Dr Myrto Tsakatika

  • Senior Lecturer (Politics)

Biography

Office Hours: Tuesday 11-12 and Thursday 2-3

Myrto Tsakatika (PhD Essex) joined Politics in 2007 as Lecturer in European politics. She has also taught at the Athens University of Economics and has held visiting positions at the University of Trieste and the Juan March Foundation in Madrid. Myrto’s research has focused on European Union politics and public policy, namely on the question of the ‘democratic ‘deficit’, trends in public Euroscepticism and new governance modes. More recently she has worked on radical left parties in comparative perspective and populism, particularly in Southern Europe (Greece, Portugal, Italy and Spain).


Research interests

  • European Union institutions and governance
  • Politics of economic and social policy
  • Southern European politics
  • Radical left parties
  • Populism

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2016 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2005 | 2004
Number of items: 22.

2019

Font, N., Graziano, P. and Tsakatika, M. (2019) Varieties of inclusionary populism? SYRIZA, Podemos and the Five Star Movement. Government and Opposition, (doi:10.1017/gov.2019.17) (Early Online Publication)

Lisi, M., Llamazares, I. and Tsakatika, M. (2019) Economic crisis and the variety of populist response: Evidence from Greece, Portugal, and Spain. West European Politics, 42(6), pp. 1284-1309. (doi:10.1080/01402382.2019.1596695)

2016

Tsakatika, M. (2016) SYRIZA’S electoral rise in Greece: protest, trust and the art of political manipulation. South European Society and Politics, 21(4), pp. 519-540. (doi:10.1080/13608746.2016.1239671)

2014

Tsakatika, M. (2014) SYRIZA y la izquierda en la política griega. In: Martín, I. and Tirado, I. (eds.) Grecia: aspectos políticos y juridico-economicos de la crisis. CEPS: Madrid.

2013

Tsakatika, M. and Lisi, M. (Eds.) (2013) Transformations of the Radical Left in Southern Europe: Bringing Society Back In? Series: South European society and politics. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415869805

Serrichio, F., Tsakatika, M. and Quaglia, L. (2013) Euroscepticism and the global financial crisis. Journal of Common Market Studies, 51(1), pp. 51-64. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-5965.2012.02299.x)

Tsakatika, M. (2013) Syriza. In: Passas, A. (ed.) Greek Political Parties and European Integration: Thirty Years on (1981-2011) [In Greek]. Papazisis: Athens. (In Press)

Tsakatika, M. and Eleftheriou, C. (2013) The radical left's turn towards civil society in Greece: One strategy, two paths. South European Society and Politics, 18(1), pp. 81-99. (doi:10.1080/13608746.2012.757455)

Tsakatika, M. and Lisi, M. (2013) Zippin’ up my boots, goin’ back to my roots: Radical left parties in Southern Europe. South European Society and Politics, 18(1), pp. 1-19. (doi:10.1080/13608746.2012.758447)

2012

Tsakatika, M. (2012) Book review: Left parties in national governments. Party Politics, 18(3), pp. 453-455. (doi:10.1177/1354068812438604) [Book Review]

Tsakatika, M. (2012) Slovenian employment policy: 'soft' Europeanization by consensus. Europe-Asia Studies, 64(4), pp. 673-693. (doi:10.1080/09668136.2012.660765)

2011

Kostantinidis, I. and Tsakatika, M. (2011) Anti-party sentiments in Greece: the comparative perspective [in Greek]. In: Vernardakis, C. (ed.) Public Opinion in Greece 2008-2010. Savalas: Athens. ISBN 9789604930050

2009

Tsakatika, M. (2009) The Greek Coalition of the Left: turning Eurosceptic? International and European Politics [in Greek], 14, pp. 143-161.

Tsakatika, M. (2009) Slovenian employment policy from independence to EU membership: studying the impact of horizontal Europeanization. Working Paper. Scottish Jean Monnet Centre Working Paper Series.

Tsakatika, M. , Xezonakis, G. and Bistis, A. (2009) Renewal of political personnel and postmaterialist values in the Greek Coalition of the Left. In: Constantinidis, G., Marantzidis, N. and Pappas, T. (eds.) Parties and Politics in Greece. Kritiki: Athens, pp. 271-306. ISBN 9789602186350

2008

Tsakatika, M. (2008) Political Responsibility and the European Union. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719075155

2007

Tsakatika, M. (2007) Governance vs. politics: the European Union's constitutive 'democratic deficit'. Journal of European Public Policy, 14(6), pp. 867-885. (doi:10.1080/13501760701497840)

Tsakatika, M. (2007) A Parliamentary Dimension for EU Soft Governance. Journal of European Integration, 29(5), pp. 549-564. (doi:10.1080/07036330701694873)

Tsakatika, M. (2007) The European Union and the democratic limits of governance. In: Della Sala, V. and Ruzza, C. (eds.) Civil Society and Governance in the European Union: Normative Perspectives. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719075063

2005

Tsakatika, M. (2005) Claims to Legitimacy: The European Commission between Continuity and Change. Journal of Common Market Studies, 43(1), pp. 193-220. (doi:10.1111/j.0021-9886.2005.00552.x)

2004

Tsakatika, M. (2004) The open method of co-ordination in the European Convention: a lost opportunity? In: Dobson, L. and Follesdal, A. (eds.) Political Theory and the European Constitution. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415340670

Tsakatika, M. (2004) The weakness of the neo-institutionalist approaches: how political institutions change. Science and Society: Review of Political and Moral Theory, 13, pp. 135-166.

This list was generated on Fri Nov 15 11:29:53 2019 GMT.
Number of items: 22.

Articles

Font, N., Graziano, P. and Tsakatika, M. (2019) Varieties of inclusionary populism? SYRIZA, Podemos and the Five Star Movement. Government and Opposition, (doi:10.1017/gov.2019.17) (Early Online Publication)

Lisi, M., Llamazares, I. and Tsakatika, M. (2019) Economic crisis and the variety of populist response: Evidence from Greece, Portugal, and Spain. West European Politics, 42(6), pp. 1284-1309. (doi:10.1080/01402382.2019.1596695)

Tsakatika, M. (2016) SYRIZA’S electoral rise in Greece: protest, trust and the art of political manipulation. South European Society and Politics, 21(4), pp. 519-540. (doi:10.1080/13608746.2016.1239671)

Serrichio, F., Tsakatika, M. and Quaglia, L. (2013) Euroscepticism and the global financial crisis. Journal of Common Market Studies, 51(1), pp. 51-64. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-5965.2012.02299.x)

Tsakatika, M. and Eleftheriou, C. (2013) The radical left's turn towards civil society in Greece: One strategy, two paths. South European Society and Politics, 18(1), pp. 81-99. (doi:10.1080/13608746.2012.757455)

Tsakatika, M. and Lisi, M. (2013) Zippin’ up my boots, goin’ back to my roots: Radical left parties in Southern Europe. South European Society and Politics, 18(1), pp. 1-19. (doi:10.1080/13608746.2012.758447)

Tsakatika, M. (2012) Slovenian employment policy: 'soft' Europeanization by consensus. Europe-Asia Studies, 64(4), pp. 673-693. (doi:10.1080/09668136.2012.660765)

Tsakatika, M. (2009) The Greek Coalition of the Left: turning Eurosceptic? International and European Politics [in Greek], 14, pp. 143-161.

Tsakatika, M. (2007) Governance vs. politics: the European Union's constitutive 'democratic deficit'. Journal of European Public Policy, 14(6), pp. 867-885. (doi:10.1080/13501760701497840)

Tsakatika, M. (2007) A Parliamentary Dimension for EU Soft Governance. Journal of European Integration, 29(5), pp. 549-564. (doi:10.1080/07036330701694873)

Tsakatika, M. (2005) Claims to Legitimacy: The European Commission between Continuity and Change. Journal of Common Market Studies, 43(1), pp. 193-220. (doi:10.1111/j.0021-9886.2005.00552.x)

Tsakatika, M. (2004) The weakness of the neo-institutionalist approaches: how political institutions change. Science and Society: Review of Political and Moral Theory, 13, pp. 135-166.

Books

Tsakatika, M. (2008) Political Responsibility and the European Union. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719075155

Book Sections

Tsakatika, M. (2014) SYRIZA y la izquierda en la política griega. In: Martín, I. and Tirado, I. (eds.) Grecia: aspectos políticos y juridico-economicos de la crisis. CEPS: Madrid.

Tsakatika, M. (2013) Syriza. In: Passas, A. (ed.) Greek Political Parties and European Integration: Thirty Years on (1981-2011) [In Greek]. Papazisis: Athens. (In Press)

Kostantinidis, I. and Tsakatika, M. (2011) Anti-party sentiments in Greece: the comparative perspective [in Greek]. In: Vernardakis, C. (ed.) Public Opinion in Greece 2008-2010. Savalas: Athens. ISBN 9789604930050

Tsakatika, M. , Xezonakis, G. and Bistis, A. (2009) Renewal of political personnel and postmaterialist values in the Greek Coalition of the Left. In: Constantinidis, G., Marantzidis, N. and Pappas, T. (eds.) Parties and Politics in Greece. Kritiki: Athens, pp. 271-306. ISBN 9789602186350

Tsakatika, M. (2007) The European Union and the democratic limits of governance. In: Della Sala, V. and Ruzza, C. (eds.) Civil Society and Governance in the European Union: Normative Perspectives. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719075063

Tsakatika, M. (2004) The open method of co-ordination in the European Convention: a lost opportunity? In: Dobson, L. and Follesdal, A. (eds.) Political Theory and the European Constitution. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415340670

Book Reviews

Tsakatika, M. (2012) Book review: Left parties in national governments. Party Politics, 18(3), pp. 453-455. (doi:10.1177/1354068812438604) [Book Review]

Edited Books

Tsakatika, M. and Lisi, M. (Eds.) (2013) Transformations of the Radical Left in Southern Europe: Bringing Society Back In? Series: South European society and politics. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415869805

Research Reports or Papers

Tsakatika, M. (2009) Slovenian employment policy from independence to EU membership: studying the impact of horizontal Europeanization. Working Paper. Scottish Jean Monnet Centre Working Paper Series.

This list was generated on Fri Nov 15 11:29:53 2019 GMT.

Grants

  • The Greek and Portuguese left on European Integration: organization, strategy, ideology
    Carnegie Trust - £1,420. April 2010
  • The weakest link: changing patterns of party competition and the politics of protest in Southern Europe Caledonian Research Foundation/Royal Society of Edinburgh Visiting Research Fellowship - £2,000. February 2012
  • South European Studies (EUROSUD) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree funding, EACEA - 3,7 m Euro, 2018-2024

 

 


Supervision

Current PhD students

Petar Bankov, The electoral performance of Radical Left Parties: the role of party organisation at sub-national level'

Michael Scanlan, 'From El Congresso to Βουλή των Ελλήνων. How inclusive populism developed from being a Latin American phenomenon to fixture of European politics'

Ekaterina Tolstukha, 'The democratic deficit of the European Union revisited. A dynamic network analysis of the Institutional Reform Debate in the EU'

 

Recent PhD students

Wanpat Youngmavittaya, 'A Critical Reflection on Michael J Sandel: Rethinking Communitarianism and the Politics of the Common Good'

Giannis Vassilopoulos, 'Organised Interests and European Integration: the course of Greek Business towards the EEC' 

David A. Alexander, 'The Sources of Committee Influence in the European Parliament'

Matthias Dapprich, 'The Historical Development of West Germany's New Left with particular empasis on the Marxistische Gruppe and the K-Gruppen'


Teaching

pre-Honours Teaching 

Level 1A Introduction to Liberal Democracy (lectures on the European Union and EU-UK relations)

 

Undergraduate Teaching

  • European Union Politics
  • The Politics of the Left in Europe

 

Postgraduate Teaching

  • Politics and Society in Southern Europe

Additional information

Other Roles

  • Programme Director, ERASMUS MUNDUS International Master in South European Studies (EUROSUD)