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The Military and Bureaucracy in Greece - 1967-1974
Public Administration and Development (1988)
  • Constantine P. Danopoulos, San Jose State University
Abstract

This article attempts to examine and analyse the Greek military regime's (1967-1974) relations with the country's administrative apparatus. After briefly tracing the historical and ecological dimensions of these two institutions the article analyses their relations during the 7-year period on the basis of Eckstein and Gurr's superordinate-subordinate theoretical framework. The relevant data, which include interviews with senior civil servants as well as military officers, indicate that due to the nature of their profession, which emphasizes discipline and strict subordination, the military as political governors create an atmosphere to which the less regimented and more give-and-take-oriented bureaucracies have difficulty becoming accustomed. Military regimes and administrators do not enjoy the best of relations.

Publication Date
1988
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Citation Information
Constantine P. Danopoulos. "The Military and Bureaucracy in Greece - 1967-1974" Public Administration and Development Vol. 8 Iss. 2 (1988)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/constantine_danopoulos/39/