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Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies$
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Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198297840

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005

DOI: 10.1093/019829784X.001.0001

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Greece: ‘Rationalizing’ Constitutional Powers in a Post-dictatorial Country

Greece: ‘Rationalizing’ Constitutional Powers in a Post-dictatorial Country

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(p.376) 11 Greece: ‘Rationalizing’ Constitutional Powers in a Post-dictatorial Country
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Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies
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Georgios Trantas

Paraskevi Zagoriti

Torbjörn Bergman (Contributor Webpage)

Wolfgang C. Müller (Contributor Webpage)

Kaare Strøm (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/019829784X.003.0011

The Greek process of delegation is highly institutionalized and exhaustively regulated by the Constitution. The Constitution gives the cabinet strong stability and leverage over the parliament, creating one of the most powerful governments in Western Europe. Clientelistic networks are important in Greece and complicate the delegation chain.

Keywords:   authoritarian political tradition, cabinet stability, civil society, clientelism, constitutional reform, Greek-Orthodox church, institutionalization

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