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Politics of democratic Spain

Politics of democratic Spain

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Published by The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Stanley G. Payne.
ContributionsPayne, Stanley G. 1934-, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.
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Open LibraryOL22567491M

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Spain and Portugal have adopted European-style democratic and political systems. However their pattern of historical development, as this text demonstrates, is distinctive. At the same time, the political movement to forget encouraged the embrace of a new national identity as a modern and democratic European state. Demonstrating the surprising compatibility of forgetting and democracy, Democratization Without Justice in Spain offers a crucial counterexample to the transitional justice movement.

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Spain is a "new" democracy, with a political and social history that I found not only confusing, but difficult to grasp the essentials of its contemporary by:   Spain and Portugal have recently adopted European-style democratic and political systems.

Yet their pattern of historical development is distinctive and, in many respects, their political systems still reflect unique features. In this provocative text Wiard and Mott analyze the special features of Spanish history: the Catholic tradition, seven Cited by: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction / Stanley G.

Payne --The Spanish Socialist Party: from Clandestine opposition to Party of Government --The parties in opposition: Prospects for change and for electoral success / Richard Gunther --After autonomy: The dynamics of regionalism in Spain / Goldie Shabad --Modernization of the armed forces.

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The Politics of Contemporary Spain charts the trajectory of Spanish politics from the transition to democracy through to the present day, including the. The politics of Spain takes place under the framework established by the Constitution of Spain is established as a social and democratic sovereign country wherein the national sovereignty is vested in the people, from which the powers of the state emanate.

The form of government in Spain is a parliamentary monarchy, that is, a social representative democratic constitutional monarchy in. The development of a Law for Political Reform that, once approved by the Cortes and the Spanish public in a referendum, would open the constituent process for creating a liberal democracy in Spain.

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Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters I n November, Spain. 2 days ago  How has democracy taken root in India in the face of a low-income economy, widespread poverty, illiteracy, and immense ethnic diversity.

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An Inheritance for Our Times is a reader that includes original essays in the form of both personal accounts and intellectual arguments from activists and theorists advocating a democratic socialist outlook.

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Contributors are P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, Richard Gunther, Hans-Jürgen Puhle, Edward Malefakis, Juan J. Linz, Alfred Stepan, Felipe Agüero Reviews: 1. Juan Carlos I of Spain, the country’s king until his abdication inwas supposed to go down in the history books as a ing to the throne in as the appointed successor to.

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Spain is a notable exception to the implicit rules of late twentieth-century democratization: after the death of General Francisco Franco inthe recovering nation began to consolidate democracy without enacting any of the mechanisms promoted by Author: Omar G.

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