Teoria da Democracia
Documentos 1 a 31 de 31
2009. Este livro discute, do ponto de vista histórico, a construção de um "Estado republicano", ou seja, um Estado forte e capaz, dotado de legitimidade democrática e de eficiência administrativa, e apto a se defender contra indivíduos e grupos poderosos que buscam capturá-lo ou privatizá-lo. Em inglês "Democracy and Public Management Reform". (Book: Editora FGV)
2019. Survey of book by Yascha Mounk. Liberal democracy is in crisis. It could not be otherwise because neoliberals see it as the ideal form of society. (Article in Quatro Cinco Um-Revista dos Livros)
2017. Pre-industrial countries are supposed to realize their capitalist revolution in a global political famework that requires that they are democratic. But today's rich and middle income countries made it while their regimes was authoritarian. Publicado como Texto para Discussão
2015. Pre-industrial countries are supposed to realize their capitalist revolution in a global political famework that requires that they are democratic. But today's rich and middle income countries made it while their regimes was authoritarian. (Texto para Discussão EESP/FGV n.410, january 2016). Publicado no Brazilian Journal of Political Economy.
2015. Long interview. Bresser-Pereira speaks about his life, ideas, and Brazil. (Long interview to Leandro Fontoura, Zero Hora)
2014. Liberais afirmam que o decreto sobre participação social implica o risco do surgimento de "um poder paralelo". Puro nonsense (article: Folha de S.Paulo).
2014. The domestic and foreign (imperialism) obstacles that pre-industrial countries face to realize their national and industrial or capitalist revolution. (EESP/FGV discussion paper 367)
2011. Transition to democracy can happen before the capitalist revolution, but democratic consolidation depends that it is "completed", i.e., that economic surplus is appropriated in the market. (Paper: Dados).
2012. Transition to democracy can happen before the capitalist revolution, but democratic consolidation depends that it is "completed", i.e., that economic surplus is appropriated in the market. (Paper: Économie Appliquée) Versão atualizada de Why did democracy become the preferred political regime only in the twentieth century
2011. (Paper) The final version of this paper is Democracy and capitalist revolution,but I decided to conserve this earlier version.
2010. Democratization is the improvement of the quality of democracy. Besides reduction of political inequality, it requires reduction of economic inequality. (Paper for the Festschrift of José Maria Maravall).
2009. A consolidated democracy requires a capable state, a strong nation and an active civil society. The quality of democracy must be improved but it is a mistake to o include in the concept of democracy more than its minimum, procedural, requirements. (Paper)
2008. Only in early twentieth century the bourgeoisie accepted democracy. The new historical fact that led to to democracy was the capitalist revolution. The final version of this paper is Democracy and capitalist revolution.
2005. The rise of the professional middle class, knowledge as the new strategic factor of production, and democracy. English version available. (Paper: Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais)
2005. Participative and republican democracy is the third historical form of democracy - a form that is just emerging. Previously we had "elites democracy", and "public opinions democracy", which is the present dominant form. (Paper: Novos Estudos CEBRAP)*
2004. With Cunill Grau, Garnier, Oszlak and Przeworski. The relations between politics and public management. Book by the members of CLAD's Scientific Council. (Edited book: CLAD)
Helio Jaguaribe (2004) "Democracy of public opinion". Paper in the Festricht of Bresser-Pereira, Em Busca do Novo. (Paper in edited book)
2004. The new state that is emerging in the developed countries is a republican state in so far as it is increasingly capable of protecting itself from rent-seeking or its capture by private interests. (Paper: Lua Nova)*
2004. The rise of the professional middle class, knowledge as the new strategic factor of production, and the implications for democracy. The correspondent concept of capital.Portuguese version available.(Paper in book honoring J. K. Galbraith).
2002. In reforming the state the democtratic constraint has priority over the economic one. English and Spanish versions available.(Paper)
2000. This paper presents a hystorical typology of democracy: elites or Schumpeterian democracy, civil society"s public opinions democracy, participatory democracy, and deliberative democracy. Brazil is in transition from elites democracy to public opinions democracy. Portuguese version available. (Paper: IPSA Congress, Quebec)
2000. Brazil, as all new democracies, is a "democracy of elites ". Yet, there are indication of a transition to what may be called "democracy of civil society", where public opinion and public non state political advocacy organizations become relevant. English version available. (In Reis Velloso edited book)
1999. Edited book with Nuria Cunill Grau. Essays on public non-state or civil society organizations and the 1995 Brazilian Public Management Reform.
1999. As the democracy advances, civil society and its organizations get also more democratic, and their power in making politicians and bureaucrats accountable increases. (Paper in edited book by Bresser-Pereira, Wilheim and Sola)
1998. Com Nuria Cunill Grau. Between the state and the market there is the public non-state sector, which includes either service or social accountability organizations. Portuguese version available.(Paper in book edited by Bresser-Pereia & Cunil Grau)*
1995. The concept of state and the main theories. The role of civil society in assuring democratic legitimacy to the state. English version available. (Paper: Lua Nova)*
1995. Book actually written by Adam Przeworski and co-autored by several authors including myself ww contributed with texts freely used by the writer. (Book: Cambridge University Press)
1993. Bresser-Pereira interviews Norberto Bobbio on social-liberalism, etc. Folha de S. Paulo, Mais!, 5.12.1994
1994. There are three models of capitalism: the American, the Japanese, and the European or social democratic. The choice criterium is efficiency - what will lead Latin American to choose a combination of the social-democratic and the Japanese (developmental) model. As to democracy, it is a end in itself or a means to freedom and peace, not to economic development. Thus, trade-offs between growth and democracy should not be considered. (Published only in this website)
1980. Review to book by André Franco Montoro Alternativa Comunitária: Um Caminho para o Brasil. São Paulo, Nova Fronteira, 1982.
1982. Paper on the Solidarinosc revolution in Poland written after a visit to the country. The perspective of self-management after statist domination. (Paper: Revista de Administração de Empresas)