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Five theses on the Brazilian social formation (study notes guided by the pessimism of reason and a conclusion animated by the optimism of practice)


The article is based on the studies with the PPGSS of ESS of UFRJ, through Nepem and presents five theses on the Brazilian social formation in the closing of the historical cycle opened by the crisis of bourgeois autocracy at the end of 1970s. It deals with the maintenance of the determinations of called Prussian way and its consequences for the form of the bourgeois state in Brazil, for the dynamics of the class struggle, the struggle for rights and the role of Social Work in this new stage that opens.

Social Formation; State; Classes; Ideology; Social Work

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