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Democratizations in the European Periphery

Sonia Alonso and José María Maravall

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The 1962 Birkelbach report of the European Parliament declared that only those states that guaranteed truly democratic practices and respect for human rights and fundamental liberties would be ... More


Constitutional Design and Problems of Implementation in Southern and Eastern Europe

Leonardo Morlino

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 1: Institutional Engineering

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244089
eISBN:
9780191600364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244081.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this chapter, Leonardo Morlino presents an analytical framework for studying the implementation of constitutional norms. The aim of the first section is to isolate the guiding concepts for ... More


Regimes, Politics, and Markets: Democratization and Economic Change in Southern and Eastern Europe

José María Maravall

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280835
eISBN:
9780191684401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This study analyses the mutual relationship between politics and the economy. Focusing on the experiences of Southern and Eastern Europe, it examines the complex interdependence between democracies, ... More


Conflict and Cooperation: American–Western European Relations (not) Redefined, 1969–1977

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the late 1960s, the wider framework for and the basic structure of the North Atlantic alliance was being challenged on virtually all fronts at the same time, causing the need for a reappraisal of ... More


Recasting European Welfare States

Maurizio Ferrera, Anton Hemerijck, and Martin Rhodes

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter presents, in synthesis form, some key elements of what is now understood about welfare regimes, their respective pathologies of development, their current paths of reform, and the ... More


The Economic Effects of Dictatorships

JOSE MARIA MARAVALL

in Regimes, Politics, and Markets: Democratization and Economic Change in Southern and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280835
eISBN:
9780191684401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter casts an eye on the relation between politics and economy in authoritarian regimes. It studies the economic circumstances in Southern and Eastern Europe before democratization and ... More


The Political Economy of Democratization

JOSE MARIA MARAVALL

in Regimes, Politics, and Markets: Democratization and Economic Change in Southern and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280835
eISBN:
9780191684401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter illustrates the economic picture of the countries of Southern and Eastern Europe after a regime change. It is argued here that the type of transition, although initially important in ... More


Anti‐Party Sentiments in Southern Europe

Mariano Torcal, Richard Gunther, and José Ramón Montero

in Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political scientists who have written about party decline (the ‘crisis of parties’) fall into two broad categories: one group includes those who focus their analysis on the organizational structures, ... More


Democracy Between Consolidation and Crisis: Parties, Groups, and Citizens in Southern Europe

Leonardo Morlino

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280828
eISBN:
9780191599965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280823.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

What are the key factors to describe and explain the consolidation of a democracy or its possible internal crisis? After providing a few conceptual guidelines and the empirical indicators of ... More


Pension Reforms in Southern Europe: The Italian Experience

Maurizio Ferrera

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The pension systems of Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Greece are organized according to the Bismarckian blueprint: ‘corporatist’ schemes of compulsory insurance covering different occupational groups, ... More


Patterns of regional diversity in political elites’ attitudes

Mladen Lazić, Miguel Jerez-Mir, Vladimir Vuletić, and Rafael Vázquez-García

in The Europe of Elites: A Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602315
eISBN:
9780191738951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602315.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines whether differences in attitudes toward the process of EU integration among members of political elites in various European countries are patterned and to what extent common ... More


Explaining Support for European Integration

Gábor Tóka, Andrija Henjak, and Radoslaw Markowski

in The Europeanization of National Polities?: Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602346
eISBN:
9780191739163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602346.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter deals with the impact of citizenship attitudes on popular support for European integration, an issue that has been extensively investigated in previous research. The distinctiveness of ... More


Portugal: Immigration to Portugal

João Casqueira Cardoso

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Although Portugal has been a transition country for migratory movements over the past few centuries, immigration is a recent phenomenon beginning in the 20th century. Following the first wave of ... More


Greece: Immigration to Greece: Problems and Prospects

Anna Triandafyllidou

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a comprehensive account of immigration to Greece during the past 15–20 years. It reviews the main demographic features of the immigrant population, discussing critically the ... More


An ageing population: institutional context and family values in Southern Europe

Pier Paolo Viazzo

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In the past few decades Mediterranean Europe has reached the top of the international table of expectation of life, in spite of welfare states that are weaker than in north-western countries. Some ... More


The new risk of dependency in old age and (missed) employment opportunities: the Southern Europe model in a comparative perspective

Barbara Da Roit, Amparo González Ferrer, and Francisco Javier Moreno Fuentes

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

With the ageing of the population, the changing forms of care and the developments in the elderly care labour market become crucial issues. In this respect, the “new risk” of dependency represents a ... More


Religious memory and age: European diversity in historical experience of Christianity

Peter G. Coleman, Marie Gianelli, Marie A. Mills, and Ignat Petrov

in Belief and ageing: Spiritual pathways in later life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424600
eISBN:
9781447301530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424600.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents studies conducted in Eastern and Southern Europe to illustrate both the persistence of religious belief under persecution, often thanks to the stubborn witness of older people, ... More


Party Patronage in Italy: A Matter for Solitary Leaders

Fabrizio Di Mascio

in Party Patronage and Party Government in European Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199599370
eISBN:
9780191741517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599370.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the recent trends of patronage in Italy. The empirical analysis reveals still high, albeit decreasing, aggregate levels of political appointments in Italy, while at the same ... More


Portugal and Spain: two pathways in Southern Europe

Karin Wall and Anna Escobedo

in The politics of parental leave policies: Children, parenting, gender and the labour market

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420671
eISBN:
9781447303961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420671.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Welfare state and family policy in Southern Europe has been much researched and analysed, however there has been no systematic effort to look, in an historical context, at the evolution of policies ... More


Jewish Physicians: In and Out of the German Ghetto

John M. Efron

in Medicine and the German Jews: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter addresses the presence of Jewish medical practitioners in German-speaking Europe. While their story is less well documented than that of their co-religionists in Southern Europe, Jewish ... More


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