Brazil: Reversal of Fortune-Alfred P. Montero

  • Title: Brazil: Reversal of Fortune
  • Author: Alfred P. Montero
  • Released: 2014-02-03
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  • Pages: 288
  • ISBN: 0745661645
  • ISBN13: 978-0745661643
  • ASIN: 0745661645


Review "This timely book is a must read for anyone looking for a nuanced understanding of Brazil's political, economic and social development over the last twenty years."
Anthony Pereira, Director, Brazil Institute, King’s College London

"Brazil is the best single-volume introduction to contemporary Brazilian affairs. A seasoned observer, Montero dissects the remarkable renaissance of Brazil since the mid-1990s, asking whether recent gains in governability and human welfare are sustainable. The answer is cautiously positive, but Montero successfully highlights the many unanswered questions posed by the new Brazilian model of development."
Timothy J. Power, University of Oxford

"A masterful treatment of both Brazil's rise as an emerging power and its ongoing challenges of development. It will be essential reading for anyone interested in understanding how Brazil overcame its seemingly intractable barriers to economic and political development."
Peter Kingstone, King’s College London

About the Author Alfred P. Montero is Professor and chair of Political Science at Carleton College, and the author of numerous books and journal articles on Brazil and Latin American politics. He is also associate editor of Latin American Politics and Society. pdf
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