Making party democracy in Greece by Takis S. Pappas

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  • Greece -- Politics and government -- 1974-

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StatementTakis S. Pappas.
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Pagination226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL18130991M
ISBN 100333719298

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Focusing on the formative years, the central theme of this Making party democracy in Greece book is the building of democracy in contemporary Greece and the role played in it by the newly-emergent political parties.

Although all main parties are examined according to their importance, attention is chiefly given to conservative New Democracy which, led for the Format: Paperback. Get this from a library. Making party democracy in Greece. [Takis Spyros Pappas] -- "Now that contemporary Greek democracy is consolidated and functioning, this book re-examines its foundations and original political design.

Focusing on the. Get this from a library. Making party democracy in Greece. [Takis Spyros Pappas] -- Now that contemporary Greek democracy is consolidated and functioning, this book re-examines its foundations and original political design.

Focusing on the. Focusing on the formative years, the central theme of this book is the building of democracy in contemporary Greece and the role played in it. MAKING PARTY DEMOCRACY IN GREECE: Author: TAKIS S. PAPPAS: Summary: Focuses on the formative period to examine the foundations and origins of the democracy that is just now consolidating and functioning in the country.

Analyzes the differing logics of its new parties, the antithesis between charismatic leadership: Publisher: PALGRAVE. Populism and Liberal Democracy A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis Takis S.

Pappas. The first book to offer a comprehensive theory about populism during both its emergence and consolidation phases in three geographical regions: Europe, Latin America and the United States.

Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία dēmokratía, "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people exercise the authority of government. Who people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and cornerstones of these issues are freedom of assembly and speech, inclusiveness and.

Ostracism, in which a citizen could be expelled from Athens for 10 years, was among the powers of the ekklesia.

The Ekklesia. Athenian democracy was a direct democracy made up of three important. A democracy is a political system, or a system of decision-making within an institution or organization or a country, in which all members have an equal share of power.

Modern democracies are characterized by two capabilities that differentiate them fundamentally from earlier forms of government: the capacity to intervene in their own societies and the. Abstract. Setting up a democracy is one thing, making it work is quite another.

This study began with postwar politics in Greece, when the political parties had no autonomy and were almost entirely dependent on a partisan : Takis S. Pappas. It’s these vicissitudes of democracy, its twists and turns from antiquity to modernity, its radical transformations, that my book Democracy: A Life and Author: Paul Cartledge.

Democracy - Democracy - The Roman Republic: At about the same time that popular government was introduced in Greece, it also appeared on the Italian Peninsula in the city of Rome.

The Romans called their system a rēspūblica, or republic, from the Latin rēs, meaning thing or affair, and pūblicus or pūblica, meaning public—thus, a republic was the thing that belonged to the.

The New Democracy (Greek: Νέα Δημοκρατία, Nea Dimokratia, IPA: [ˈnea ðimokraˈtia]), also referred to Making party democracy in Greece book ND (ΝΔ) by its initials, is a liberal-conservative political party in modern Greek politics, New Democracy has been the main centre-right political party and one of the two major parties along with its historic rival, the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK).President: Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

This chapter describes the origins and foundation of the New Democracy Party (Nea Demokratia, ND), the fundamental political agent of the centre-right in Greece from till now. The Right in Greece is once again gaining ground, and posing a serious risk to Greek democracy.

Supporters of the New Democracy party sit beneath a picture of party leader and Prime Minister Antonis Samara in an election kiosk on Janu in Athens, Greece. Paul Cartledge is A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture Emeritus at the University of Cambridge.

He is an honorary citizen of modern Sparta and holds the Gold Cross of the Order of Honor awarded by the President of Greece. His previous books include The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece (Cambridge,), The Spartans (Random House, ), Cited by: New Democracy conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaking outside the party's headquarters, after the election in Athens, Greece, July 7, ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS/REUTERS In both cases, you need a few loud politicians who will inspire the far-right voters — and New Democracy was never lacking in that regard.

The fundamental principle of direct democracy is that all citizens take part in decision-making and there’s a strong respect for minorities. Unfortunately, this wasn’t extended to women, who were not given the vote until (and even until in the case of one canton).

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Democracy is a system of government in which power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or through freely elected representatives. The term is derived from the Greek ‘demokratia,’ which was coined in the 5th century BCE to denote the political systems of some Greek city-states, notably Athens.

Based on the promising democratic changes around the world during the late twentieth century, what are the favorable factors for building democracy. In the s, research on democratization mushroomed, exploring how to explain reasons for democracy around the world.

The global spread of democracy resulted in numerous conclusions about national and international Author: Daniel Silander. Before the Greek debt crisis began infew were aware of the scale of patronage politics in contemporary Greece, and the ways it has for a long time affected the country's policy-making.

He has authored Making Party Democracy in Greece (Macmillan ), The Charismatic Party: PASOK, Papandreou, Power (Patakis,in Greek), Populism and Crisis Politics in Greece (Palgrave ; also translated in Greek), On the Tightrope: National Crises and Political Acrobatics from Trikoupis to Tsipras (Ikarosin Greek), and co.

Democracy in these instances is a verb, not an adjective. It is the action of people as they deliberate and work together to affect society rather than a form of governance.

Activism-as-democracy is not institutional or structural. It is a process, ever being made.3 Such democratizing practices are the subject of this book. Some words of. Ancient Greece first coined the concept of "democracy", yet almost every major ancient Greek thinker-from Plato and Aristotle onwards- was ambivalent towards or even hostile to democracy in any form.

The explanation for this is quite simple: the elite perceived majority power as tantamount to a dictatorship of the : Oxford University Press. New Democracy Against Democracy. International Relations, Social Movements • Janu • Aris-George-Baldur Spourdalakis, Dionysia Pitsili-Chatzi, Hilary Wainwright, Jodi Dean and Leo Panitch.

There’s only one country in the world where the decade long crisis of neoliberal global capitalism swept a radical left party into government: Greece. The first problem is that democracy is fundamentally about who is making decisions. It is a procedure, and the results of democratic procedure (in a parliament or in a workplace) cannot be predetermined.

By contrast, socialism (like capitalism) is a statement about what decisions ought to be made. It is a substantive goal or principle. "A smart book that speaks to the concerns not only of area specialists but to students of democratic transition around the world."—Philip G.

Roeder, Political Science Quarterly "[Democracy from Scratch] will doubtless become a standard in the field Among its fine attributes are its solid grounding in comparative political theory, its. Scholars have long been aware that the ingredients that went into the making of the Democracy were numerous and diverse.

The book owed something to the influence of Tocqueville’s milieu, particularly the intellectual and political setting of early nineteenth-century France.

It showed the marks of Tocqueville’s early life and education. Introduction. European integration has long had an enhancing effect on Europe’s national democracies.

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Given the recent Greek crisis, where does the party now stand. I’ve been working for some 30 years now around the socialist parties. Not only in Greece but in Europe. My doctoral thesis, my first book, is on what I call socialists in power in Greece, France, and Spain at the start of the 80s.

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It was an experiment. The people really liked it. How it worked is that all adult citizens had to take an active part in government (rule by many) if called on to do so. At this time, citizens were free men. The Panhellenic Socialist Movement is connected with the period of transition known as Metapolitefsi, which followed the collapse of.

Participatory democracy or participative democracy emphasizes the broad participation of constituents in the direction and operation of political systems.

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