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By Jennifer Clarke, Asteris Huliaras

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Organised civil society in Greece is usually considered as vulnerable with scores for associational density, volunteerism and degrees of social capital often one of the lowest in Europe. Austerity and the 3rd area in Greece explores the context in the back of the information and normal perceptions of a society of takers, no longer givers. Stereotypes of a rustic residing past its capability were exacerbated through the Eurozone hindrance yet, due to the fact 2008, there has actually been an excellent proliferation of organised civil society projects within the state. Has the monetary predicament visible a belated awakening of Greek civil society? supplying a wide assessment of up to date civil society in Greece this e-book explores how a variety of features of the country's socio-political context have affected the improvement of the 3rd quarter and examines the impact of the commercial situation on it. specialist individuals mix macro-level analyses with neighborhood case reports to shape a desirable new learn at the impacts of nationwide and neighborhood context on civil society improvement. Their findings supply not just for a greater knowing of comparable activities, but in addition give a contribution to wider educational debates on societal responses to financial crises.

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Politicians and their supporters have typically employed an emotional nationalistic rhetoric and avoided genuine issues. In turn this has led to the polarisation of the political debate and diminished the 4 Interview with a British researcher who wants to remain anonymous, Athens 15 September 2013. 14 Austerity and the Third Sector in Greece space for the development of civil society organisations. The state became a prize for the party that won power and the government budget became a tool for the reward of loyal supporters.

Institutional trust has also been linked to policy implementation and policy outcome. , 2014). Thus, it is linked with the level of compliance with regulations of a community and also with the level of acceptance for proposed public policies (Jones, 2010). It should be noted that this type of trust is characterised by a top-down policy approach and is not depended on horizontal relations but on institutional performance. In this context, institutional trust is directly correlated with indicators like the GDP, the level of unemployment, the rate of inflation and corruption indexes (Mishler and Rose, 1998).

The very low levels of trust in 2012 can be attributed to the severe impacts of governmental austerity measures for Greek households. The slight increase observed in 2013 cannot be considered significant at the moment. Data over the next five years will show whether attitudes of Greek citizens have started to change towards the government in a positive way. Social Capital Levels in Greece in Times of Crisis 37 Discussion The present chapter aimed to explore if and how social capital has changed in Greece over the past few years.

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