Political Institutions and Democracy in Portugal
António Costa Pinto is Research Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal. He has published on authoritarianism, political elites, democratization and transitional justice. He co-edited several volumes for Palgrave, namely, Rethinking Fascism and Dictatorship in Europe (2014) (with A. Kallis) and Technocratic Ministers and Political Leadership in European Democracies (2018) (with M. Cotta and P. Tavares de Almeida).
Conceição Pequito Teixeira is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal. Her research interests currently focus is on comparative politics, parties and systems of political parties, political representation and electoral systems, political institutions and political attitudes and behaviour. Her most recent publications are Social Capital, Social Economy and Quality of Democracy in Portugal (2015) and contributions to the journals South European Society and Politics and Party Politics.