Making Democratic Citizens in Spain

Civil Society and the Popular Origins of the Transition, 1960–78

  • Pamela Beth Radcliff

About this book


A fascinating study of the contribution of ordinary men and women to Spain's democratic transition of the 1970s. Radcliff argues that participants in neighbourhood and other associations experimented with new practices of civic participation that put pressure on the authoritarian state and made the building blocks of a future democratic citizenship


democracy dictatorship Spain Transition

Authors and affiliations

  • Pamela Beth Radcliff
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-31677-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-30213-6
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