The National Commission of Social Welfare: State planning and social policy, 1951-1954

2020-01-29T02:41:20Z (GMT) by Samuel Silva Rodrigues de Oliveira

Abstract The article analyzes the creation of the National Commission of Social Welfare (Comissão Nacional de Bem-Estar Social) during the second Vargas administration (1951-1954). Presidential communiqués and the private archive of Alzira do Amaral Peixoto Vargas are used to characterize the context of the founding of the commission and its liaison with international entities involved in the planning of social welfare policies.