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Biased Beliefs

  • Takis S. Pappas
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Abstract

In the aftermath of the failure of Constantine Mitsotakis’s government (1990–1993) to reinstitute liberalism, populism became broadly seen as the best vote-catching strategy, thus effectively contaminating Greece’s political and party systems. The country developed into a populist democracy, a democratic subtype in which all major parties, whether in government or in opposition, are, and behave as, populist. Populist dominance rests on three biased beliefs that became systematized after the 1980s: the anti-market bias; the anti-foreign bias; and the anti-institutional bias.

Keywords

Political Liberalism Major Party Sovereign Debt Crisis Populist Parti Crisis Politics 
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© Takis S. Pappas 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takis S. Pappas
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  1. 1.Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental StudiesUniversity of MacedoniaGreece
  2. 2.Department of Political and Social SciencesEuropean University InstituteFlorenceItaly

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