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This International Sociological Association Handbook presents and tracks the transformation of the societies and social relations that characterize the twenty-first century. The volume is organized around a conceptualization of three processes that are fundamental to the analyses of micro, meso and macro social relations: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation. Case studies discuss and contextualize debates within an international overview of relevant literature incorporating material about North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Social Movements in Brazil: Characteristics and Research
Social movements in Brazil: Characteristics and research
Mariada Glória Gohn
Introduction

This chapter presents a brief panorama of the social movements in Brazil in the last decades of the twentieth century and at the beginning of this millennium; and characterizes the changes in the collective actions and in ...

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