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  1. The New Mediterranean Democracies

    Regime Transition in Spain, Greece and Portugal

    Edited by Geoffrey Pridham

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, first published in 1984, discusses the viability of applying the ‘Mediterranean model’ to three countries that were transitioning to democracy, – Spain, Greece and Portugal – combining both comparative and national case-study approaches. In particular, Spain, Greece and Portugal offer...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Securing Democracy

    Political Parties and Democratic Consolidation in Southern Europe

    Edited by Geoffrey Pridham

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When this book first published in 1990, 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 democracy. But the process of democratization is a gradual one, and each national...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Party Co-operation and European Integration

    The Process Towards Direct Elections

    By Geoffrey Pridham, Pippa Pridham

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1981, the authors trace and analyse the growth of transnational party co-operation and the factors important to it during the years before and immediately following direct elections. They recognise three major dimensions of transnational co-operation: the...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Nature of the Italian Party System

    A Regional Case Study

    By Geoffrey Pridham

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1981, focuses on a single region of Italy – Tuscany, and examines the internal and external relationships of the parties, their evolution and their roles in the years 1975-1980. Looking in depth and detail at the activity of the parties in Tuscany, the book identifies...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE: German Politics)

    The CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition, 1945-1976

    By Geoffrey Pridham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    This important study analyses the developoment of the CDU/CSU as a political force in West Germany from the Second World War to the late 1970s, with special reference to its role both in Government (1949-69) and Opposition (1969-76) and considers how it was instrumental in the formulation of...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Experimenting With Democracy

    Regime Change in the Balkans

    Edited by Tom Gallagher, Geoffrey Pridham

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    The chronic instability in the Balkan States of South East Europe has prevented the end of the Cold War becoming an era of genuine peace in Europe. Against a background of competing nationalisms, economic decline, the resilience of authoritarianism, it is easy to forget that there have been...

    Published October 14th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Stabilising Fragile Democracies

    New Party Systems in Southern and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Paul Lewis, Geoffrey Pridham

    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...

    Published December 14th 1995 by Routledge

  8. Democratization in Eastern Europe

    By Geoffrey Pridham, Tatu Vanhanen

    This book is an attempt to tackle the problem of democratization in East-Central Europe from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Its contributors look at the process of change within a comparative framework, discussing the emergence of multi-party and new electoral systems, comparing democratic...

    Published October 6th 1994 by Routledge

  9. Political Parties and Coalitional Behaviour in Italy

    By Geoffrey Pridham

    Coalitional behaviour is central to the Italian system of government but has been largely neglected by research. As a result, coalitions in post-war Italy have been viewed as simply unstable, short-lived and incohesive. In this book, the author corrects this one-sidedness by analysing Italian...

    Published June 30th 1988 by Routledge

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