The End of post-war politics in Italy

the landmark 1992 elections
  • 187 Pages
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  • English

Westview Press , Boulder
Elections -- Italy., Political parties -- Italy., Italy -- Politics and government -- 1976-


Italy, I

Statementedited by Gianfranco Pasquino and Patrick McCarthy.
ContributionsPasquino, Gianfranco, 1942-, McCarthy, Patrick, 1941-
LC ClassificationsDG581 .E63 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 187 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1411955M
ISBN 100813386284
LC Control Number93020826

It gathers together articles by British, Irish and Italian young researchers working on various aspects of Italian Studies broadly defined since the end of World War II. The volume offers original insights into lesser known aspects of post-war Italian culture and introduces innovative perspectives on literature, women s studies, cinema, history and : L Risso, M Boria.

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However, as Patrick McCarthy, a professor of European Studies at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Bologna Center, notes in the conclusion to this volume, the outcome of the elections marked the end of the old regime, but failed to indicate "what the new regime might be.".

Summary: The end of Italy's Communist Party and the decline of the Christian Democratic Party are reflections of profound changes taking place within the political and cultural fabric of that country and in Europe as a whole.

The End of Post-War Politics In Italy by Gianfranco Pasquino OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries The end of Italy's Communist Party and the decline of the Christian Democrats reflect profound changes taking place within Italy and in Europe as a whole.

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