challenges of democratic consolidation in Portugal

political, economic, and military issues, 1976-1991 by Paul Christopher Manuel

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  • Portugal -- Politics and government -- 1974-,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [79]-93) and index.

StatementPaul Christopher Manuel.
LC ClassificationsJN8502 1996a
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 103 p. ;
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL807107M
ISBN 100275948498
LC Control Number95043762

“Democratic Transition and Consolidation in Southern Europe, with Reflections on Latin America and Eastern Europe.” In The Politics of Democratic Consolidation, ed. R. Gunther, N. Diamandouros, and J. Puhle, 77–Cited by: Council sponsored a working meeting at the University of Notre Dame on "Issues in the Consolidation of Democracy in Latin America and Southern Europe in Comparative Perspective." Participants explored the possibilities for comparing developments in the new Latin American democracies with trends in Greece, Portugal, Spain, and Size: KB. economic factors influence the consolidation of democratic consolidation in Latin America will be explored. However, before we move on it is necessary to define and operationalize the key terms in this paper. Democratic Consolidation It is important to note that this paper is not about the transition or the quality of. ARTICLES, ESSAYS, AND BOOK CHAPTERS “Political Culture and Democratic Consolidation,” Estudio/Working Paper /, Center for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Juan March Institute, Madrid, Spain, June Five Key Challenges for Democratic Development and Consolidation.”.

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First in a series that will examine democratic transitions and consolidation in Spain, Greece, Italy, and Portugal. It is an important book not only because of its . The Challenge of Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Conflict Resolution, Democratic Governance, and the Promotion of Development through Education Executive Summary This conference was intended to mark the renewal of McGill University’s commitment to understanding the challenges of development in Africa, and to forge newFile Size: KB. Drawing on the work of the Club of Madrid's Conference on Democratic Transition and Consolidation, the contributors discuss building and sustaining a contemporary democratic state, strengthening pluralism and public participation, designing effective constitutions, confronting economic challenges for new democracies, and controlling : Hardcover. ratic consolidation by using a theory or concept of democratic consolidation. The paper applies the concept by Wolfgang Merkel (Merkel; ; ), since it has many advantages compared to other concepts concerning applicability and coverage (as will be explained later). This paper tries to use the concept asFile Size: 1MB.

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The author analyzes these problems and this process by dividing Portugal's consolidation period into three recognizable intervals, during which the new regime has had to simultaneously confront political, economic, and military challenges.

Scholars in comparative politics and government will find this a useful study of democratic development. in this journalAuthor: Elizabeth P. Coughlan. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: 1.

The Challenges and the Players of the Portuguese Democratic Consolidation The Consolidation's First Period: Political and Economic Instability, The Consolidation's Second Period: The National Assembly Resolves the Military Challenge. rope. His book, coauthored with Juan Linz, analyzed democratic transition and consolidation in these two regions and in Latin America.

Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidationwas translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Croatian, and Chinese.

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Table of Contents. Introduction, Edmund S. Fung and Steven Drakeley Part I: Improving Liberal Democracies acy in Japan: National, Subnational and Grassroots Perspectives, Purnendra Jain Korea’s Disaffected Democracy, Chong-Min Park Transition to Liberal Democracy: The Case of Taiwan, Chung-li Wu Part II: Towards Democratic.

This paper, using Nigeria as a case study, examines the challenges of democratic consolidation in Africa. It will critically and objectively identify the problems and challenges of democratic consolidation in Africa and offer suggestions that will move Africa further along the path of constitutional democracy.

Not surprisingly, the very concept of democratic consolidation is contested terrain. In "Illusions about Consolidation," O'Donnell, himself one of the pioneers in studies about consolidation, argues that the concept is usually teleological and easily leads to a focus on formal institutions and a neglect of clientelism and other informal practices that have become.

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The PS and other democratic parties were also faced with a potentially lethal threat to the new freedom posed by the PCP's open contempt for parliamentary democracy [citation needed] and its dominance in Portugal's main trade union, Intersindical, or as it came to be known inthe General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers–National.

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Cambodia: Challenges of Democratic Consolidation Chances are, of course, that the process of democratic consolidation will take longer than hoped. A peaceful transition from authoritarianism.

reminds us of the importance of democratic consolidation for the new democracies emerging from the “Third Wave” of democratization. The purpose of this article is to identify the major obstacles and challenges to democratic consolidation in a poor and divided country, like Madagascar.

Building on Larry Diamond’s threeAuthor: Adrien M. Ratsimbaharison. Drawing on a systematic, empirical analysis of four key Southern European countries, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Italy, Morlino identifies several key aspects of democratic consolidation: consensus and legitimation, party system and party organization, and the ways in which organized and non-organized interests are related to parties and the.

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