Local Public Services in Times of Austerity across Mediterranean Europe

Local Public Services in Times of Austerity across Mediterranean Europe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319762241
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/26/2018
Series: Governance and Public Management
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author



Andrea Lippi is Associate Professor of Political Science, Università di Firenze, Italy.
Theodore N. Tsekos is Associate Professor of Public Administration, The Institute for Technological Education of Peloponnese, Kalamata, Greece.

Table of Contents


1. Local Public Services in Times of Austerity. The Mediterranean Perspective.

Andrea Lippi, Theodore N. Tsekos
2. Importing or Constructing Austerity? Global Reforms and Local Implementation as a Case of Policy Transfer.
Andrea Lippi, Theodore N. Tsekos
3. Greek Municipalities Before and During the Austerity Era: Imposed policies, Local Resistances and Unsuccessful Reforms
Theodore N. Tsekos, Nikos K. Hlepas
4. The Biggest Loser? Local Public Services under Austerity Measures in Portugal
Patricia Silva, Filipe Teles
5. Spanish Local Government and the Austerity Plan: in the Eye of the Perfect Storm
Carmen Navarro, Esther Pano Puey
6. In the Shadow of Austerity. Italian Local Public Services and the Politics of Budget Cuts
Giulio Citroni, Andrea Lippi, Stefania Profeti
7. Austerity Measures and Local Public Services in Cyprus: Coping with Old and New Challenges and Reinforcing Historical Continuities
Andreas Kirlappos, Kalliope Agapiou Josephides, Philippos Philipou
8. Local Public Services and Austerity Measures in Croatia: Adaptations of the Resilient Social Model through the Central-Local Power and Blame Games
Ivan Kopric, Mihovil Škarica, Romea Manojlović
9. The Bumpy Road of the Externally Transferred Austerity Agenda in Albania and its Fragmentary Effects on Local Public Services
Arjeta Troshani, Visar Dizdari, Elvisa Drishti
10. Conclusions. The Direction and Entity of Austerity in Mediterranean Local Public Service
Andrea Lippi, Theodore N. Tsekos

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