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Professor José María Maravall FBA

Political sociology; comparative politics; empirical democratic theory
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About this Fellow

Professor Maravall is a foreign member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a "Commandeur de l' Ordre des Palmes Academiques" in France". He holds doctorates at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the University of Oxford, as well as a D.Litt. from the University of Warwick. He has been a Visiting Professor at the universities of Columbia, Harvard, New York, and at the European University Institute in Florence. He is a Honorary Fellow at St. Antony' s College, Oxford.


Current post

  • Professor of Sociology at the Juan March Institute and Universidad Complutense of Madrid


Dictatorship and Political Dissent

José María Maravall, 1978 Tavistock

The Transition to Democracy in Spain

José María Maravall, 1982 Croom Helm

Economic Reforms in New Democracies

José María Maravall, 1993 Cambridge University Press

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