English title: Religion, civil society, and democracy in Orthodox Greece

Author(s): Constantine P. Danopoulos -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2004

Abstract

Spurred by the wave of military withdrawal from politics in the developing world and the collapse of communist regimes in the former socialist bloc, democracy and democratization received considerable scholarly attention in the last decade. A proliferating array of important works appeared dealing with the meaning of democracy, democratic consolidation, and a host of other related issues and concerns. For purposes of clarity and consistency, modern political democracy is defined as a ‘a system of governance in which rulers are held accountable for their actions in the public realm by citizens, acting indirectly through the cooperation of their elected representatives’

Volume: 6

Issue: 1

From page no: 41

To page no: 55

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1080/1461319042000187256

Journal: Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans

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