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The Routledge handbook of contemporary Italy, history, politics, society, edited by Andrea Mammone, Ercole Giap Parini, and Giuseppe A. Veltri

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The Routledge handbook of contemporary Italy, history, politics, society, edited by Andrea Mammone, Ercole Giap Parini, and Giuseppe A. Veltri
Language
eng
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illustrations
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index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The Routledge handbook of contemporary Italy
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dictionariesbibliographyhandbooks
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910446215958107864
Responsibility statement
edited by Andrea Mammone, Ercole Giap Parini, and Giuseppe A. Veltri
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Routledge handbooks
Sub title
history, politics, society
Summary
The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy provides a comprehensive account of Italy and Italian politics in the 21st Century. Featuring contributions from many leading scholars in the field, this Handbook is comprised of 28 chapters which are organized to deliver unparalleled analysis of Italian society, politics and culture. A wide range of topics are covered, including:Politics and economy, and their impact on Italian societyParties and new politicsRegionalism and migrationsPublic memoriesContinuities and transformations in contemporary Italian society.This is an essential reference work
Table Of Contents
""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""CONTENTS""; ""List of figures""; ""List of tables""; ""List of contributors""; ""Introduction: notes on Italy in recent decades and the Handbook""; ""PART I Old and new tensions in contemporary Italian society""; ""1 The �Southern Question� . . . again""; ""2 Fratelli d�Italia: differences and similarities in social values between Italian macro-regions""; ""3 From manpower to brain drain? Emigration and the Italian state, between past and present""; ""4 Racism, immigration and new identities in Italy""""5 Role and perceptions of women in contemporary Italy""""6 New generation at a crossroads: decline or change? Young people in Italy and their transformation since the nineties""; ""7 Mafias, Italy and beyond""; ""PART II Democratic life and institutions""; ""8 Institutions and the political system in Italy: a story of failure""; ""9 The missing renewal of the ruling class""; ""10 Media and democracy""; ""11 No longer pro-European? Politicisation and contestation of Europe in Italy""; ""12 Religion and the state""; ""PART III Politics""; ""13 Genius loci: the geography of Italian politics""""14 The political right""""15 From communism to centre-left: analysis of an unprecedented political trajectory""; ""16 From the Democrazia Cristiana to the archipelago of Catholic and centrist parties""; ""17 The fluctuating fortunes of the Lega Nord""; ""18 Magistrates going into politics: Antonio Di Pietro and Italy of Values""; ""19 Social movement campaigns from global justice activism to Movimento Cinque Stelle""; ""PART IV Italian welfare and economy""; ""20 Welfare, Italian style: from Bismarckian beginnings to crisis and reform""; ""21 Clientelism""""22 The impact of political calculus on the reform of institutions and growth: old and new examples""""23 Italian firms""; ""24 The banking system and savings allocation in Italy""; ""PART V Memories""; ""25 Cinema and public memory""; ""26 The Risorgimento in contemporary Italy: history, politics and memory during the national jubilees (1911�1961�2011)""; ""27 The �spaces� of anti-Fascism in Italy today""; ""28 Italy�s colonial past""; ""Index""
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Handbook of contemporary Italy
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