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By Fabio De Castro, K. Koonings, M. Wiesebron

ISBN-10: 113727381X

ISBN-13: 9781137273819

ISBN-10: 1349445436

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This edited assortment translates and assesses the transformation of Brazil less than the employees' get together. It addresses the level of the adjustments the employees' social gathering has caused and examines how winning those were, in addition to how continuity and social swap in Brazil have affected key domain names of economic system, society, and politics.

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Margin of error of 2 percent at 95 percent confidence level; poll correctly predicted final Serra and Dilma shares of the valid vote to within one-half of a percentage point for each candidate. ) 24 Timothy J. 1. Perceptions of change are more important than material conditions: in other words, electoral preferences in 2010 were largely shaped by the emergence of the ‘new middle-class’ in the Lula years. Remarkably, this statistical finding had already been anticipated by Dilma’s campaign slogan, ‘para o Brasil seguir mudando’, which was clearly intended to invoke ongoing processes of social mobility.

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Lula’s ability to win the election, to allay domestic and international fears about his policy intentions, and to secure deep mass support and broad interparty coalitions were all novelties in Brazilian politics – they changed the way the left was viewed and understood. Yet Lula had no domestic leftist predecessor to emulate, whereas Dilma does. An attentive Dilma could The Transition from Lula to Dilma 25 observe several emergent legacies or ‘lessons’ from the Lula years. In this section, I review four of these lessons (although I note that this list is by no means exhaustive) before turning to some of the salient issues and cleavages that have emerged as a result of the Lula experience.

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