The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece in the Eurozone Crisis

  • Georgios Karyotis
  • Roman Gerodimos

Part of the New Perspectives on South-East Europe book series (NPSE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction: Dissecting the Greek Debt Crisis

    1. Georgios Karyotis, Roman Gerodimos
      Pages 1-12
  3. Framing Contests and Crisis Management

  4. The Policies of Extreme Austerity

  5. The Politics of Extreme Austerity

  6. The Crisis Beyond Greece

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 272-323

About this book


This volume investigates the policies and politics of extreme austerity, setting the crisis in Greece in its global context. Featuring multidisciplinary contributions and an exclusive interview with former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, this is the first comprehensive account of the economic crisis at the heart of Europe.


Argentina Austerity Bailout Banking Crisis Crisis Governance Crisis Management Debt Democratic Deficit Economic Crisis Euro European Union Eurozone Fiscal Discipline Framing George Papandreou Germany Globalisation Greece Greek Crisis Greek Government crime crisis management Euro area European Union (EU) governance participation Plato politics Protest reforms

Editors and affiliations

  • Georgios Karyotis
    • 1
  • Roman Gerodimos
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of GlasgowUK
  2. 2.Faculty of Media and CommunicationBournemouth UniversityUK

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