|Series||Working papers -- no.113|
|Contributions||Institut de Ciències Polítiques i Socials.|
Stabilising Fragile Democracies: New Party Systems in Southern and Eastern Europe - Kindle edition by Lewis, Paul, Pridham, Geoffrey. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Stabilising Fragile Democracies: New Party Systems in Southern and Eastern cturer: Routledge. About Democracy in Southern Europe How have Malta and Cyprus - both EU members – transitioned from colonial island states to independent democracies? With the assistance of primary documentation this book traces the difficult path of these two states to becoming independent liberal democracies by using the pathway of democratization through. To say that democratic progress in Southern Europe has followed a fluctuating path is an understatement. Since the midth Century, the region has witnessed a variety of regimes including brutal dictatorships, military rule and flourishing pluralist multi-party democracies. When this book first published in , several ‘new’ democracies were emerging in Southern Europe. Italy, Portugal, Spain and Greece were generally seen as conforming to the western European model of liberal by:
Consolidating the Third Wave Democracies edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, Yun-han Chu, and Hung-mao Tien An in-depth analysis of the struggle to consolidate new and fragile democracies—available in hardcover or two paperback volumes for course use. Political parties play a central, if not the central, political role in parliamentary democracies. They are also likely to play a key role in the establishment of new parliamentary democracies. This volume provides a systematic comparison of the democratic transitions in both Eastern and Southern Europe from this point of Edition: 1st Edition. She focuses on four democracies in Southern and East-Central Europe and addresses political parties from a cross-regional perspective. Featuring a wealth of new information on party organization, this book provides a valuable theoretical and empirical contribution to our understanding of political parties in both old and new : Ingrid Van Biezen. However, the way to analyse this issue is going to change when we can take for granted that there is a very broad, large legitimation of democracy as the dominant type of regime in the world, and this is so, especially after the establishment of democracies in Southern Europe and Latin America, and later in Eastern Europe at the end of s.
The politics of economic adjustment in new democracies has received a lot of attention. However, none of the most recent examinations provide a thorough comparative analysis of Southern Europe. Ethier's book fills this gap. The book challenges many existing preconceptions about Southern Europe. About the Book. Is democracy a hot-house plant? Is it difficult to transplant it into new soil? The fall of so many dictatorships in the last few years—first in Southern Europe, then in Latin America, now in Eastern Europe—opens new, more optimistic perspectives on democratic development. Get this from a library! Stabilising Fragile Democracies: New Party Systems in Southern and Eastern Europe.. [Geoffrey Pridham; Paul Lewis] -- The first book to provide a systematic comparison of the democratic transitions in both Eastern and Southern Europe, covering Italy, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Hungary, Romania, Poland and Bulgaria. Constructing Democracy in Southern Europe. by Lauren M. McLaren. Democratization Studies. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis.