Democracy and the state in the new Southern Europe



Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York

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  • Democracy -- Europe, Southern,
  • Europe, Southern -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-393) and index.

Statementedited by Richard Gunther, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, and Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos.
SeriesThe new Southern Europe
ContributionsGunther, Richard., Diamandouros, Nikiforos P., Sōtēropoulos, Dēmētrēs A., 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN94.A58 .D45 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 433 p. cm.
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17930872M
ISBN 100199202818, 0199202826
ISBN 109780199202812, 9780199202829
LC Control Number2006018946

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This book is the fourth in a five-volume series examining the cultural, economic, political, and social changes that have transformed Southern Europe (Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain) in the final three decades of the 20th century. Like the preceding three volumes, it examines the impact of three powerful transformative forces that, in general, have eroded away the “exceptional” status.

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It makes a major contribution. This chapter presents an overview of the central theme of the book—the overcoming of “Southern European exceptionalism” and approximation over the past four decades of state capacities and public policies typical of other West European democracies—which the chapter hypothesizes is in large measure a product of the interaction among three forces, democratization, socioeconomic.

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