Mass Protests under ‘Left Neoliberalism’: Brazil, June-July 2013

@article{SaadFilho2013MassPU,
  title={Mass Protests under ‘Left Neoliberalism’: Brazil, June-July 2013},
  author={A. Saad-Filho},
  journal={Critical Sociology},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={657 - 669}
}
The mass movements in June and July 2013 were the largest and most significant protests in Brazil for a generation, and they have shaken up the country’s political system. They expressed a wide range of demands about public service provision and governance, and concerns with corruption. Their social base was broad, starting with students and left-wing activists and including, later, many middle-class protesters and specific categories of workers. The deep and contradictory frustrations… Expand
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