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Manifesting Democracy?


Manifesting Democracy?

Urban Protests and the Politics of Representation in Brazil Post 2013
Antipode Book Series 1. Aufl.

von: Maite Conde

19,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 30.03.2022
ISBN/EAN: 9781119331247
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 224

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This volume explores the series of public protests – <i>manifestações</i> – that took place in a number of Brazilian cities in June and July 2013, when thousands of people took to the streets to demand improvements in urban infrastructures.<br /> <ul> <li>Critically examines the role these protests played in politics, the political and their relationships to urban space and culture</li> <li>Analyses their connections to the emergence of a ‘New Right’ in Brazil, which saw the election of Bolsonaro</li> <li>Includes first-hand accounts and brings together contributions from both activists and scholars within a number of different fields (geography, history, philosophy, art, political economy)</li> <li>The first interdisciplinary English language anthology to address Brazil’s 2013 protests and the broader political and cultural questions they raise</li> <li>A major contribution to Brazilian and Latin American Studies in Europe and the USA, as well as interdisciplinary studies of social movements, urban culture and politics</li> </ul>
<p>Notes on Contributors vii</p> <p>List of Illustrations xi</p> <p>Series Editors’ Preface xii</p> <p>Acknowledgements xiii</p> <p>1 Introduction 1<br /><i>Maite Conde</i></p> <p>2 June 2013: A Moment in the Struggle for Public Transport in the City 23<br /><i>Marina Capusso and Matheus Preis</i></p> <p>3 The June 2013 Demonstrations in the City of São Paulo 39<br /><i>Marilena Chaui</i></p> <p>4 Are They Black Blocs? The Trajectories of Militancy, Repression, and the Contestation of Meaning in Rio de Janeiro’s Protests 52<br /><i>André Reyes Novaes and Mariana Lamego</i></p> <p>5 Media Activism and Diverse Tactics on the Streets of Brazil: Observations about and from <i>Mídia NINJA </i>71<br /><i>Marianna Olinger</i></p> <p>6 The Politics of Strolling 82<br /><i>Pedro Erber</i></p> <p>7 <i>Seja Gari, Seja Herói </i>(Be a Binman, Be a Hero): Aesthetic Manifestations in Rio de Janeiro’s Protests 101<br /><i>Barbara Szaniecki</i></p> <p>8 Social Movements and Participatory Planning: The Limits of Institutionalization 119<br /><i>Renato Anelli and Ana Paula Koury</i></p> <p>9 Brazil: Development Strategies and Social Change from Import Substitution to the June Days 137<br /><i>Alfredo Saad-Filho</i></p> <p>10 The Democratic Eclipse: Between the Brazil of Social Struggles and the Brazil of Political Coups 166<br /><i>Francisco Foot Hardman</i></p> <p>Index 187</p>
‘This book is a must-read for those seeking to understand right-wing authoritarianism in contemporary Brazil. It connects Brazil's street protests of 2013 - a moment celebrated by progressives at the time - to the eventual rise of Jair Bolsonaro. The essays presented here highlight key insights from top scholars in the field, and offer context for understanding politics and the future of Brazilian democracy.’<br /><b>Dr Jeff Garmany, University of Melbourne</b>
<p><b>Maite Conde</B> is Professor of Brazilian Studies and Visual Culture at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, UK. She is the author of <i>Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity</i> (2018) which received the Katherine Singer Kovacs award by the Modern Language Association in 2019, and<i> Consuming Visions: Cinema, Writing and Modernity in Brazil </i>(2012). She has also edited the collections <i>Between Conformity and Resistance: Essays in Politics, Culture and the State</i> by Marilena Chauí (2012) and <i>On Brazil and Global Cinema by Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes</i> (with Stephanie Dennison, 2018).</p>
<p>‘This book is a must-read for those seeking to understand right-wing authoritarianism in contemporary Brazil. It connects Brazil's street protests of 2013 - a moment celebrated by progressives at the time - to the eventual rise of Jair Bolsonaro. The essays presented here highlight key insights from top scholars in the field, and offer context for understanding politics and the future of Brazilian democracy.’</p> <p><b> —Dr Jeff Garmany, University of Melbourne</b> <p><i>Manifesting Democracy? </i>explores the series of public protests – manifestações – that took place in a number of Brazilian cities in June and July 2013, when thousands of people took to the streets to demand improvements in urban infrastructures. This book critically examines the role these protests played in politics, the political and their relationships to urban space and culture. It also analyses their connections to the emergence of a ‘New Right’ in Brazil. <p>Bringing together scholars from a number of different fields (geography, history, philosophy, art, political economy) and activists, this book is the first interdisciplinary English language anthology to address Brazil’s 2013 protests and the broader political and cultural questions they raise. As such, it is a major contribution to Brazilian and Latin American Studies in Europe and the USA, as well as interdisciplinary studies of social movements, urban culture and politics.
<p>‘This book is a must-read for those seeking to understand right-wing authoritarianism in contemporary Brazil. It connects Brazil's street protests of 2013 - a moment celebrated by progressives at the time - to the eventual rise of Jair Bolsonaro. The essays presented here highlight key insights from top scholars in the field, and offer context for understanding politics and the future of Brazilian democracy.’<br /><b>Dr Jeff Garmany, University of Melbourne</b></p>

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