Greece’s newly emergent party system is categorized as polarized pluralism since it features plenty of anti-system forces assailing a group of center-placed parties. Those anti-system, parties negate: political liberalism; open markets; and Greece’s full integration in the EU. In other words, those parties that are imbued with the biased beliefs described in Chapter 5. Interestingly, but also distressingly for the future of Greek democracy, anti-system opposition parties are both strong and compatible so that they may join forces.
KeywordsParty System Political Liberalism Political Order Democratic Politics Crisis Politics
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