A Comparative Analysis of Clientelism in Greece, Spain, and Turkey: The Rural-Urban Divide



A comparative analysis of clientelism in Greece, Spain, and Turkey: the rural-urban divide
Çınar, Süleyman Kürşat (2016-01-02)
This article examines the evolution of patron-client relationships in Greece, Spain, and Turkey through the prism of the rural-urban divide. It traces which modes of clientelism (rural or urban) are more evident in these countries today, and why. Further, it finds that in rural modes of clientelism, normative bonds of deference and loyalty with a Weberian notion of traditional authority' and affective ties between political patrons and clients are more observable whereas urban modes of clientelism usually y...
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Citation Formats
S. K. Çınar, “A Comparative Analysis of Clientelism in Greece, Spain, and Turkey: The Rural-Urban Divide,” 2014, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/82572.