Essays Tagged: "Brazilian"

Kalapalo Indians of Central Brazil.

in lowland South America. Through no effort of their own, they have been isolated artificially from Brazilian social and economic influences that reach almost every other Indian tribe in Brazil. This ...

(7 pages) 169 2 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

This Cause and Effect Essay describes how a legal case influenced a person to become a Lawyer.

hile in jail his cellmates frequently raped him, which is a common thing to happen for "rappers" in Brazilian jails. Right after a couple of years in jail he began showing signs of pneumonia, soon he ... as then very sick, alone and hopeless.Pichote's case very quickly became a kind of landmark for the Brazilian judicial system and gained national attention of Media and Human Rights Organizations. Rig ...

(4 pages) 86 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An applied environmental ethics 'case study on the Brazilian rainforest'.

s 50 percent of Brazil's territory, was home to only 3,5 percent of the population with the rest of Brazilians, mostly landless, congesting the coastal cities. Increased colonisation of this area (the ... ted islands to the less-populated ones from 1950 to 1985, was observed as a successful model by the Brazilian authorities (Shoumatoff).Brazil could simultaneously help relieve its debt, by cutting dow ...

(23 pages) 267 1 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Brazilian Rainforest Deforestation, what it's effecting and how much longer it will be around

ntribute to the forest's destruction but, the main threat is an economic one. The dependence of the Brazilian citizens on wood from the country's forest for fuel and export as well as income from mini ... l. One company withdraws 35 million tons of iron ore each year from the rainforest. (Plundering the Brazilian Rainforest, 1) A common method of mining is called strip mining. With this method all the ...

(9 pages) 189 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Brazil

le living in Brazil, most of them near the coast. The population is growing rapidly and half of all Brazilians are under the age of 20. By the end of the century, it is estimated that Brazil's populat ... rowing a fifth of the coffee, a third of the cotton, and all the tea. Traditionally the majority of Brazilians settled near the coast, but in the last 30 years the rapid movement from rural areas to u ...

(11 pages) 195 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why Presidentialism is Undesirable in a Newly Founded Democracy: Brazil's Struggle to Liberalize

owth, as well as administrations that opposed thisliberalization. This led to an instability in the Brazilian form of democratic government, theireconomy, and their political parties. The people's rea ... and their political parties. The people's reactions to these instabilities confirm the fact thatthe Brazilian democratic regime was not working effectively. Even though Brazil was governedunder a demo ...

(12 pages) 51 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Brazil Cultural Vignette.

ricans. Although America claims to be the essence of mixing pot for cultures within its boundaries, Brazilians seem to claim that in America nobody actually assimilates, but rather keeps their own cul ... obody actually assimilates, but rather keeps their own culture. Within this claim is the truth that Brazilians are essentially mixed in into a simple culture, which will be covered later I this vignet ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

sometimes called. It has to do with people, with the color, with the music, with the spirit of the Brazilian people. The whole country stops for four days. It is amazingly cheerful, and full of joy, ... , where they have the friendliest people on the planet, eager to meet you and share their wonderful Brazilian culture. For us, it was not a Carnival cruise, but a land tour and festival where we were ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Import and Export trade of Brazil

current trade policy. In addition, two International Trade theories in point are applied to analyze Brazilian perceived trade issues and select the appropriate option for the future trade policy. In t ... nd reduced non-tariff barriers, but various barriers to trade still exists in different fields. The Brazilian government is emphasizing increased trade opportunities for the different sectors through ...

(15 pages) 261 0 3.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Nova Incorporated: Two sourcing opportunities

ent for South America who request authority to purchase all products for South America from a local Brazilian source.Nova is an International company which manufacture and distribute display fixture i ... e the best distribution price for different consumer in different countries. It's the case here for Brazilian and Asian markets where they try to decrease cost to conquer these growing markets. To be ...

(7 pages) 67 0 2.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

MERCOSUR and Venezuela

s first group is the effect that the strong competence coming from the larger and/or more efficient Brazilian producers may have on micro, small, and medium businesses. It would avoid also dangerous s ... latter fundamentally. First, in view of the relative exclusion of benefits derived from MERCOSUR of Brazilian northern and northeaster states, and the close geography and economic complementing featur ...

(2 pages) 176 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has nothing to do with success?

n an important match, but to harm themselves while shaving, for example. Such was the case with the Brazilian footballer Emerson, who cut his foot with a bottle. Then he missed the World Championship ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Destruction of the Rain Forest.

countries clear cut the land with a slash and burn technique to build roads or highways such as the Brazilian superhighway. This highway stretches to one end of Brazil to the other. However as with ma ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Leiningen Versus the Ants

ably happen to it. And now I'm ready for anything and everything-including your ants". Not even the Brazilian official's thought-provoking words would make him think twice of his actions. From his exp ...

(3 pages) 2468 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cross-cultural comparison between Australia and Brazil

characteristics such as the workforce, the educational system and family of these two cultures.The Brazilian education system includes both public (federal, state and municipal) and private instituti ... hrough to 14 and public education is free at all levels. Significant advances have been made in the Brazilian educational structure in the last 30 years. In 1988 at least 25% of state and local tax re ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Banking Concept of Education" by Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire is a native Brazilian who spent most of his earlier life teaching in poor areas of Brazil. His fundamentals of e ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This paper discusses Brazil and their influence on global climate change, And why they refused to become involved with Kyoto

The Brazilian involvement in Kyoto and beyondIntroductionBrazil was my portion of the Kyoto debate. Befo ...

(3 pages) 31 0 2.7 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Leiningen Characterization

is extremely confident in himself, his abilities and most of all his intellect. When warned by the Brazilian officer, Leiningen was completely confident he could take on the many ants. His confidence ...

(1 pages) 1172 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Three-toed Sloth

The Brazilian three-toed sloth is a creature that is on the edge of becoming extinct. The Brazilian thre ... family is the Bradypodidae, its genus is Bradypus, and its species is the Bradypus variegatus. The Brazilian three-toed sloth is a slow moving creature due to its speed it has become an endangered sp ... The tail of the sloth is about 1 to 3 inches long. (www.animalsoftherainforest.com/sloth.html) The Brazilian three-toed sloth has a brownish fur, which it uses to try and camouflage itself. Also, to ...

(3 pages) 1820 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Brazil: Human Geography

age of Portuguese and major religions of Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.Cultural DiffusionMost Brazilians lived in very densely populated areas of eastern Brazil. Although urbanization has not pr ... h century. Intermarriage between Portuguese and Indians produced a new race called mamelucos by the Brazilians.During the 1538, African slaves were brought to Brazil. Mulattoes, those mixed Negro and ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.3 Oct/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays