Partidos Políticos, Sistemas Políticos, Financiamento Público


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Camara, O., Castro, L. de, & Oliveira, S. (2022). HOW DIFFERENT IS THE BRAZILIAN POLITICAL SYSTEM? A COMPARATIVE STUDY. E-Legis - Revista Eletrônica Do Programa De Pós-Graduação Da Câmara Dos Deputados, 15(37), 7–37. Recuperado de



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