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Title Emergent Brazil : key perspectives on a new global power / edited by Jeffrey D. Needell.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
©2015

Subject Globalization -- Brazil.
Brazil -- History.
Brazil -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Brazil -- Economic conditions.
Alt Name Needell, Jeffrey D.,
Description 1 online resource (309 pages)
Summary This collection of sixteen essays examines the impact of Brazilian trends, institutions, culture, and religion on the world through accelerating processes of globalization.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: An attempt to grasp the moment / Jeffrey D. Needell -- Part I: Brazil, today and yesterday -- The country of the present, or, leaving the future in the past / Marshall Eakin -- Brazilian spring or Brazilian autumn? First impressions of the June days of 2013 / Fernando Lattman-Weltman -- Part II: Brazil's political scene -- Understanding the increasing popularity of Brazilian presidents / Daniela Campello and Cesar Zucco Jr -- Too soon to give up, too late to really matter: impasses, self-deception, and Brazil's media-democratization agenda / Fernando Lattman-Weltman -- Part III: Brazil's urban scene -- Crime victimization in Brazil, 2009: risks by race, class, and place / Charles H. Wood and Ludmila Ribeiro -- Pacification urbanism: a view from Rio's old industrial suburbs / Mariana Cavalcanti -- Popular culture in emergent Brazil / Bryan McCann -- Part IV: Brazilian religions and the world -- Neo-Pentecostals on the pitch: Brazilian football players as missionaries abroad / Carmen Rial -- The global spread of Brazilian religions / Cristina Rocha and Manuel A. Vásquez -- Part V: Brazilian forest and field to the world -- Biofuels: energy for the world / Roberto Rodrigues -- Agribusiness and sustainability of the orange juice and sugar and ethanol industries of Sao Paulo and Florida / James A. Sterns, Thomas H. Spreen, and Paula M. Mercadante -- Environmental governance and technological innovations for sustainable development in the Amazon / Judson F. Valentim -- Emergent socio-environmental development in Amazonia / Marianne Schmink -- Part VI: Brazil's new diplomatic role in the world -- Brazil: an emerging nuclear power / Carlo Patti -- The strange case of the missing relationship: Brazil and the United States / Peter Hakim.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813055381 (electronic bk.)
0813055385 (electronic bk.)
9780813050942
0813050944
9780813060675
0813060672
OCLC # 907689759
Additional Format Print version: Emergent Brazil. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015] 9780813060675 (DLC) 2014048363 (OCoLC)889164944