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“Fascism,” perhaps more than any other term, stands as a watchword of the twentieth-century. Conceptions of it were of cardinal importance in the reconstruction of order in continental Europe duringExpand
Attitudes of the Portuguese Elites towards the European Union
The purpose of this article is to present and discuss the data for Portugal of the IntUne survey on elite attitudes towards European integration. Despite some differences between the Portuguese andExpand
The Authoritarian Past and South European Democracies: An Introduction
  • A. Pinto
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • 1 September 2010
It is the object of the contributors to this volume to compare how Southern European democracies have reacted to past authoritarian regimes. This introduction has three sections. In the first we seekExpand
Women under Salazar's dictatorship
This article addresses Salazarism's attitudes towards women and women's organisations, providing some elements that may be used in comparisons with the other dictatorships (e.g. Italian Fascism) thatExpand
Authoritarian legacies, transitional justice and state crisis in Portugal's democratization
The nature of the Portuguese transition to democracy and the consequent state crises created a ‘window of opportunity’ in which the ‘reaction to the past’ was much stronger in Portugal than in theExpand
Contemporary Portugal : politics, society and culture
Twentieth Century Portugal: An Introduction, by Antonio Costa PintoCultural Myths and Portuguese National Identity, by Nuno G. Monteiro and Antonio Costa PintoThe Colonial Empire, by ValentimExpand
Political Purges and State Crisis in Portugal's Transition to Democracy, 1975—76
The Portuguese military coup of 25 April 1974 was the beginning of the 'third wave' of democratic transitions in Southern Europe. Unshackled by international pro-democratizing forces and occurring inExpand