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  • Italy - A Contested Polity

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-08-04
    West European Politics

  • Ending Terrorism in Italy

    1st Edition

    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
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Party Change in Southern Europe

    1st Edition

    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
    South European Society and Politics

  • Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and International Relations

    The case of Italy, 1st Edition

    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 Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Nationalism in Italian Politics

    The Stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000, 1st Edition

    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 Advances in European Politics

  • Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change

    The Case of Italy, 1st Edition

    By Paolo R. Graziano

    This book examines the impact of Europeanization on the domestic politics of EU member states, focussing on agricultural policy, cohesion policy and employment policy with a detailed comparative case study on Italy. Though a founding member, Italy has often had an uneasy relationship with the EU…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Europe and the Nation State

  • Politics of Segmentation

    Party Competition and Social Protection in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Georg Picot

    When political parties make policy decisions they are influenced by the competition they face from other parties. This book examines how party competition and party systems affect reforms of social protection. Featuring a historical comparison of Italy and Germany post-1945, the book shows how a…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

  • Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy

    1st Edition

    By John Champagne

    Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy is an interdisciplinary historical re-reading of a series of representative texts that complicate our current understanding of the portrayal of masculinity in the Italian fascist era. Examining paintings, films, music and literature in light of…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Dealing with the Legacy of Authoritarianism

    The “Politics of the Past” in Southern European Democracies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio Costa Pinto, Leonardo Morlino

    In recent years the agenda of how to ‘deal with the past’ has become a central dimension of the quality of contemporary democracies. Many years after the process of authoritarian breakdown, consolidated democracies revisit the past either symbolically or to punish the elites associated with the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Euroscepticism in Southern Europe

    A Diachronic Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Verney

    Euroscepticism has emerged as a growing constraint on European integration, starting with the Maastricht Treaty in the early 1990s, continuing with the mid-2000s constitutional debacle and intensifying with the eurozone crisis – a crisis in which Southern Europe has played a key role. But is…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Education in Political Science

    Discovering a neglected field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anja P. Jakobi, Kerstin Martens, Klaus Dieter Wolf

    This pioneering volume is devoted to the analysis of education from the perspective of political science, applying the full range of the discipline’s analytical perspectives and methodological tools. The contributions demonstrate how education policy can be explored systematically from a variety…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Re-inventing the Italian Right

    Territorial politics, populism and 'post-fascism', 1st Edition

    By Stefano Fella, Carlo Ruzza

    Following his third election victory in 2008, the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was the most controversial head of government in the EU. This is a cogent examination of the Berlusconi phenomenon, exploring the success and development of the new populist right-wing coalition in Italy…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Extremism and Democracy

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