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Populism and crisis politics in Greece, Takis S. Pappas - hbk

Summary
Exploring the negative effects of populism, this study presents an original explanation of Greece's current political and economic failures. It argues that the sovereign debt crisis only exacerbated the malfunctioning of a democracy long ago contaminated by populist politics while also offering a more general insight into the impact of populism
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction -- Part I: Populist Democracy -- 2. Fledgling Liberalism -- 3. Populism Ascendant -- 4. Popular Sovereignty -- 5. Biased Beliefs -- Profile: Conservative Entrepreneur -- Part II: Cogs And Wheels -- 6. Patronage Politics -- 7. Polarized Bipartism -- 8. Why Reforms Failed? -- Profile: Unprincipled Socialist -- Part III. Legitimation Crisis -- 9. Economic Crisis -- 10. Social Discord -- 11. Features of Unrest -- 12. Modern Luddites -- Profile: Leftist Peddler -- Part IV: Party System Change -- 13. Critical Elections -- 14. Anti-system Voting -- 15. Loss Aversion -- Profile: Stubborn Reformist -- Part V: Lessons From Greece -- 16. Embattled Democracy
Language
eng
Physical Description
xi, 162 p. ;, 23 cm
Isbn
9781137410573

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