BiographyI am a political scientist, moving from my initial research field of social capital and party organization , I approached and then deepened my knowledge on Party Politics and Participation.
My research has progressed also in the field of political Communication, Politolinguistics, and finally on Populism.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
My present research topic and works deal with party politics, participatory studies, Political communication and Populism. I am an active member of the Italian Political Science Association and also member of the Political Studies Association ( in the Italian Politics Specialist Group ) and at the moment I am researching the recent evolution of the political system in Italy, in comparison with southern European countries; active academic networking and collaboration with national and international colleagues and research centres (UK,, Spain, Finland, Portugal, Czech Republic, France, Lithuania).
Keywords: Social capital and Parties organizations, Video-politics, Populism, Five Stars Movement, European Politics,
Published: Mar 14, 2019 by CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN POLITICS
Authors: Roberto De Rosa and Dario Quattromani
Subjects: Political Science
The aim of this article is to explore how the Five-star Movement (M5s) has entered the local institutions of Rome and how it has structured its relationship with the administrative machine. The analysis covers the period from 2013 until 2018, and the methods used are both quantitative and qualitative.