By John S. Koliopoulos, Thanos M. Veremis
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Focusing on questions that search to light up important facets of the Greek phenomenon, this contemporary historical past of Greece is prepared round topics equivalent to politics, associations, society, ideology, international coverage, geography, and tradition. Making transparent their predilection for the foundations that encouraged the founding fathers of the Greek country, Koliopoulos and Veremis juxtapose those ideas to modern practices, and description the ensuing tensions in Greek society because it enters the hot millenium.
Challenging demonstrated notions and stereotypes that experience disfigured Greek historical past, Greece: a contemporary Sequel is intended to motivate a clean examine the rustic and its humans. within the procedure, a portrait of a brand new Greece emerges: smooth, different, and strong.
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In her opinion, the Constitution should have been bold enough to present the EU as a federal union rather than a federal state, thus rescuing the federal baby from the statehood bathwater (Nicolaidis 2003: 147). 8 While similarly favouring a more open contest for the executive power and further politicization, Hix instead considers that election by national parliaments provides the best guarantee for political debate about EU candidates and their programmes. The EU, in his estimate, is presently not ready for direct elections.
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