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Democracy between Consolidation and Crisis: Parties, Groups, by Leonardo Morlino

By Leonardo Morlino

Drawing on a scientific, empirical research of 4 key Southern ecu nations, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Italy, this insightful learn identifies a number of key facets of democratic consolidation: consensus and legitimization, social gathering procedure and celebration association, and the ways that prepared and non-organized pursuits are regarding events and the associations of nation. This e-book bargains the 1st large, comparative research of consolidation and concern in those nations, and contours a wealth of up to date info on social gathering agencies, curiosity institutions, the media, and public opinion. even if truly targeting Southern Europe, the author's findings are tremendous appropriate for knowing the politics of a number of different areas, together with japanese Europe, Latin the United States, and South East Asia.

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To a large extent, this is a classic question for this kind of research. The answers can be found by referring to preceding historical experiences, well rooted in the political culture of that country, as well as to the concrete working of the regime itself. 61 The concrete functioning of a democracy signifies, at the mass level, the ‘perceived’ efficacy of that regime. It is reasonable to assume that the satisfaction of basic demands through specific governmental actions can induce people to form, maintain, or strengthen their positive attitudes toward the democratic regime.

Consolidation is neither structuration nor encapsulation. The first process is the key feature of the installation phase. In fact, structuration may be conceived of as the process of building new political structures. 42 The second concept, encapsulation, was coined by Etzioni (1964) with specific reference to international conflict. It represents a very interesting way of indicating the process of control and containment of conflicts. However, the term touches on both installation and consolidation, as far as it refers to both the construction and acceptance or compliance with those democratic rules aimed at the containment and control of internal conflicts.

28 THE THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK of acceptance of institutions; furthermore, the distinction between legitimation of democracy tout court and that of a specific democratic regime is also needed; besides, it would be useful to determine the instances and time span of that acceptance vis-à-vis the analysed phases, including transition and installation; finally, it is necessary to take the analysis to greater depth, to go beyond legitimation and seek the explanations for those attitudes and behaviours. 52 Although the definition of legitimacy given above is acceptable and useful, it is worth considering a more attenuated version of the acceptance of the institutions that is often much closer to concrete reality at a mass level.

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