-dependent interpretation. Three historical cycles of the relation state-society: State and Territorial Integration Cycle (1822-1929), Nation and Development Cycle (1930-1977) and Democracy and Social Justice Cycle (1977-2010). Crisis since then. (Book: Lynne Rienner Publishers)

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Macroeconomia Desenvolvimentista

2016. With José Luis Oreiro e Nelson Marconi. Our more complete analysis of Developmental Macroeconomics – the central economic theory within New Developmentalism. (book)

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Burocracia pública


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Burocracia pública e classes dirigentes no Brasil

2007. The Brazilian state bureaucracy was part of the ruling class in association with the industrial bourgeoisie between the 1930s and the 1980s. English version available. (Paper: Revista de Sociologia e Política (Univ.Paraná).



Burocracia pública e reforma gerencial

2007. The Brazilian public bureaucracy as well as the industrial bourgeoisie are out of the dominant political coalition since late 1980s. Yet, as it is engaged in the 1995 Managerial Reform, it is committed with a project.(Paper Revista do Serviço Público). French version available.



Política e insulamento burocrático no Brasil (prefácio a A Gramática Política do Brasil, de Edson Nunes)

1997. The author defines four "gramatics" relating society and the state in Brazil: clientelism, corporatism, bureaucratic insulation and procedural universalism. I update this analysis considering the 1985 transition to democracy (Preface to book by Edson de Oliveira Nunes)



Josaphat Marinho e o servidor público

1995. The public bureaucracy has a major role in every society. A managerial reform of the state can only be in its favor, not against it. (Article: Correio Brasiliense)



Prefácio para Burocracia Pública e Política Industrial no Brasil

1994 - Preface to the Brazilian edition of book by Ben Ross Schneider.




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