Greece’s (un) Competitive Capitalism and the Economic Crisis

How the Memoranda Changed Society, Politics and the Economy

  • Spyros Sakellaropoulos

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  11. Back Matter
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About this book


This book reviews the profound transformation to the Greek political economy in recent years and considers the reasons that have led to this transformation. Further, the author explores the social experimentation and social diversity that evolved as a result of the Greek and international economic crises. By challenging various assumptions made about the crisis, the author sheds light on Greek social relations and the country’s particular type of capitalist development.

This book will be of value to both economists and sociologists, linking discussions about social class with economic, political and institutional analyses. 


Economic crisis in Greece Greek ruling class Greek securities Greek labour relations Greek Bourgeoisie Social experimentation Megali Idea European Monetary Union European Economic Community International accumulation Liquidation of non-competitive capital Authoritarian statism Troika Traditional petty bourgeoisie New petty bourgeoisie Social mobility in Greece

Authors and affiliations

  • Spyros Sakellaropoulos
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  1. 1.Department of Social PolicyPanteion UniversityAthensGreece

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