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Title: Forming coalitions: the case of Brazil in the brics
Authors: Doval, Gisela Pereyra
Keywords: Brazil
coalitions
BRICS
multilateralism
South-South cooperation
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: OBSERVARE. Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
Citation: Doval, Gisela Pereyra (2015). "Forming coalitions: the case of Brazil in the BRICS". JANUS.NET e-journal of International Relations, Vol. 6, N.º 2, November 2015-April 2016. Consulted [online] on date of last visit, observare.ual.pt/janus.net/en_vol6_n2_art01
Abstract: This article examines the importance of belonging to a group that puts pressure internationally through a coalition pursuing similar goals. The process of coalition building has been central in Brazil’s multilateral negotiations to balance the centre-periphery forces, but also with regard to the possibilities that this country has of belonging to the club of the powerful. We hold that the BRICS group is a step in Brazilian ambitions towards that end. We also emphasize the common views and differences of these five countries at multilateral level. The aim of this article is to analyse Brazil’s strategy of coalition building to understand what kind of coalition the so-called BRICS countries form and ascertain the advantages and disadvantages of Brazil’s participation in it.
Peer Reviewed: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11144/2437
ISSN: 1647-7251
Publisher Version: http://observare.ual.pt/janus.net/images/stories/PDF/vol6_n2/en/en_vol6_n2_art1.pdf
Appears in Collections:OBSERVARE - JANUS.NET e-journal of International Relations. Vol.6, n.2 (November 2015 - April 2016)

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