The Political Construction of Brazil

2017. An encompassing analysis of Brazil’s society, economy and politics since the Independence. A national-dependent interpretation. Three historical cycles of the relation state-society: State and Territorial Integration Cycle (1822-1929), Nation and Development Cycle (1930-1977) and Democracy and Social Justice Cycle (1977-2010). Crisis since then. (Book: Lynne Rienner Publishers)

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Macroeconomia Desenvolvimentista

2016. With José Luis Oreiro e Nelson Marconi. Our more complete analysis of Developmental Macroeconomics – the central economic theory within New Developmentalism. (book)

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Classes e tecnoburocracia


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Capitalismo financeiro-rentista

2018. Rentiers, the inheritors of the entrepreneurs, and financiers, a special type of technobureaucrats, are the fuling classes in contemporary capitalism; neoliberalism is their ideology. The financiers manage the wealth of the idle rentiers and act as organic intellectuals of this very narrow class coalition. (Revista de Estudos Avançados,USP)



Rentier-financier capitalism

2018. Rentiers, the inheritors of the entrepreneurs, and financiers, a special type of technobureaucrats, are the fuling classes in contemporary capitalism; neoliberalism is their ideology. The financiers manage the wealth of the idle rentiers and act as organic intellectuals of this very narrow class coalition. (Paper to be published)



Capital e organização no capitalismo tecnoburocrático

2014. Technobureaucratic or professionals' capitalism are adequate names to identify today's capitalism. It is a mixed social formation, where two relations of production - capital and organization - are present. (Paper: Tempo Social)



Cuba e o socialismo possível

2011. The 1959 Cuban Revolution was a nationalist and a socialist revolution. In both cases it was only partially successful. (Article: Estudos Avançados).



As duas fases da história e as fases do capitalismo

2011. The capitalist revolution is a major economic and social change that divides the history of mankind in two parts, as it opens room to development. Capitalist development, on its hand, follows a number o phases or stages. (Paper: Crítica e Sociedade)



A dupla conversão: do ideal socialista ao estatismo e deste ao capitalismo

2010. On the opportunity of the 100 years of the Soviet Revolution, I include in the first page of this site this paper. In argues that the socialist revolution turned first statist, and, second, capitalist. (Paper: Revista USP).



Dominação financeira e sua crise no quadro do capitalismo do conhecimento e do Estado democrático social

2008. The present global economic crisis happens in a finance based and knowledge capitalism where bright private technobureaucrats formed in the best MBAs enriched. (Estudos Avançados). Spanish version available



La dominacion financiera y su crisis

2008. The present global economic crisis happens in a finance based and knowledge capitalism where bright private technobureaucrats formed in the best MBAs enriched. (Umbrales de América del Sur). Versão disponível em Português



Burocracia pública e classes dirigentes no Brasil

2007. The Brazilian state bureaucracy was part of the ruling class in association with the industrial bourgeoisie between the 1930s and the 1980s. English version available. (Paper: Revista de Sociologia e Política (Univ.Paraná).



Classe média (Folha, 13.12.06)

2006. The middle class is suffering most with Brazil's quasi-stagnation. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Acordo nacional no início do século XXI

2006. In order to become again a real nation Brazil needs a encompassing national agreement, where the association between businessmen and the state bureaucracy is key. (Note in , Economia Brasileira na Encruzilhada)



Capitalismo dos técnicos e democracia

2005. The rise of the professional middle class, knowledge as the new strategic factor of production, and democracy. English version available. (Paper: Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais)



O que é a tecnoburocracia?

Gérard Lebrun (2004) "What is technobureaucracy?". The French philosopher surveys A Sociedade Estatal e a Tecnoburocracia. Paper in the Festricht of Bresser-Pereira, Em Busca do Novo. (Paper in edited book)



Professionals capitalism and democracy

2004. The rise of the professional middle class, knowledge as the new strategic factor of production, and the implications for democracy. The correspondent concept of capital.Portuguese version available.(Paper in book honoring J. K. Galbraith).



Do estado patrimonial ao gerencial

2001. An overview of the rise of the state and of public administration in Brazil since late nineteenth century, ending with the 1995/98 Public Management Reform. (Paper in edited book)



O capitalismo dos técnicos

2001. The global world remains capitalist, but the key actors are not anymore capitalists but technobureaucrats. (ABCP/UFMG Boletim de Conjuntura, September 2001). Technobureaucracy, Globalization, Capitalism.



A crítica da direita e da esquerda a um estado em crise

1992. The state is being criticized, on the right, by neoliberals, and on the left, by "logic of capital" Marxists. There is a cyclical aspect in it.(Paper: Lua Nova)



Technobureaucratic Capitalism (eBook)

1990. A summing up of my ideas on technobureaucracy and capitalism. (eBook)



Technobureaucratic Capitalism

1990. The rise of technobureaucracy or the professional middle class: in capitalism, sharing power with the bourgeoisie in the Soviet Union and other comand economies, as the ruling class. It is revised translation of A Sociedade Estatal e a Tecnoburocracia (1981) with the adition of the paper "Social Classes and Strata in Contemporary Capitalism". (Book unpublished: fully available here.)



O que é a Tecnoburocracia?

Gérard Lebrun, 1983. The French philosopher writes a survey of A Sociedade Estatal e a Tecnoburocracia and of the technobureaucratic class. (In Passeios ao Léu)



1980-1981: A revolução autogestionária na Polônia

1982. Paper on the Solidarinosc revolution in Poland written after a visit to the country. The perspective of self-management after statist domination. (Paper: Revista de Administração de Empresas)



O capitalismo e os limites da burocracia

1981. Luiz Antonio de Oliveira Lima and Luiz Gonzaga Belluzzo criticize the essay "Notas Introdutórias ao Modo Tecnoburocrático ou Estatal da Produção". See my response, "Lições do aprendiz de feiticeiro".



Classes e estratos sociais no capitalismo contemporâneo

1981. A sistematic analysis on social classes in contemporary capitalism distinguishing social classes from social strata and showing how the two concepts are interconected. English version available. (Paper: published only in this site)



Social classes and strata in contemporary capitalism

1981. A sistematic analysis on social classes in contemporary capitalism distinguishing social classes from social strata and showing how the two concepts are interconected. Portuguese version available. (Paper: published only in this site)



Fatos novos, novas relações de produção

1981. The technobureaucratic class is increasingly powerful but we should not be deterministic about it. (Introduction to the first edition of A Sociedade Estatal e a Tecnoburocracia)



A Sociedade Estatal e a Tecnoburocracia

1981. The rise of technobureaucracy or the professional middle class. In capitalism, sharing power with the bourgeoisie in Soviet Union and other comand economies, as the ruling class. Collected papers. (Book: Editora Brasiliense)



Lições do aprendiz de feiticeiro ou tecnoburocracia e empresa monopolista

1980. Response to Lima & Belluzzo'critique of my theory of technobureaucracy. They criticize me according to Marx, but I claim to be more faithful to Marx's spirit. (Note Estudos Cebrap)



China e União Soviética, estatismo e socialismo

1979. A comparison between relatively socialist China and technobureaucratic URSS after a visit to these two countries. (Paper: Cadernos de Opinião)



Empresas multinacionais e interesses de classe

1978. Multinational entreprises involve a new form of dependency, requiring carefull scrutiny. Brazil does not need so much of capital as it is said. The Brazilian bourgeoisie is associated to multinationals, but the state's technobureaucracy is not, and may be a source of national autonomy. (Paper: Encontros com a Civilização Brasileira)*



Les entreprises multinationales et le sous-développement Industrialisé

1978. Multinational enterprises contribute to economic development but are cause of income concentration.(Paper: Revue Tiers Monde)



Após a redemocratização

1977. The transition to democracy and, gradually, to socialism predicted on the basis of the rupture of the alliance of the bourgeoisie with the military technobureaucracy. (Paper: Contexto).



Notes d'introduction au mode de production technobureaucratique

1977 [1980]. To the emergence of the new middle class - the technobureaucratic or professional middle class - corresponds a new relation of production, the organization, and a new mode of production: the technobureaucratic or state mode of production. Portuguese version available.(Paper: LHomme et Société)



Notas introdutórias ao modo tecnoburocrático ou estatal de produção

1977. o the emergence of the new middle class - the technobureaucratic or professional middle class - corresponds a new relation of production, the organization, and a new mode of production: the technobureaucratic or state mode of production. French version available. (Paper: Estudos CEBRAP)



Empresários e Administradores no Brasil

1974. The modernization and profissionalization of the business enterprises in Brazil. The social origins and the career of Paulista chief executives. (COMPLETE BOOK)



Tecnoburocracia e Contestação

1972. Three essays: the student revolution, the political revolution in the Catholic Church, particularly in Latin America, and the world emergence of the new professional middle class. (Book: Editora Vozes).



Origens étnicas dos dirigentes das empresas paulistas comparada com a dos empresários

1972. A comparison of the ethnic origins of Paulista business executives (1964 survey) with the origin of Paulista entrepreneurs (1962). (chapter of book)



Mobilidade e Carreira dos Dirigentes das Empresas Paulistas

1964/1972 - PhD dissertation based on research that I made with Heinrich Rattner and Orlando Figueiredo, financed by the Núcleo de Pesquisas e Publicações (NPP) da EAESP/FGV, and published as the book Empresários e Administradores no Brasil, Editora Brasiliense, 1974. (PhD Dissertation presented for the title of Doctor in Economics, FEA/USP)



A Emergência da Tecnoburocracia

1972. A new social class - technobureaucracy or the new middle class - emerged in capitalist societies. (Essay) Escaneado from the book, Tecnoburocracia e Contestação).



A revolução estudantil

1968. The student revolution will transform the capitalist society. It is a middle class, intellectual and utopian revolution. (Essay in Tecnoburocracia e Contestação)



O administrador profissional e as perspectivas da sociedade brasileira

1966. Given the existence of a large middle classe, democracy's restoration is inevitable. In this process, Brazilian industrial entrepreneurs must associate themselves with the new business managers that are emerging and develop a national development strategy that should be democratic and socially progressive. (Paper: Revista de Administração de Empresas)



The rise of middle class and middle management in Brazil

1962. A new salaried middle class is emerging in Brazil as a consequence of the Industrial Revolution that began in 1930. The Portuguese version appeared as Chapter 3 of Desenvolvimento e Crise no Brasil (1968). (Paper: Journal of Inter-American Studies).



Changing perspectives of social mobility

1960. The conflict that American graduate business students face between the drive for social mobility and the conditions found by William Henry: leaving home and forgeting friends (Term-paper: MBA at Michigan State University)




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