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  1. Mercosur: entre doctrinas, mercado y seguridad

    • Adriana Rossi
    26 January 2007

    La mirada geopolítica al mundo tiende a menudo a pasar por al alto el Mercosur, pero se trata de una zona atravesada por conflictos, proyectos, contradicciones y combates por la hegemonía que consigue encapsular varias de las dinámicas que caracterizan la construcción de poderes, alianzas y enemigos en el mundo actual marcado por la supremacía estadounidense.

  2. The Impact of Militia Actions on Public Security Policies in Rio de Janeiro

    • Tom Blickman, Paulo Jorge Ribeiro, Rosane Oliveira
    01 March 2010

    An examination of the rise of militias – well-organised private vigilante groups made up of rogue, dismissed or retired police officers, firemen and prison guards - in the recurrent episodes of extreme urban violence in Rio de Janeiro, which represents developments in urban security that spread far beyond Brazil.

  3. Una guerra inútil

    • Jorge Atilio Silva Iulianelli, Luiz Paulo Guanabara, Paulo Cesar Pontes Fraga, Tom Blickman
    09 November 2004
    Policy briefing

    Este número de Drogas y Conflicto describe el contexto de la violencia relacionada con las drogas en las áreas de cultivo de marihuana en el Nordeste de Brasil y en las favelas de Río.

  4. ¿Mercosur a la venta?

    • Claudia Torrelli
    06 August 2003

    Las negociaciones para lograr un acuerdo de libre comercio entre la Unión Europea y los países del Mercosur han entrado en su etapa decisiva.

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    Mercosur for Sale?

    • Claudia Torrelli
    06 August 2003

    Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and the Mercosur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) have entered their decisive stage.

  6. Fixing a broken system

    • Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara
    30 December 2014
    Report

    Despite efforts by governments in Latin America, illicit drugs continue to provide one of the largest incomes for criminal organizations, enabling them to penetrate and corrupt political and social institutions.

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    External Debt

    • Marcos Arruda
    01 May 2000
    Book

    This book outlines the insurmountable financial debt burden facing Brazil, and goes deeper to explore the complexities of social, environmental and political debt.

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    Por um modelo público de água

    • Brid Brennan, Olivier Hoedeman, Philipp Terhorst, Satoko Kishimoto, Belén Balanyá
    24 July 2007
    Book

    Estão reunidos na obra experiências de resistência contra a privatização e mercantilização e casos exemplares de gestão pública da água.

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    The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents

    • John Dinges
    11 February 2004
    Book

    This is the underground history of the international Dirty Wars by US allies in South America.

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    Polis & Demos

    31 October 2006
    Book
    In reviewing and comparing experiments with participatory budgeting and democratisation in Montevideo and Porto Alegre, the book aims to contribute to a more extensive and deeper understandings of left politics and democratic public policies in Latin America and the Global South.
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    Crônicas depois do furacão

    • Hilary Wainwright, Sue Branford
    25 January 2006
    Book

    Hilary Wainwright, coordenadora de vãrias redes internacionais de pesquisa e ativismo, procurou colocar-se no centro dos acontecimentos, dando voz a todos os lados da crise que se abateu sobre o PT e o governo Lula em 2005.

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    In the Eye of the Storm:

    • Hilary Wainwright
    25 January 2006
    Book

    In August 2005, Hilary Wainwright went to Brazil to find out 'what went wrong', and what positive lessons the Brazilian experience might hold for the future of the left. But on her arrival in Brazil, she found herself observing at first hand the unfolding of a political crisis.

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    Successful Experiences in Municipal Public Water and Sanitation Services from Brazil

    • Silvano Silvéiro da Costa, Leo Heller, Luiz Roberto Santos Moraes, Patrícia Campos Borja, Carlos Henrique de Melo, Denise Sacco
    09 January 2007
    Report

    The book presents twenty examples of successful public water delivery in large and small, wealthy and poor municipalities across Brazil.

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    En el ojo del huracán

    • Hilary Wainwright, Sue Bradford
    25 January 2006
    Report

    En mayo de 2005, comenzaron a surgir una serie de acusaciones de corrupción contra destacados dirigentes del Partido de los Trabajadores en Brasil, que acabaron estallando en una bomba política en agosto de ese mismo año. Hilary Wainwright se entrevistó con varias figuras destacadas del partido para recoger sus diversas posturas.

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    Transnational Corporations on Trial

    • Wolfgang Kaleck, Miriam Saage-Maaß
    08 October 2008
    Report

    This study analyses existing legal means of holding European transnational companies liable for extraterritorial human rights violations. The authors examine four representative legal cases against European companies in Latin America that revolve around problems typical in the region.

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    Smokeable cocaine and crack in Brazil

    • Tom Blickman
    02 October 2006
    Paper

    In Brazil, the first large crack consumption market appeared at the end of the 1980s in São Paulo and expanded during the 1990s reaching its peak halfway the decade. Crack use spread to other regions in Brazil during the 1990s, in particular to youngsters from low-income population in urban areas. A 2002 survey among young street dwellers in all the state capitals revealed that crack had spread to 22 states.

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    Economia solidária registra avanços no Ceará

    25 August 2009
    In the media
    Uma das referências em economia solidária, o socioeconomista Marcos Arruda, fala sobre o tema e aponta experiências práticas bem-sucedidas no Ceará.
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    Brasil

    06 February 2007
    Article
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    Report on a Mid-Term Review of the Vida Viva Project

    David Sogge
    18 September 2006
    Article
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    A política econômica da esquerda latino-americana no governo. O caso do Brasil

    Félix Ramon Ruiz Sánchez, João Machado Borges Neto e Rosa Maria Marques
    01 October 2006
    Article

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