In The Politics of Democratic Consolidation, a distinguished group of internationally recognized scholars focus on four nations of Southern EuropeSpain, Portugal, Italy, and Greecewhich have successfully consolidated their democratic regimes. Contributors are P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, Richard Gunther, Hans-Jürgen Puhle, Edward Malefakis, Juan J. Linz, Alfred Stepan, Felipe Agüero, Geoffrey Pridham, Sidney Tarrow, Leonardo Morlino, José R. Montero, Gianfranco Pasquino, and Philippe C. Schmitter.
About the Author
Richard Gunther is professor of political science at Ohio State University. P. Nikiforos Diamandouros is professor of political science at the University of Athens. Hans-Jürgen Puhle is professor of political science at the University of Frankfurt.