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

José María Maravall


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, economic growth, social redistribution, and political culture. Are democratization processes the product of previous experiences of development, or of economic crisis? Can political regimes influence economic development and the distribution of material resources? In a context of economic constraints, to what extent are social democratic governments able to present a distinct identity in their poli ... More

Keywords: politics, economy, Southern and Eastern Europe, interdependence, democracies, social redistribution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198280835
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

José María Maravall, author
Juan March Institute, Madrid
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