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By John D. French

seeing that 1943, the lives of Brazilian operating humans and their employers were ruled through the Consolidation of work legislation (CLT). obvious because the finish of an solely repressive procedure, the CLT was once lengthy hailed as one of many world's so much complex our bodies of social laws. In Drowning in Laws, John D. French examines the juridical origins of the CLT and the position it performed within the cultural and political formation of the Brazilian operating class.

Focusing at the really open political period referred to as the Populist Republic of 1945 to 1964, French illustrates the evident distinction among the generosity of the CLT's criminal can provide and the meager justice meted out in offices, executive ministries, and hard work courts. He argues that the legislation, from the outset, was once extra a great than a suite of enforceable regulations--there was once no goal at the a part of leaders and bureaucrats to really perform what was once promised, but staff seized at the CLT's utopian premises whereas attacking its systemic flaws. finally, French says, the hard work legislation turned "real" within the place of work merely to the level that employees struggled to show the imaginary perfect into reality.

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