Extreme-right, democracy and oligarchy Brazil in the global context

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José Maurício Domingues


This article places the Brazilian Bolsonaro government in comparative perspective, particularly in what refers to the surge and strengthening of extreme-right globally. It discusses the emergence of a new sort of political regime (advanced liberal oligarchy) within a more general analysis of modern political regimes (in particular liberal democracy and its crisis, fascism and bureaucratic authoritarianism), the eruption of popular mobilization since 2013 in the country (as part of a global trend), the crisis of the left and how unexpectedly an extreme-right political movement came to power in Brazil. The article then analyses the Bolsonaro government in greater detail, its right-wing posture and its relation to liberal democracy and its largely oligarchic elements, as well as moves by the opposition.

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Domingues, J. M. (2021). Extreme-right, democracy and oligarchy. REVISTA EUROLATINOAMERICANA DE ANÁLISIS SOCIAL Y POLÍTICO, 2(3), 101-116. Recuperado a partir de http://www.ojs.unsj.edu.ar/index.php/relasp/article/view/683
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