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Economic Crisis, Growth of Inequality and Dissatisfaction with Democracy in Europe: an Empirical Analysis
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI 
Author/s:  Sergio Cecchi 
Year:  2018 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  19 Pg. 115-133 FullText PDF:  299 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SP2018-002006
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The present essay aims to investigate the relationship between economic crisis and the growth of dissatisfaction with democracy in 14 European countries before and after the economic recession started since 2008. The economic crisis has caused many negative consequences for the European societies such as: rising unemployment, increasing poverty and reducing public funding for social protection. In accordance with the results of many international researches about the satisfaction with democracy, in this essay I will try to investigate the effects of economic crisis on the levels of satisfactions with democracy expressed by European citizens.
Keywords: Satisfaction with democracy; Economic Crisis; Economic Inequality; Poverty; Welfare State.

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Sergio Cecchi, Economic Crisis, Growth of Inequality and Dissatisfaction with Democracy in Europe: an Empirical Analysis in "SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI" 2/2018, pp. 115-133, DOI:10.3280/SP2018-002006

   

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