From “country of the futureℍ to emergent country: Popular consumption in Brazil

Ruben George Oliven, Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

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Popular consumption is currently at the heart of public debate in Brazil. It has been approached as a truly national phenomenon, directly related as it is with public policies for distributing income. In effect, the latter’s most immediate outcome has been to increase the purchasing power of a substantial part of Brazilian society.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConsumer Culture in Latin America
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781137116864
ISBN (Print)9780230340732
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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