The malaise of democracy: disaffection policy

At a time of growing social and political unrest, in a society broken by the jolts of the corruption, we want to contribute our grain of reflection on the extent of our possibilities publishers. This monograph aims to give an account of this situation, from a perspective of multiple and complementary: the presentation of data about the quality of the Spanish democracy, the contextual analysis of the disaffection, the sphere of civil society (engagement, practices, social networks, gender) and the degree of consistency of the covenant the constitutional and the judicial system as guarantor of social cohesion.


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Presentation: Victor Urrutia Abaigar


  • 1. The Spanish democracy as assessed by experts (2008-2014). Modesto Escobar and Braulio Gómez
  • 2. The disaffection to the fray: crisis, austerity, and the cycle of protest. Enrique Gil Calvo
  • 3. The sources of socio-political engagement, historical vicissitudes and the emergence of a subject glocal. Julio Alguacil Gómez
  • 4. The do Not represent us, Yes you can. The emergence of new spaces of citizenship from community participation. Manuel Basagoiti Rodríguez and Paloma Bru Martin
  • 5. The hypothesis cyber-politics: a critical approach. César Rendueles and Igor Sádaba
  • 6. The gender policy and the gender policy. Mary Wild
  • 7. The justice and the breaking of the covenant of the constitution. Diego Iñiguez Hernandez

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