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Author French, John D.
Title Drowning in laws : labor law and Brazilian political culture / John D. French.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2004]
©2004

Subject Labor laws and legislation -- Social aspects -- Brazil.
Industrial relations -- Brazil.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 233 pages) : illustrations
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-226) and index.
Contents Brazilian labor legislation and the origins debate : gifts bestowed and fascist impositions -- The scholarly politics of Brazilian labor law -- The CLT in practice : a generosity akin to fraud -- For the English to see? The CLT in foreign and domestic perspective -- The enigma of Brazilian labor law : Vargas and the government's bureaucratic Trabalhista Empire, 1950-1954 -- Labor law through the prism of subjectivity : legal consciousness, grievances, and class mobilization -- The politics of aphorism : the social question as a police matter (caso de polićia).
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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Summary Seen as the end of an exclusively repressive approach, the Consolidation of Labour Laws (CLT) was long hailed as one of the world's most advanced bodies of social legislation. John D. French examines the juridical origins of the CLT and the role it played in the cultural and political formation of the Brazilian working class.
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ISBN 0807863556 (electronic bk.)
9780807863558 (electronic bk.)
9780807828571 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807828572 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807855270 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0807855278 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 57707359
Additional Format Print version: French, John D. Drowning in laws. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004 0807828572 0807855278 (DLC) 2003025753 (OCoLC)53814291