Posts by : Rafael R. Ioris

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Rafael R. Ioris is Assistant Professor of Latin American History at the University of Denver. He has been a regular contributor to the Brazilian daily Estadão. He holds a Ph.D. from Emory University and his research interests embrace the comparative study of national development in Latin American societies and U.S-Latin American relations in the Cold War era. His publications include Transforming Brazil: A History of National Development in the Postwar Era.(Routledge, 2014); ‘Assessing development and the idea of development in the 1950s in Brazil,’ Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, vol. 33, no. 3 (132), Jul-Sep. 2013. (co-authored with Antonio A. R. Ioris); ‘and Fifty Years in Five and What is in it for Us? Development Promotion, Populism, Industrial Workers and the Case of Carestia in 1950s Brazil,’ Journal of Latin American Studies, vol. 44, no. 02, June 2012
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The normalization of Bolsonaro’s candidacy is, in itself, a dangerous development for a country that until recently seemed to be on a path of …

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by Rafael R. Ioris. One of the most important innovations in modern thinking is the notion of linear history. Breaking with the logic present …

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That Brasil is currently involved in one of its most profound political and economic crises in recent history is no news to anyone paying …

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Brasil’s streets have been filled with protests in the last few weeks, evoking similar events taking place earlier in the year. Most of the …

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‘Transforming Brazil: a History of National Development in the Postwar Era’ critically revisits the context of the time in Brazil in order to reexamine …

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Successive demonstrations in its most important cities, brawls between militants of opposing ideological sides who see the other as an enemy rather than a …