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  1. Politics of Segmentation

    Party Competition and Social Protection in Europe

    By Georg Picot

    Series: Routledge/EUI 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 January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Perspectives of National Elites on European Citizenship

    A South European View

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

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    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...

    Published October 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Re-inventing the Italian Right

    Territorial politics, populism and 'post-fascism'

    By Stefano Fella, Carlo Ruzza

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    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...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Constructing Democracy in Southern Europe

    A comparative analysis of Italy, Spain and Turkey

    By Lauren M. McLaren

    Series: Democratization Studies

    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...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Italy Today

    The Sick Man of Europe

    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...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Fighting Terrorism and Drugs

    Europe and International Police Cooperation

    By Jörg Friedrichs

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    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...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Italy - A Contested Polity

    Edited by Martin Bull, Martin Rhodes

    Series: West European Politics

    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...

    Published October 26th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Party Change in Southern Europe

    Edited by Anna Bosco, Leonardo Morlino

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    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...

    Published January 31st 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 25th 2001 by Routledge