Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) by Evan S. Lieberman

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Subjects:

  • Political economy,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Taxation,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Africa,
  • Brazil,
  • Latin America,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • South Africa,
  • General,
  • Taxation - General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Comparative studies

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages344
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Open LibraryOL7755655M
ISBN 100521816785
ISBN 109780521816786

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South Africa's institutionalized white supremacy created a level of political solidarity that contributed to the development of a highly progressive and efficient tax system. In Brazil, federalism and official non-racialism proved more divisive, making the enactment and collection of progressive taxes Cited by: IDRF Fellow Evan Lieberman’s analysis focuses on the politics of taxation as a way of understanding the development of governments.

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Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa. Evan S. Lieberman. Cambridge University Press, The author compares and contrasts the taxation systems of Brazil and South Africa.

Nationally-specific definitions of citizenship proved decisive for the development of the Tax State in Brazil and South Africa in the twentieth century. Although both countries had been divided along racial and regional lines in the late nineteenth century, watershed constitutions addressed these.

POLITICS & SOCIETYEVAN S. LIEBERMAN National Political Community and the Politics of Income Taxation in Brazil and South Africa in the Twentieth Century EVAN S. LIEBERMAN Brazil: Race, Region So Africa: Race, Region Brazil: Fall of the Emperor () So Africa: Boer War (). Whether you agree that race and regionalism are causal factors in state development, Lieberman succeeds in using taxation as a vehicle for understanding the political histories of the two societies.

The per capita growth and politicla histories of Brazil and South Africa make them odd bedfellows ripe for by: Get this from a library.

Race and regionalism in the politics of taxation in Brazil and South Africa. [Evan S Lieberman] -- Nationally-specific definitions of citizenship proved decisive for the development of the Tax State in Brazil and South Africa in the twentieth century.

Although both. InBrazil, with a mostly black and mixed race or mulatto population, was the last country in the Western Hemisphere to abolish slavery. During more than years of slavery in the Americas.

Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) by Evan S. Lieberman ISBN ISBN Paperback; Cambridge University Press; ISBN During the Jim Crow era in South Carolina, a clause was adopted that called for two years' residence, a poll tax of one dollar, the ability to read and write any section of the U.S.

Constitution or to understand it when read aloud, the owning of property worth $, and the disqualification of convicts. These types of measures resulted in. Continental Regionalism: Brazil’s prominent role in the Americas Susanne Gratius and Miriam Gomes Saraiva No. /February Abstract Brazil has a dual identity as a Latin American country and one of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

The ways in which racial and spatial cleavages were addressed in the Brazilian constitution and the South Africa Act influenced the development of interclass and intraclass relations, which in turn affected the willingness of upper-income groups to accept state demands for income tax payments. The economic factors behind ‘race-making’ in both Brazil and South Africa played more a part than did any of the political or social conditions.

Whether those conditions be of racism on the part of an ethnic group, desire for political unity, or whether it be of a social pressure to end slavery. The South Africa-Brazil Joint Commission reviewed progress made in the implementation of the agreements reached between the two countries over the past few years, as well as explored new avenues aimed at consolidating and strengthening political and.

that regionalism, as currently practiced in Africa, is part of the problem and not part of the solution. It is anticipated that more questions will be raised about regionalism in Africa than answers provide, since the phenomenon examined is very complex and one that some have termed “the weave-world of regionalisation and globalisation.” (BOAS.

Whether you agree that race and regionalism are causal factors in state development, Lieberman succeeds in using taxation as a vehicle for understanding the political histories of the two societies.

The per capita growth and politicla histories of Brazil and South Africa make them odd. BEE is designed to influence almost all businesses in South Africa and compels compliance with its race-based criteria.

State taxation and repurposed spending accounts directly for about one-third of all sales turnover in the South African economy, so BEE exerts a tremendous direct influence over the business sector. Taxation may involve payments to a minimum of two different levels of government: central government through SARS or to local government.

Prior to the South African tax system was "source-based", wherein income is taxed in the country where it originates. Since Januarythe tax system was changed to "residence-based" wherein taxpayers residing in South Africa are taxed on their.

Despite 25 years of democracy, South Africa remains the most economically unequal country in the world, according to the World Bank.

If anything, the "Rainbow Nation" is. The regime of apartheid which is that practices of Capitalism in South African can be viewed as the focused and attention to the relationship between the country’s economy and its polity, specifically on the relationship between class and race to build differences, racial capitalism and segregation between the working class people and the.

Furthermore, ‘Brazilian Regionalism in a Global Context’ urges scholars to consider the region’s interactions with the world beyond Brazil’s borders.

In this way, instead of considering Brazil’s regions as isolated and insular, our project emphasizes that regional identities, cultures, and even politics were developed through their. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rule, Stephen P. Regionalism and the political allegiances of Black South Africans.

[Pretoria]: Africa Institute of South Africa, []. He is the author of "Boundaries of Contagion: How Ethnic Politics have Shaped Government Responses to AIDS" (Princeton University Press ) and "Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa" (Cambridge University Press ), and has published articles in the American Political Science Review, Annual Review of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Politics & Society, Studies in Comparative International Development.

3. William Reno, Corruption and State Politics in Sierra Leone (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). Daniel Bach (), ‘Regionalism versus regional integration: the emergence of a new paradigm in Africa’ in Jean Grugel and Wil Hout (eds.), Regionalism Across the North-South.

The population of South Africa is about million people of diverse origins, cultures, languages, and religions.

The South African census was the last held and the next will be in InStatistics South Africa counted million foreigners in total. However, reports [specify] suggest that is an underestimation. The real figure may be as high as five million, including some.

It will be hard for Rousseff or any other political leader in Brazil to restore confidence to the levels ofwhen Brazil’s economy grew by percent, merely by improving macroeconomic policy.

For Brazil’s star to shine again, it must do more than. The Political Economy of Regionalism in Africa: A Decade of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) S. Asante. Praeger, - Africa, West - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We. Race and Racism in Historical Perspective: Comparing Brazil, South Africa, and the U.S.—G. Fredrickson. COUNTRY PORTRAITS. The Second Republic: Race, Inequality, and Democracy in South Africa—W. James and J.

Lever. Combating Racism in South Africa: Redress/Remedies—M. Ramphele. Whiteness in the Rainbow: Experiencing the Loss of Privilege in the New South Africa—M. Steyn. South African exports to Brazil in accounted for US$ million, while Brazilian exports to South Africa totalled US$ billion.

Duringa total of 38, Brazilians visited South Africa. In this book, Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass explain why this is so, offering a detailed and comprehensive analysis of inequality in South Africa from the midtwentieth century to the early twenty-first century.

They show that the basis of inequality shifted in the last decades of the twentieth century from race to class. Law about the racial segregation in South Africa was published insame year as the constitution of South Africa. There came a lot of resistance against racial segregation.

Between and Africans founded many political parties and labour organizations. For example South African Native National Congress was founded in Race and Regionalism The election of Barack Obama represents a turning point in the role of race in United States politics.

It proves conclusively that the United States electorate has moved past simple prejudice based on the color of a person’s skin. This three-step process will show the possible but limited prospect of regionalism in Africa. Conceptualising ‘Regionalism in Africa’ This essay defines ‘regionalism in Africa’ as an essentially political project aimed at increasing and deepening regional cooperation and integration among African states.

Taxation is, by and large, the most important source of government revenue in nearly all countries. According to the most recent estimates from the International Centre for Tax and Development, total tax revenues account for more than 80% of total government revenue in about half of the countries in the world – and more than 50% in almost every country.

Some believe that these parallels between South Africa during the apartheid era and modern-day Brazil are associated with the country's history of slavery and associated racial castes, as inequities in the economic and social status particularly affect Afro-Brazilians in comparison to other groups.

According to São Paulo Congressman Aloizio Mercadante, a member of Brazil's leftist Workers. In politics, regionalism is a political ideology focusing on the "development of a political or social system based on one or more" regions and/or the national, normative or economic interests of a specific region, group of regions or another subnational entity, gaining strength from or aiming to strengthen the "consciousness of and loyalty to a distinct region with a homogeneous population.Book Description.

Brexit confirms that the EU is not a super-state in the making but rather an advanced regional organization. This book bridges the gap between EU studies and international relations by providing a student-friendly presentation of regional, multidimensional cooperation among neighbouring states and societies, its four epochs and relevant variations and similarities across five.South Africa is located on the southern tip of Africa, with coastlines on both the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

Africa’s third-largest economy behind Nigeria and Egypt, South Africa draws.

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