Dealing with populists in government: the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition in Greece

  title={Dealing with populists in government: the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition in Greece},
  author={P. Aslanidis and Crist{\'o}bal Rovira Kaltwasser},
  pages={1077 - 1091}
  • P. Aslanidis, Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Democratization
  • ABSTRACT The Great Recession triggered an unprecedented level of political turmoil in Greece, leading to a major readjustment of the party system and the near disappearance of the once mighty socialists of PASOK. Gradually, SYRIZA – a radical-leftist-turned-populist party – rose to become the key electoral player under the aegis of its young and popular leader, Alexis Tsipras. SYRIZA eventually won two general elections in 2015 and ruled together with the populist radical right Independent… CONTINUE READING
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