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Civil Society and the Consolidation of Democracy in Spain
OMAR G. ENCARNACIÓN challenges the widespread conventional wisdom that holds a vibrant and robust civil society to be a crucial precondition for the successful consolidation of democracy. He explores the politics of democratization of post-Franco Spain, a case that possesses the curious distinction of being an historical paradigm of civil society underdevelopment, and also the most striking example of democratic consolidation among so-called Third Wave democracies.

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