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The Portuguese Military And The State
Rethinking Transitions In Europe And Latin America





ISBN 9780367310707
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
153 Pages

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Lawrence S. Graham focuses on the implications of the Portuguese case for understanding more fully broader, cross-national patterns in politics and governance, showing how the Portuguese case may constitute an alternative model especially for Latin America and Eastern Europe.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Rethinking the Breakdown of Authoritarian Regimes in Southern Europe, Latin America, and Eastern Europe -- The Military's Role in the Transition to a Democratic Portugal -- Redefining the Role of the Military in a Democratic Portugal -- Problems Encountered in Assigning the Military a New Mission in a Consolidated Democracy -- The Aftermath of Civil-Military Accord: Institutionalizing a Democratic Regime -- Governance in Post-1974 Portugal: Difficulties in Reconstituting the State After Regime Collapse -- Transitions in Eastern Europe and Latin America: The Implications of the Portuguese Case

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Lawrence S. Graham