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Technocrats have taken over governments in Southern Europe. This is a challenge to democracy.

Hopkin, Jonathan (2012) Technocrats have taken over governments in Southern Europe. This is a challenge to democracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Only Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, has survived a post-crisis election. Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi and Greece’s Georgios Papandreou were replaced by technocrats. Jonathan Hopkin argues that these recent government changes in Southern Europe are a threat to democracy.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Departments > Government
Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2012 15:56
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/46028/

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