Democracy, Indignados , and the Republican Tradition in Spain

Authored by: José Luis Martí

The Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies

Print publication date:  March  2017
Online publication date:  March  2017

Print ISBN: 9780415722834
eBook ISBN: 9781315709895
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Over the course of the current economic crisis, Spain has been the focus of much worldwide concern. The crisis is particularly acute in that country, some of the worst fallout being extremely high unemployment rates, reaching 25% in 2014. As the thirteenth-largest economy in the world and the fifth largest in Europe, Spain’s turbulence has seriously affected the rest of the globe. In 2011, however, the country caught the eye of the world in a different, more positive way.

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