POL 250 - Governments & Politics Around the World


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Constitutional Reform & Negotiation

Brazil (1984-1985)


Other Important Figures


Democratic Social Party (formerly ARENA)

National Confederation of Industry 


Unified Workers’ Central & ABC Metalworkers’ Union 

Santo André, São Bernardo do Campo and São Caetano do Sul and the Workers’ Party 

National Union of Students 

National Conference of Brazilian Bishops & Ecclesiastic Base Communities 

Liberation Theology 

For more, search the Library Catalog

Professional Organizations 

Order of Attorneys of Brazil
Brazilian Press Association

South Africa (1990-1994)


National Party leader (Afrikaner Nationalist Party)

African National Congress 

Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC)/Azanian People’s Liberation Army 

South African Defence Force

South African Students’ Organization (SASO)

Congress of South African Trade Unions 

South African Council of Churches