IBGE launches new volume of Journal of Brazilian Geography
March 28, 2019 10h00 AM | Last Updated: March 28, 2019 12h25 PM
New edition of the publication brings works of the Brazilian Congress of Political Geography, Geo-politics and Land Management - Congeo.
The IBGE releases today the second number of volume 63 of the Journal of Brazilian Geography - RBG. This publication especially brings a set of articles presented in the III Brazilian Congress of Political Geography, Geo-politics and Land Management - Congeo, held from September 10 to 14, 2018 in Niterói - RJ. In addition, the publication counts on two more remaining works from the Brazilian Coastal Zone dossier, launched in the first number of this volume in August 2018. Click here to access the journal.
The eight works on the III Congeo presented in this number reflect the diversity of subjects that comprise the agenda of the surveys currently being developed in the fields of political geography, geo-politics and land management, like the porosity of borders, regional blocks and the State as articulator and manager of the national territory.
Borders and Latin-American relations are points mentioned in the articles América Latina: uma integração regional agônica? (Latin America: an agonic regional integration?) A institucionalidade da integração regional e alguns de seus principais desafios (The institutionality of the regional integration and some of its major challenges), of Claudete de Castro Silva Vitte, from the State University of Campinas - Unicamp; Fronteira, conflitos e estado de exceção (Border, conflicts and state of exception), of Marcos Mondardo, from the Federal University of Greater Dourados - UFGD; A fronteira como espaço de trabalho: o mercado de trabalho no contexto das regiões de fronteira de Brasil e Bolívia (Border as workspace: the labor market in the context of the border region between Brazil and Bolivia), of Pedro Aguiar, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ; and As redes acadêmicas e a integração informacional do Brasil com as Américas e a África (The academic networks and the information integration of Brazil with the Americas and Africa), of Antonio Gomes de Jesus Neto, from the University of São Paulo - USP.
Different geopolitical and political geography analyses are also presented in O correio como braço logístico do Estado: A execução de políticas públicas por meio da rede de agências postais no território brasileiro (Post as the logistical arm of the State: The implementation of public policies through the network of post offices in the Brazilian territory), of Igor Venceslau, from USP; Bio(necro)política da mineração: quando o desastre atinge o corpo-território (Bio(necro)politics of mining: when disasters hit the body-territory), of Maria de Oliveira Penido, from the Fluminense Federal University - UFF; Política y geopolítica en el proceso de regionalización del regimen autoritario chileno (1973-1990) (Politics and geo-politics in the process of regionalization of the authoritarian Chilean regime (1973-1990)), of Rodolfo Quiroz, from USP; and A influência da geografia no comportamento eleitoral: contexto social de vizinhança (The influence of geography in the electoral behavior: social context of vicinity, of Aleksei Zolnerkevic, also from USP.
Written by researchers of the Federal University of Santa Catarina - UFSC, the two articles of the dossier address risks and impacts of the occupation of the coastal zone, as well as assess the management and public policies for the territory. Entitled Proposta metodológica para adequação das informações do Censo Demográfico do IBGE na análise da vulnerabilidade social a eventos extremos na zona costeira (Methodological proposal for the adaptation of the information of the IBGE´s Population Census in the analysis of the social vulnerability to extreme events in the coastal zone), this first article was written by Cibele Oliveira Lima and Jarbas Bonetti, of the UFSC´s Laboratory of Coastal Oceanography. The article Diagnóstico da gestão costeira e das políticas públicas do município de São Francisco do Sul, SC, Brasil (Diagnosis of the coastal management and public policies in the municipality of São Francisco do Sul, SC, Brazil), written by André de Souza de Lima, Apoena Calixto Figueirôa, Victor Gabriel Zapelini Guião Coelho, Celso Voos Vieira, Francisco Arenhart da Veiga Lima and Marinez Eymael Garcia Scherer closes the edition.
Edited by the IBGE, the RBG is a digital scientific publication published twice in the year, in March and August. Works can be continuously submitted by researchers from national and international institutions, including the IBGE. To access the complete content or submit works, visit the Journal of Brazilian Geography portal.