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  • Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer

    1st Edition

    By Alberto Testa, Anna Sergi

    Whilst corruption and organized crime have been widely researched, they have not yet been specifically linked to sport. Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer offers an original insight into this new research area. Adopting a psycho-social approach based mainly on Pierre Bourdieu's praxeology,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Mafia-type Organisations and Extortion in Italy

    The Camorra in Campania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giacomo Di Gennaro, Antonio La Spina

    Mafia-type organizations generate several distorting effects on the economy. In Italy their presence is endemic, and not only in Southern regions such as Sicily, Campania or Calabria. Such organizations endure the fierce and continuous pressure exerted by Italian anti-mafia policy, maybe the most…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Work-Family Policy Reforms in Germany and Italy

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Blome

    One of the fundamental challenges facing modern welfare states is the question of work-family reconciliation. An increasing share of mothers work, but many European welfare states do not adequately support the dual-earner model, especially in southern Europe. After 2005, German policy-makers…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

  • The Darkest Sides of Politics, I

    Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations, and Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Bale

    This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Italy's Foreign Policy in the Twenty-first Century

    A Contested Nature?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ludovica Marchi, Richard Whitman, Geoffrey Edwards

    Italy’s foreign policy has often been dismissed as too idiosyncratic, inconsistent and lacking ambition. This book offers new insights into the position Italy has attained in the international community in the 21st century. It explores how the country has sought to take advantage of its passage…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Challenge of Coalition Government

    The Italian Case, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Labour Market Deregulation in Japan and Italy

    Worker Protection under Neoliberal Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Hiroaki Richard Watanabe

    Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the increasing neoliberal pressures of globalisation. In this context, labour market deregulation was considered an effective tool to cope with those economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Nature of the Italian Party System

    A Regional Case Study, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Changing Face of Western Communism

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Politics of National Identity in Italy

    Immigration and 'Italianità', 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Landscape and Memory in Post-Fascist Italian Film

    Cinema Year Zero, 1st Edition

    By Giuliana Minghelli

    This study argues that neorealism’s visual genius is inseparable from its almost invisible relation to the Fascist past: a connection inscribed in cinematic landscapes. While largely a silent narrative, neorealism’s complex visual processing of two decades of Fascism remains the greatest cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • 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
    Routledge
    West European Politics

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