Boaventura de Sousa Santos

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos.

Boaventura de Sousa Santos (Coimbra, 15 November 1940) is a Professor of Sociology at the School of Economics, University of Coimbra. Sousa Santos has taught in various universities including Yale, Wisconsin-Madison Law School and University of Warwick. He is active in the World Social Forum in Brazil.[1]

He has written on a range of areas including human rights, sociology of law, and democracy. In a polemic article written for the Brazilian left-wing magazine "Carta Capital" in August 2014, Mr. Santos expressed his views on the subject of the State of Israel by strongly advocating its "extinction".[2]

  1. ^ "Q&A: 'WSF Is As Much a Cultural Struggle As a Political One'". Inter Press Service. 2008-01-21. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  2. ^ BOAVENTURA, Souza Santos. "Boaventura: a possível extinção do Estado de Israel". Carta Capital. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 

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