Italian Politics Products

  • Italy - A Contested Polity

    Edited by Martin Bull, Martin Rhodes

    Despite the promise of the new "Second Republic" launched in the early 1990s, Italy remains Europe’s least well-governed country. Fifteen years ago, politicians on the take and mafiosi on the make were supposedly pushed aside by a new generation of reformers and crusading magistrates. However, in…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • Ending Terrorism in Italy

    By Anna Cento Bull, Philip Cooke

    Ending Terrorism in Italy analyses processes of disengagement from terrorism, as well as the connected issues of reconciliation, truth and justice. It examines in a critical and original way how terrorism came to an end in Italy (Part I), and the legacy it has left behind (Part II). The book…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Politics of Migration in Italy

    Perspectives on local debates and party competition

    By Pietro Castelli Gattinara

    Migration represents one of the key issues in both Italian and European politics, and it has triggered EU-wide debates and negotiations, alongside alarmist and often sensationalist news reporting on the activities of government, party and social movement actors. The Politics of Migration in Italy…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Party Change in Southern Europe

    Edited by Anna Bosco, Leonardo Morlino

    It has been argued that political parties are weakening. In Southern Europe, however, political parties have shown remarkable pragmatism. Not only have they played a crucial role in the installation and consolidation of democracy, mostly in the 1970s and 1980s, but they have also adapted to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • The Changing Face of Western Communism

    Edited by David Childs

    This book, first published in 1980, provides both a broad review and detailed analysis of the major issues that had been affecting the changing relations between Moscow and the other European Communist parties. In discussing the Spanish, Italian, French and Scandinavian communist parties the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Nature of the Italian Party System

    A Regional Case Study

    By Geoffrey Pridham

    This study, first published in 1981, focuses on a single region of Italy – Tuscany, and examines the internal and external relationships of the parties, their evolution and their roles in the years 1975-1980. Looking in depth and detail at the activity of the parties in Tuscany, the book identifies…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and International Relations

    The case of Italy

    By Elisabetta Brighi

    This book offers a re-examination of foreign policy, in its relation with domestic politics and international relations (IR). Bringing together a vast body of literature from IR, foreign policy analysis, comparative politics and public policy, this book systematically reconceptualises foreign…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy

    History, politics, society

    Edited by Andrea Mammone, Ercole Giap Parini, Giuseppe A. Veltri

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy provides a comprehensive account of Italy and Italian politics in the 21st Century. Featuring contributions from many leading scholars in the field, this Handbook is comprised of 28 chapters which are organized to deliver unparalleled analysis of Italian…

    Hardback – 2015-05-27
    Routledge

  • Nationalism in Italian Politics

    The Stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000

    By Damian Tambini

    This book is the first full-length study available in English to trace the extraordinary history of the Italian Northern Leagues during the 1980s and 1990s. At a time when the postwar First Republic entered a crisis amid corruption scandals, the Leagues acted as one of the main protest actors and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Politics of National Identity in Italy

    Immigration and 'Italianità'

    By Eva Garau

    This book focuses on the politics of national identity in Italy. Only a unified country for just over 150 years, Italian national identity is perhaps more contingent than longer established nations such as France or the UK.   The book investigates when, how and why the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-06
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Challenge of Coalition Government

    The Italian Case

    Edited by Nicolò Conti, Francesco Marangoni

    Since the advent of the Second Republic in Italy in the mid-1990s, a new generation of politicians has announced a shift in the system toward greater governmental leadership, policy innovation, government accountability and responsiveness to the citizens. Yet in recent years government has…

    Hardback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Protest Elections and Challenger Parties

    Italy and Greece in the Economic Crisis

    Edited by Susannah Verney, Anna Bosco

    Both in Greece in 2012 and Italy in 2013, it took two elections to form a government. A repeat parliamentary contest was required in Greece and the unprecedented re-election of the outgoing President of the Republic in Italy before a cabinet could be formed. Against a background of economic crisis…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

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