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Colonialism and Brazil: a brief analysis of the country’s involvement in the rush for Oceania

Colonialism was a political doctrine that emerged in the 16th century, based on the occupation of foreign lands by other nations. This political doctrine lasted for almost five hundred years and began to decline along with the end of the Second World War, with the long and heterogeneous Afro-Asian decolonization process. It is possible to divide this long-term phenomenon into four phases: mercantile colonialism, exploration of Oceania, colonial imperialist capitalism, and the division of the wealth and resources of the former Turkish-Ottoman Empire. This article analyzes, using the bibliographic revision as methodology, the role played by Brazil within the phase of exploration of Oceania.

By |2022-09-13T15:54:35+02:00September 12th, 2022|Vol. 3 Num. 1|

The Brazilian Psychopolitical Condition in Tales Ab’Saber’s Anthropophagic Soldier

This article reflects upon the Brazilian psychopolitical condition based on Tales Ab’Saber’s latest book. It engages with a discussion over a lack of collective self-awareness that in Brazil leads to the societal denial over its capacity to inflict harm upon itself. A partial view of reality is explored through examples of how conservatives view the military dictatorship and distributive policies, besides exploring Ab’Saber’s way of approaching these issues through the story of a German solider visiting nineteenth-century Brazil and interacting in the streets with a reality distant from that of “civilized” Europe. Still emerged in slavery, the country however offers opportunities to explores loopholes that only tropical archaisms offered, ones that as much as oppression have shaped the Brazilian psychopolitical condition even though is instrumentalized in a farce aiming to overlook oppression.

By |2022-08-15T15:38:49+02:00August 15th, 2022|Vol. 3 Num. 1|

June: Brazilian presidential candidates on Twitter

Daily tweets spanning from June 1st to June 30th were collected for each one of the three main candidates in the Brazilian presidential election. Tweets were collected from both candidates' timelines and Twitter users mentioning the candidates, totaling more than 13 million tweets. Data were extracted through a Twitter API used exclusively for academic purposes and analyzed using R software.

Implications of the Reinsertion of Former Inmates in the Labor Market

This article argues that the post-prison life of the defendant, the compromise of the personality of a subject who undergoes the regime applied in jail, the lack of opportunity for a change of life, and even the possible consequences for the psychological and the relationships experienced by the individual inside and outside the institution.

By |2022-06-17T15:39:59+02:00June 20th, 2022|Vol. 3 Num. 1|

Brazilian’s presidential candidates on Twitter – April Report

The short analysis aims to contribute to interpretations of the movement on Twitter of possible candidates in the 2022 elections, as well as about what is said about them in the interactions of users of the platform in the month of April. This is ongoing research work and will be refined over the months leading up to the 2022 election.

Higher Education Public Policy: A Comparison between Mozambique and Brazil

The legislative issue can be pointed out as one of the main problems that higher education systems at a global level have been presented today, in this sense, although Brazil and Mozambique have gone through different periods and social and historical dynamics, giving rise to processes of political-educational, these two countries have considerable points of development.

By |2022-05-23T21:29:28+02:00May 23rd, 2022|Vol. 3 Num. 1|

Jair Bolsonaro and Andrzej Duda speeches: just a coincidence?

The distinctions between Brazil and Poland are huge in terms of economy, development, society and even regional integration. But, even so, Jair Bolsonaro and Andrzej Duda were elected by using populist and conservative discourses. So, with the use of social media by them, Brazilians and Polish, besides the advent of globalization. Is it just a coincidence?

By |2022-05-02T22:07:21+02:00May 9th, 2022|Vol. 3 Num. 1|

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