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By supporting pro-austerity parties in Greece the EU has forgotten its founding values

Tellidis, Ioannis (2012) By supporting pro-austerity parties in Greece the EU has forgotten its founding values. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Jun 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Is the EU still a force for democracy? In the lead up to the recent elections in Greece, the EU has supported the pro-austerity PASOK and New Democracy parties, both well known for cronyism and corruption when in government. Ioannis Tellidis argues that rather than delegitimising anti-austerity parties in Greece, the EU should have had a more negotiated approach to Greece by supporting policies that would improve governance and governability.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DF Greece
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2012 08:31
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2012 08:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/46255

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