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About Henrique Tavares Furtado

Henrique Tavares Furtado is a PhD Candidate in International Politics at the University of Manchester

Articles by Henrique Tavares Furtado

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Brazil’s economy of violence: the 50-year noose

Brazil is indeed stuck in the past. However, this temporal disjunction is less the outcome of being economically or institutionally backward, but more of an insistence on resorting to violence as a mean of managing political anxiety. 

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