9780807823118

Eroding Military Influence in Brazil : Politicians Against Soldiers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807823118

  • ISBN10:

    0807823112

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-03-01
  • Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr

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Summary

"A significant contribution to the literature on post-transition civil-military relations. Hunter convincingly challenges the conventional wisdom that military tutelage in new democracies will necessarily continue or get worse". J. Samuel Fitch, University of Colorado

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Acronyms And Abbreviationsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
The Reduction of Military Influence in Postauthoritarian Brazil: Analytic Themesp. 5
Conclusionp. 24
Military Strength at the Inception of Civilian Rulep. 26
Conclusionp. 40
Military Prer0gatives and Institutional Structures Under the New Democracyp. 42
Conclusionp. 69
Labor Rights in Brazil's New Democracy: Politicians Rein in the Militaryp. 72
Conclusionp. 92
Budgetary Politics: Soldiers and Politicians Competep. 95
Conclusionp. 115
Civil-Military Conflict Over the Amazonp. 116
Conclusionp. 138
Conclusionp. 139
Notesp. 175
Bibliographyp. 213
Indexp. 235
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