The transformation of the Greek party system since 1951

  title={The transformation of the Greek party system since 1951},
  author={Takis S. Pappas},
  journal={West European Politics},
  pages={114 - 90}
  • Takis S. Pappas
  • Published 1 April 2003
  • Political Science
  • West European Politics
This study is about party-system change in modern Greece and has two chief aims. First, it seeks to make sense of and explain the evolution of that country's party system from its early post-war years until today. Far from being ‘frozen’, the Greek party system has displayed continuous transformations from a system featuring significant party fragmentation into another characterised by the high concentration of its political forces. Second, the paper proposes a classification of the changes… 
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