Italian Politics Products

  • The Mediterranean Welfare Regime and the Economic Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes, Pau Mari-Klose

    This book examines the recent evolution of the Mediterranean Welfare regime, and how the economic crisis may be contributing to redefine its basic traits. Moving from the macro comparative analysis of long-term socio-demographic trends to the study of specific welfare programs, the chapters…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01

  • 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

  • Perspectives of National Elites on European Citizenship

    A South European View, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolò Conti, Maurizio Cotta, Pedro Tavares de Almeida

    Over the last two decades, the process of European integration has become interwoven with the theme of citizenship and the debate on the democratic quality of the EU and of its institutions has become more salient. What are the views about Europe which emerge when we interrogate the national elites…

    Hardback – 2011-10-03
    South European Society and Politics

  • 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

  • Constructing Democracy in Southern Europe

    A comparative analysis of Italy, Spain and Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Lauren M. McLaren

    Why are some regimes democratic while others are not? Specifically, how have Spain and Italy managed to become democratic while Turkey, which shares many similar characteristics, has not? Spain, Italy and Turkey have shared common historical features which would have been disruptive to any new…

    Paperback – 2010-06-30
    Democratization Studies

  • Italy Today

    The Sick Man of Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mammone, Giuseppe A. Veltri

    Italy Today represents one of the most comprehensive examinations of contemporary Italy. It is a provocative and an innovative collection that aims to highlight the current ‘crisis’ of the country through an analysis of several different ‘dark shadows’ of contemporary Italian society. Italy…

    Paperback – 2010-02-10

  • Fighting Terrorism and Drugs

    Europe and International Police Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Jörg Friedrichs

    Fighting Terrorism and Drugs is an examination of European states in their fight against terrorism and drugs, from the 1960s up to the present day. Jörg Friedrichs explores what makes large European states willing or unwilling to participate in international…

    Paperback – 2009-06-26
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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