The 2011 Portuguese Election: Looking for a way out
West European Politics, 2011, 34, 6, 1296-1303
FERNANDES, Jorge Miguel, The 2011 Portuguese Election: Looking for a way out, West European Politics, 2011, 34, 6, 1296-1303 - https://hdl.handle.net/1814/20500
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The 2011 Portuguese election took place under extraordinary conditions: the EU–ECB–IMF troika had just bailed out the country that was facing its worst crisis in the last century. So´ crates’ minority government was not able to deliver the necessary stability to conduct the reforms to restore the economic outlook and tackle the shockwaves of the international debt crisis. Hence, after six years of Socialist government, the call for early elections and the winning of a majority by the centre-right parties appeared the natural alternative.
Cadmus permanent link: https://hdl.handle.net/1814/20500
Full-text via DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2011.616667
ISSN: 0140-2382; 1743-9655
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