Constitutional convulsions in modern Greece

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Abstract

Over the 20th century Greece shifted from monarchy to republic in a sequence that involved civil war, dictatorship, rigged referendums and several constitutional revisions. This experience is used to examine the changing profile of power relations of the post WWII monarchical and republic constitutions. A pattern of increasing authority, instrumental and positive power relations is observed. Of those only the former trend is compatible with the definitional propositions of the VOIP.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBehind a Veil of Ignorance? Power and Uncertainty in Constitution Making
EditorsLouis Imbeau, Steve Jacob
PublisherSpringer
Pages169-185
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-14953-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Constitution
  • Monarchy
  • Republic
  • Power
  • Modern Greece

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