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This is a listing, for the time being incomplete, of books, collections and book chapters on political and social elites and ruling classes in Brazil. Priority was given to work available online.

The material is organized into ten large subjects (1. Processes of recruitment and social itineraries (social origin and career patterns); 2. Elites, political action, and decision-making processes (state and government); 3. Elites, elections, political parties and social movements; 4. Concepts, theories and methods; 5. Elites, political performance and democratic quality; 6. Social values and political ideologies of elite groups; 7. Memory and testimonies; 8. Biographies 9. Parliamentary speeches, and 10. Parliamentary debates), and, among them, are listed alphabetically by author’s last name.

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Page last updated on 23 June 2012