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25 de maio de 2014

os advogados do Estado Novo em São Paulo

[Auditório da Faculdade de 
Direito da Universidade 
de São Paulo] 

Codato, A., 2014. Classe política e regime autoritário: os advogados do Estado Novo em São Paulo. Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais, 29(84), pp.145–163.


Abstract:
The article, based on a prosopographic analysis of a small group, describes the emergence of a new political type during the period of the Brazilian Estado Novo (New State), and how it is not associated with the professionalization of the public bureaucracy, but with the way the profile and political hierarchy of the governing classes are redefined. The author exam- ines the political itineraries and social characteristics of the political class that took on the task of managing the state of Sao Paulo in the aftermath of the 1930 Revolution, as well as the failed revolu- tion of 1932 and the advent of the 1937 dictatorship. He discusses the rise of a group having a more technical and les traditional conformation, with juridical knowledge as its prime social resource, and how this leads to a sort of “Republic of Lawyers” which comes to replace the old “Republic of oligarchs”. Finally, the article proposes an interpretation of the three dimensions through which the shift in the Sao Paulo state political class is manifested during the 1930’s and 1940’s: social, professional, and symbolic.

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20 de maio de 2014

o trabalho legislativo no regime sem legislativo: o estado novo em são paulo

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São Paulo, anos 1940] 


CODATO, Adriano. The Legislative Work in an Authoritarian Regime: The Case of the São Paulo Administrative Departament. Brazilian Political Science Review, v. 8, p. 8-34, 2014.


Abstract:
This article describes the legislative process of the Administrative Depart- ment of the state of São Paulo (DAESP) during the Estado Novo dictatorship and seeks to answer three questions: i) what were its real attributions? ii) what was its place among the state-level government agencies? iii) what was its role in the dictatorial regime s public decision-making structure? Ordering and interpreting information on the DAESP s deliberative process will allow us to establish wheth- er or not it exercised power (understood as the capacity by those who controlled it to impose their preferences), what was the magnitude of this power, what type of power was exercised, over what and whom. The frequency of its meetings, the coordination of the agendas of the dictatorial State s apparatuses involved in the decision chain, the activism of each councillor of DAESP and a sample of the legal opinions produced by it between 1939-1947 were all analysed. The findings can be summarised into three propositions: i) DAESP was not a decision-making arena per se as it did not make important decisions, but instead produced a huge amount of decisions regarding the formal aspects of the decree-laws issued by the Interventoria Federal (appointed governors); ii) therefore, the president of the DAESP did not have greater political or bureaucratic power than the interventor, and iii) although the Department mimicked some legislative routines, it cannot be considered a substitute of the state legislature.

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