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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Italian Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Nationalism in Italian Politics

    The Stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000

    By Damian Tambini

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    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...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Mediterranean Welfare Regime and the Economic Crisis

    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...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Politics of Segmentation

    Party Competition and Social Protection in Europe

    By Georg Picot

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    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...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy

    By John Champagne

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    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...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Religion, Secularism and Politics

    A Mediterranean View

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes, Guy Ben-Porat

    Political debates in many Mediterranean countries today are increasingly framed in dichotomous terms, highlighting divisions between religious and secular worldviews. The role of religion in public life or, put another way, the ‘public return of religion’, is a pertinent and controversial political...

    Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Transformations of the Radical Left in Southern Europe

    Bringing Society Back In?

    Edited by Myrto Tsakatika, Marco Lisi

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Political parties are alleged to be turning their backs to civil society; they are said to discourage the active participation of their members and to distance themselves from the privileged relations to affiliated social organisations they once prized. Instead, parties are broadly believed to be...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and International Relations

    The Case of Italy

    By Elisabetta Brighi

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    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...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Elections in Hard Times: Southern Europe 2010-11

    Edited by Anna Bosco, Susannah Verney

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Southern Europe has been at the heart of the European sovereign debt crisis and in the vanguard of the programmes of radical economic austerity implemented to confront it. During the first two crisis years, the consequences for domestic political stability were dramatic. Across the region, 2010-11...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Dealing with the Legacy of Authoritarianism

    The “Politics of the Past” in Southern European Democracies

    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...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Euroscepticism in Southern Europe

    A Diachronic Perspective

    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...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge