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CivitasRevista de Ciências Sociais 2004, 4 1

Author: Nythamar de Oliveira

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Civitas - Revista de Ciências Sociais ISSN: 1519-6089 civitas@pucrs.br Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul Brasil Oliveira, Nythamar de Globalization and democratization in Brazil an interpretation. Civitas - Revista de Ciências Sociais, vol.
4, núm.
1, janeiro-junho, 2004, pp.
39-55 Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=74240104 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Globalization and democratization in Brazil an interpretation of Rawlss political liberalism Nythamar de Oliveira* As it was bluntly stated on the homepage of the Carnegie Council Program on Justice and Global Economy, “[g]lobalization has become a buzzword for the overarching economic, political, social, and cultural trends of the late twentieth century.
Considered from the perspective of social and economic justice, however, globalization has had a mixed record of success, at best.”1 The mixed blessings of globalization came under attack on several occasions such as the latest international summits in Europe and the Americas, and three editions of the World Social Forum, held at Porto Alegre, Brazil, at the ____________ * A first draft of this paper was read at the Philosophisches Forum of the Universität Kassel, in a seminar organized by Prof.
Hans-Georg Flickinger in February 2003 and supported by the CAPESDAAD exchange program on “Social Movements and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights: A Comparison between Brazil and Germany.” 1 Cf.
http:--www.carnegiecoumeil.org-themes-justice.html Civitas, Porto Alegre, v.
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