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Patterns of protest in Portugal show the relationship between the 'old' politics of labour and ‘new’ anti-austerity movements

Accornero, Guya and Ramos Pinto, Pedro (2015) Patterns of protest in Portugal show the relationship between the 'old' politics of labour and ‘new’ anti-austerity movements. Democratic Audit Blog (05 Jun 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The financial crisis of 2007-08, and the subsequent Eurozone crisis ushered in a Europe-wide era of lowered public spending. This, in turn, created a wave of protests about the iniquities of spending cuts, unemployment, and public services reduction. Guya Accornero and Pedro Ramos Pinto look at protests in Portugal – one of the worst affected countries – and show a complicated relationship between traditional political actors such as unions, and new social and protest movements.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2015 Democratic Audit UK
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2015 09:12
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2015 09:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/63194

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