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09 lecture 2 - 04/07/09 Lecture 2 History 8C Brazil -huge...

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04/07/09 Lecture 2 History 8C Brazil - huge -sugar plantations w/ slavery -Portuguese colony -produced mostly sugar, cotton and coffee -contrasts/similarities w/ Cuba -large portion of the Amazon -large Native American population *film "Cochette" by Hector B*** - won four awards for foreign picture -used street actors -new portrayal of life on the streets for children -important part of urban life in Brazil -children employed by hit men, etc b/c they can't be tried in a court of law -highlight the favela life, not every stereotype is true Growth of Shanty towns -byproduct of industrialization -lots of urban areas -biggest ones, Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paolo -grown to be substandard housing Brazil
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-Favela/ favelados (aka ranchos, barriados, turgurios) -Getulio Vargas 1930-45; Estado Novo; Father of the Poor due to social security measures -Father of the working class, provided jobs to urban people of Brazil -minimum wage requirement, established the right to unionize, encouraged workers to organize -regime is called New State -Import Substitution Industrialization -- ISI -Juscelino Kubitschek, 1956 -- Brazilia -loved huge dams in Amazonian territory, inhabited by
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