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European states are using the example of Greece to justify unpopular domestic reforms.

Knight, Daniel Martyn (2013) European states are using the example of Greece to justify unpopular domestic reforms. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In the second of two articles on the Greek crisis as a ‘trope’, Daniel M. Knight writes that the Greek crisis has become a metaphor which many commentators use as a ‘shock tactic’ to press agendas of reform or austerity across Europe. This rhetoric simplifies the effects and intricacies of the crisis on the ground in Greece and ignores its relationship with past crises in Greek history. The Greek crisis has come

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Research centres and groups > Hellenic Observatory
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Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2013 14:33
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/49301/

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