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Comparative Politics

2011

Adriano Codato

Getulio Vargas

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Intervenção Estatal, Centralização Política E Reforma Burocrática: O Significado Dos Departamentos Administrativos No Estado Novo, Adriano Codato Jan 2011

Intervenção Estatal, Centralização Política E Reforma Burocrática: O Significado Dos Departamentos Administrativos No Estado Novo, Adriano Codato

Adriano Codato

The purpose of this paper is to expose and explain a precise moment of the Brazilian political-institutional evolution. It explores the conflicts that are at the origin of choice and implementation of a new politico-administrative system in post-1930. The paper explores the origins, design and objectives that drove the invention of a bureaucratic apparatus which, together with the Federal Interventor, not only controls the regional political elites, but also contributed to the organization of state power on a national basis, cooperating to facilitate state capacity: the Administrative Department. I analyze the political context, legal history and the institutional innovations of ...