Politics as usual The Trials and Tribulations of the Law of Historical Memory in SpainReport as inadecuate

Author: Georgina Blakeley

Source: https://core.ac.uk/


The aim of this article is to evaluate the Law of Historical Memory from a political perspective where politics is understood as "the art of the possible".
It will be argued that the Law of Historical Memory is a product of the compromises which characterise the process of politics as usual in a functioning democracy.
An analysis of the Law of Historical Memory, therefore, can illuminate the way in which politics functions in Spain today.
Two main issues are focused on: the primacy of electoral considerations and the interaction between state and civil society ...

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