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"THE GREEN SHIRT THAT IS OUTSIDE THE UNION IS NOT FULFILLING ITS DUTY": The newspaper A Offensiva, the workers and the integralist corporativism (1936-1937)

Grant number: 22/08614-7
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2023
Effective date (End): July 31, 2025
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - History of Brazil
Principal Investigator:Edilene Teresinha Toledo
Grantee:Júlio Bueno Rosa Neto
Host Institution: Escola de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (EFLCH). Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus Guarulhos. Guarulhos , SP, Brazil


The inter-war period was marked by the crisis of classical liberalism and the advance of socialist ideas on the American continent. In this context, corporatism emerged as a third way to solve the social issue in Latin American countries. In Brazil, corporatism was widely discussed in the newspapers of different extreme right-wing political movements, including the Brazilian Integralist Action (Ação Integralista Brasileira - AIB). This research project intends to carry out a study on the role of corporatism as a third way in the construction of the Integral State as the integralist collaborators thought in the pages of A Offensiva (RJ), the newspaper with the largest national circulation of the AIB during the 1930s. The main hypothesis of this research is that there was an intense mobilization of the corporatist discourse by the collaborators of the periodical in favor of the entry of integralist workers in unions and class associations, in parallel with the formation of integralist professional groups, in order to dispute the political space with their enemies from the so-called Green Year (1936). In order to analyze the developments regarding the corporatist project and the relationship between the AIB and the workers, we will use the numbers of the newspaper A Offensiva published between 1936 and 1937, privileging the investigation of its union sections, Pagina Syndical and Trabalho e Syndicalismo.

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