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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Ending Terrorism in Italy

    By Anna Cento Bull, Philip Cooke

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    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...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Landscape and Memory in Post-Fascist Italian Film

    Cinema Year Zero

    By Giuliana Minghelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    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...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Education in Political Science

    Discovering a neglected field

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

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    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...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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