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This collection assesses the performance of Brazil’s Lula da Silva, the only working-class president in Latin American history, in his first term. The contributing scholars deal with Lula’s style of governance; the type of economic and social policies he adopted, in both their positive and negative aspects; the impact on regional inequalities; the administration’s treatment of agriculture and the environment; the nature of Lula’s foreign policy; and the Lula government’s place in the country’s long-term development. This volume is composed of renowned economists and regional scientists, as well as political scientists and historians.
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Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. (c. 1940- ) is a Catholic priest of the Congregation of the Mission, better known as the Vincentian Fathers.
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