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Title Italy from Crisis to Crisis : Political Economy, Security, and Society in the 21st Century / edited by Matthew Evangelista
Edition First edition
Published London : Taylor and Francis, ©2018
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 311 pages) : illustrations, text file, PDF
Series Routledge Advances in European Politics
Routledge advances in European politics.
Contents Part Part I Introduction -- chapter 1 Italy in crisis: Eppur si muove / Matthew Evangelista -- part PART II The political- economic nexus -- chapter 2 The canary in the coal mine: Movements, parties and populists in the Italian crises / Sidney Tarrow -- chapter 3 Disembedding the Italian economy? Four trajectories of structural reform / Jonathan Hopkin and Julia Lynch -- chapter 4 The trickle-down of corruption: Italy, Mafia, and the crisis of legality / Fabio Armao -- part Part III Foreign, energy, and security policy -- chapter 5 Italian foreign policy after the Cold War: crisis and the limits of a post- ideological foreign policy / Elisabetta Brighi -- chapter 6 Running in chains: The transformation of Italian defense policy / Fabrizio Coticchia -- chapter 7 Between shocks and crises: Changes in Italian energy policies from the Cold War to today / Elisabetta Bini -- part Part IV Societal change and adaptation -- chapter 8 Where have all the young people gone? Generations, family and work in Italy Adele Lebano -- chapter 9 An Italian 2integration crisis3: the role of the state and political actors in excluding immigrants and ethnic minorities / Teresa M. Cappiali -- chapter 10 2Va Pensiero3: The evolution of Italy's information society / Giampiero Giacomello -- chapter 11 Crisis or improvisation? A historical meditation on Italian post- war political development / Mabel Berezin -- part Part V Conclusion -- chapter 12 The Italian crisis in comparative perspective / Kenneth M. Roberts
Summary "Italy from Crisis to Crisis seeks to understand Italy's approach to crises by studying the country in regional, international, and comparative context. Without assuming that the country is abnormal or unusually crisis-prone, the authors treat Italy as an example from which other countries might learn.The book integrates the analysis of domestic politics and foreign policy, including Italy's approach to military interventions, energy security, economic relations with the European Union (EU), and to the NATO alliance, and covers a number of issues that normally receive little attention in studies of "high politics," such as information policy, national identity, immigration, youth unemployment, and family relations. Finally, it puts Italy in a comparative perspective--with other European states, naturally--but also with Latin America, and even the United States, all countries that have experienced similar crises to Italy's and similar--often populist--responses.This text will be of key interest to scholars and students of, and courses on, Italian politics and history, European politics and more broadly to comparative politics and democracy."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Comparative government.
Crisis management in government -- Italy.
Italy -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
Author Evangelista, Matthew, 1958- editor
ISBN 1351586939
9781351586931 (e-book: PDF)