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McGill experts: Social tension ahead of the World Cup

Published: 26 May 2014

While the World Cup is set to start on June 12, not all Brazilians are excited about the tournament taking place in their country. Protests and strikes are now part of the Brazilian landscape ahead of the World Cup and The Beautiful Game doesn't look so pretty anymore.

McGill Experts

Manuel Balan - Department of Political Science
Expertise: Latin American politics, corruption and development, social tensions in Brazil ahead of the World Cup.
Bio: http://www.mcgill.ca/politicalscience/faculty/manuel-balán

Philip Oxhorn - Department of Political Science
Expertise: Latin American politics, civil society and the resolution of contemporary problems, social tensions in Brazil ahead of the World Cup, political and economic situation in Brazil.  
Bio: http://www.mcgill.ca/politicalscience/faculty/oxhorn

Source: Brazil braced for more World Cup protests 

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