Consensus Politics in Spain

Insider Perspectives by Monica Threlfall

Publisher: Intellect (UK)

Written in English
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  • Political structure & processes,
  • Spain,
  • Political History,
  • General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Democratization,
  • 1975-,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Politics and government
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8920161M
ISBN 101841500348
ISBN 109781841500348

Get this from a library! The Politics and Memory of Democratic Transition: the Spanish Model.. [Diego Muro; Gregorio Alonso] -- This collection of essays focuses on the social, political and cultural transformations witnessed in Spain in the late s. By combining top-down and bottom-up approaches, the volume offers a. Politics in Spain can appear somewhat baffling and therefore is a subject often ignored by most foreigners in Spain. However, some understanding is worthwhile – if for no better reason than that it makes life in Spain more interesting and the modern culture of Spain a little more comprehensible. This book dispels the central myths of modern America, showing that the consensus of the postwar era was a self-conscious effort to cover up the country's true traditions of conflict."--Kevin M. Kruse, Princeton University "Wendy Wall's careful and intelligent study shows that post-World War II 'consensus' was an idea deliberately constructed Author: Wendy L. Wall.   The Politics of Consensus: Al-Nahda and the Stability of the Tunisian Transition Article (PDF Available) in Middle Eastern Studies 55(2) .

  This article revisits the debate on majoritarian vs. consensus democracies as it applies to recent Eurozone problems in Greece, Spain and Portugal. It starts by contrasting the countries’ respective transitions to democracy in and then identifies their unique experiences with respect to majoritarian and consensus democracy following accession. The climate change problem can only be effectively dealt with if global anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can be reduced substantially. Since the emission of such gases is closely related to the economic growth of countries, a critical problem to be addressed by the United NationsBrand: Springer Netherlands. Leo Jakobson, Modern Consensus editor-in-chief, is a New York-based journalist who has traveled the world writing about incentive travel. He has also covered consumer and employee engagement, small business, the East Coast side of the Internet boom and bust, . Indonesia. Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book .

In this book, Omar Encarnación shows how a post-transition settlement, anchored on intra-party consensus and collaboration, made possible Spain's smooth transition from authoritarian to democratic rule, a string of stable governments from the Center, Left and Right, a modern and competitive economy, and a new national multi-cultural identity. The New Politics of Marijuana Legalization 3 • In a number of respects, the structure of public opinion regarding marijuana le-galization is distinctive, at least in today’s political Size: 1MB. The early hours of a Monday morning, four days before Christmas: it’s not a time you would expect to see thousands of Spaniards waiting patiently to hear the Ghostbusters theme tune. But then the crowd of people who gathered in the Plaza del Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid in December were Podemos activists who knew that the song would herald the arrival of Pablo Iglesias, the ponytailed leader. That is exactly the type of consensus Sánchez is now trying to replicate. In his address to Congress on Thursday, the prime minister called seven times for loyalty, and invited opposition leaders, regional presidents and union representatives to a meeting next week to agree a deal to revamp Spain’s economy once the pandemic is : Cristina Gallardo.

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In this book, Omar Encarnación shows how a post-transition settlement, anchored on inter-party consensus and collaboration, made possible Spain's smooth transition from authoritarian to democratic rule, a string of stable governments from the Center, Left and Right, a modern and competitive economy, and a new national multi-cultural by: Get this from a library.

Consensus politics in Spain: insider perspectives. [Mónica Threlfall;] -- Gives a series of insights into the processes that have brought Spanish political reform to a contemporary position, through a diverse set of testimonies from Spaniards who have been involved in.

José M. Magone is Professor in Regional and Global Governance at the Berlin School of Economics, Germany. Among his publications are Politics of Southern Europe (), The Developing Place of Portugal in the European Union (), The New World Architecture (), Contemporary European Politics (), The Politics of Contemporary Portugal () and The Statecraft of Consensus Format: Paperback.

The book Consensus Politics in Spain: Insider Perspectives, is published by Intellect Ltd. The book Consensus Politics in Spain: Insider Perspectives, is published by Intellect Ltd.

The Chicago Distribution Center has reopened and is fulfilling orders. All Chicago e. Define Consensus politics. Consensus politics synonyms, Consensus politics pronunciation, Consensus politics translation, English dictionary definition of Consensus politics. In this book, Omar Encarnación shows how a post-transition settlement, anchored on inter-party consensus and collaboration, made possible Spain's smooth transition from authoritarian to democratic rule, a string of stable governments from the Center, Left and Right, a modern and competitive economy, and a new national multi-cultural identity.

Divisions in the EU are considered, as well as the conflicts that have arisen from enlargement and foreign policy concerns. Leading specialists on European politics and society reflect on the nature of consensus and competition between elites, and whether the EU may be able to provide a sense of.

Crisis and Consensus in British Politics focuses on the collapse of the post-war consensus in the mid s crisis and the emergence of a new consensus in the s. It follows this process through six key policy areas including civil service reform, privatisation. Consensus democracy is the application of consensus decision-making to the process of legislation in a is characterized by a decision-making structure which involves and takes into account as broad a range of opinions as possible, as opposed to systems where minority opinions can potentially be ignored by vote-winning majorities.

The latter systems are classified as Majoritarian. The book summarizes how improvements in these areas will lead to gains in human capital development through its beneficial effects on school enrollment, attendance, and performance, economic productivity, and the health of future generations.

Decentralization of Education: Politics and Consensus, Volume Edward B. Fiske. Buy Consensus Politics in Spain by Monica Threlfall from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Monica Threlfall.

The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are well-known cases of consensus politics. Decision-making in the Low Countries has been characterized by broad involvement, power sharing and making compromises. These countries were also founding member. This is why, as a “far-right” nationalist, I was unusually pleased by the emergence of Jeremy Corbyn as a major political force back in Whilst his hard-left politics are not my positions, at least this is a man offering a genuine alternative to the established order, or “consensus politics”.

Books in Political Science: Political and Social Theory published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press. This book provides research findings and practical information on online communication strategies in politics.

Based on communication research and real-world political-campaign experience, the author examines how to use the Web and social media to create public visibility, build trust and consensus and boost political : Springer International Publishing.

Gregorio Alonso and Diego Muro Part I: Politics 1. The Spanish Model Revisited. Richard Gunther 2. The Selection of an Electoral System: Less Consensus, More Heresthetics.

José Ramón Montero and Ignacio Lago 3. Interparty Consensus and Partisanship in Spain's Transition to Democracy. Bonnie N. Field Part II: Civil Society 4. Radicalism. Consensus democracy refers to a general model of integrative‐indirect democracy, a specific version of which can be found in countries like the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, and Austria.

Contrary to common belief, it is built on dissensus rather than consensus, on differences in conviction and outlook on life, which need to be carefully : Frank Hendriks. Spain needs broad consensus to go forward after messy election result Fractured parliament is as much an opportunity as a challenge.

It all depends on the calibre of those elected. Regina Root will discuss and sign her new book “Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina” (University of Minnesota Press, ) on Monday, March 7, at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater, located on the third floor of the James Madison Building, Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C.

The event is. the consensus and moderation were key to Spain'ssuccessful democratization. Within the Spanish transition were a variety ofkey elements and events that facilitated the move from Franco'srigid dictatorship to the parliamentary monarchy of.

Twentieth-Century Spain: Politics and Society in Spain, The lack of a liberal hegemony or even a broad consensus among Spain's political elites and the corresponding failure to reform or invigorate central government and the apparatus of the state led to the convulsive crises of the early twentieth century which culminated in.

Spanish Politics book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Since the demise of the Franco dictatorship in Spain has emerg /5. I wanted to start the book with something punchy about the I settled on ‘Devolution in was a major event in Scottish politics’ but, as a careful academic, instantly felt the need to qualify this statement to death—which would defeat without leading to the ‘break-up of.

Cited by: "Book Review: Spain: Conditional Democracy and Democratic Politics in Spain: Spanish Politics after Franco." The American Political Science Review. ():   Spain has a democratic problem – the people have outgrown its political system To understand Spain’s increasingly fragmentary politics, a broad consensus has emerged in.

The book introduces the main institutions and features of the contemporary Spanish state and assesses to what extent these still bear the imprint of the Francoist legacy. Despite some remaining obstacles and difficulties, Paul Heywood argues, the country is now decisively in.

Modern Politics and the Death of Moral Consensus In the end it takes something more systematic and stable than personal charisma to sustain policy agreement on the level of society.

November   The end of consensus politics in the Netherlands Part III: The historical roots of consensus politics By Wolfgang Weber 26 August This is. • The erosion of consensus politics overtook local government as it did many other areas of public life. • The practice of consensus politics has meant no determined action against inequalities by any Labour government.

• The consensus politics of the post period in which so many of our demands were rooted is no more. If consensus politics was the catch phrase of the transition years, polarized politics best captures today’s interparty relations.

One cannot pick up a Spanish newspaper without noticing the. The leaders of Spain’s PSOE, Pedro Sánchez, and Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, shake hands after signing an accord to form a new coliation government. Gabriel .Watch the NFL consensus update in real-time and analyse which way the public is betting all football games this week.

Spain, People and State. By Mary Vincent. Oxford University Press, Purchase at B& | Purchase at Vincent's study is an excellent introduction to contemporary Spanish history and politics.

She walks the reader from Spain's liberation from the French in the s to the state of play at the turn of the twenty Cited by: 1.